Mini Paceman Review
Mini Paceman is a compact crossover manufactured by the renowned British automaker Mini. This 3-door car was introduced as a concept car for the first time at the North American International Auto Show in the year 2011 and later launched in the auto market for customers in year 2013. Though, it has been a couple of years only, this car has already gained popularity due to its striking features and elegant styling. Its efficient petrol engine along with sporty appeal has made it the talk of the town where ever it has been launched so far. This drive is made available in 3 trims – Cooper, Cooper S and John Cooper Works in Philippines with sumptuous and comforting features.
Engine, mileage & variants
The new Mini Paceman is offered in three trim levels – Cooper, Cooper S Paceman and John Cooper Works. All of the variants of this Mini car are packed with twin-scroll turbocharged engine. This 1.6-litre in Cooper S trim produces a maximum power output measuring 135 kW at 5500 rpm along with a maximum torque clocking at 240 Nm between 1600 to 5000 rpm. This mini crossover, the Cooper S, is pretty fast while acceleration and races from a standstill and reaches to 100 kmph in 7.5 seconds with a top speed of 227 kmph. Coming to the fuel efficiency of this car, it 5.9-litre/100 kms on an average on combined driveways.
Mini Paceman has an appealing exterior which is hard to ignore. The remarkable silhouette showcases its modern craftsmanship with an elegant designing. Employed with a sweeping roofline, elongated doors and classy metallic colours, this crossover has expanded shoulders to give a feel of athleticism and elegance. The front and side profile have been designed with passion and grace to show off the style statement of its riders. To give the same appeal to its rear, this Mini car has LED tail lights and similarly appealing built up. Mini Paceman comes appointed with dynamic 12-inch alloy wheels which enhance the sporty appeal of this car. This compact car comes with overall dimensions measuring 4109-4124mm x 1786mm x 1518-1527mm (L x W x H) along with a wheelbase counting to 2596 mm.
The cabin of Mini Paceman showcases a perfect blend of grace, appeal and cutting-edge technologies. You find ergonomic seating arrangement where seats are wrapped with luxurious looking premium upholstery flaunting a classy interior trim for the occupants. Also, the sporty steering wheel has been wrapped with leather for good grip while driving and added looks to the interior. The dashboard, which is the most important part of any car, is also given equal importance and has been designed to match with other sporty and gracious features of this Mini vehicle. The screen plotted at the center of the dashboard has a round frame which makes it look classy. Apart from all this, the instrument panel also looks sophisticated with all the controls, gauges and meters. A boot space worth 330-litres is given in this mini crossover to accommodate your luggage.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
Mini Paceman is not only about style at exterior and sumptuous features at interior but also has advanced safety features which any sporty ride must have. This car has a number of sensors to sense a danger before it appears and safeguard the passengers. The advance technologies in this drive includes new-generation 4-sensor Anti-Lock Braking System, cornering braking control and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution for best control on vehicle and good stability. Also, the standard braking system in this drive is engineered to match perfectly with the engine. Apart from all these features, it has Dynamic Stability Control prevents the vehicle from skidding even on slippery terrain while you are racing it on elevated speeds. Front, side and curtain type airbags keep your safe even after an impact. Also, the rigid body of Mini Paceman absorbs the impact after a hit and minimize the chances of getting injuries for passengers.
Mini Paceman is a stylish and sporty ride which is complemented with cutting-edge technology to offer you that thrilling experience while you ride. This drive has a low boot space which might be a drawback but otherwise, there is ample space at its interior for the passengers.