• MINI Cooper S

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Key facts

2006 MINI Cooper S information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3714 mm
How heavy?
1130 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
175 PS / 173 bhp / 129 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
260 Nm / 192 / 26.5 kgm @ 1700-4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.1 s
How fast?
225 km/h, 140 mph
How economical?
8.9/5.7/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
164.0 CO2 g/km


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2006 MINI Cooper S technical specifications


The Cooper S is a motor car from MINI, with front wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 3 door hatchback body style.
The power is produced by a turbocharged engine of 1.6 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 173 bhp (175 PS/129 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 260 N·m (192 lb·ft/26.5 kgm) at 1700-4500 rpm.
Power is supplied to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Its claimed kerb weight is 1130 kg.
The MINI Cooper S is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 225 km/h (140 mph), officially quoted fuel consumption is 8.9/5.7/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 164.0 g/km.
2006 MINI Cooper S data
2006 MINI Cooper S data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2467 97.1
Track/tread (front) 1453 57.2
Track/tread (rear) 1461 57.5
Length 3714 146.2
Width 1683 66.3
Height 1407 55.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.51
Kerb weight 1130 kg 2491 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.36
Frontal area 1.97
CdA 0.71
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW/PSA
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77 × 85.8 mm
3.03 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 175 PS (173 bhp) (129 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 108.3 bhp/litre
1.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 260 Nm (192 ft·lb) (26.5 kgm)
at 1700-4500 rpm
Specific torque 162.7 Nm/litre
1.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2044.6 kPa (296.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 27.5 s
Maximum speed 225 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 155.23 PS/g
114.16 kW/g
153.1 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.76 kg/kW
14.63 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.9/5.7/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km8.9/5.7/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre11.2/17.5/14.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG31.7/49.6/40.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG26.4/41.3/34.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 164.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 160.08 g/km
VED band (UK) G
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6½J x 16
Wheel size rear 6½J x 16
Tyres front 195/55 R 16 87V RSC
Tyres rear 195/55 R 16 87V RSC
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 294 mm
Rear brake diameter 259 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 3.65
general ID149303
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 MINI Cooper S added 2006-10-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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