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2003 Mini Cooper S

2003 Mini Cooper S
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The 2003 Mini Cooper S is the sport version of a long sought rebirth of an old favourite. However, the new Mini bears little resemblance to its origins when you look in below the surface. The old Mini had 34 hp while the Cooper S has a whopping 163, making it a bit of a rocket.
Awesome styling is a key ingredient however, for this new breed of Mini and details like available flags for the roof and sophisticated exterior design ability mean the consumer can really become involved in an interactive process.

Available Models
The 2003 Mini Cooper S has one basic trim level that offers and assortment of features. However, various enhancement packages allow the buyer to add a variety of focussed add-ons.

Interior Features
The 2003 Mini Cooper S, a sport version of this car, has some racy details and interior touches as standard equipment. For example, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and the rear spoiler is standard as are 6-way adjustable sports seats with leatherette upholstery and a special alloy patina trim. To add to this though, a Premium Luxury package is available that includes a power sunroof and automatic climate control. Leather Upholstery is also available as an option along with heated seats as part of a Cold Weather package.

The audio system has a few grades and available enhancements A trunk mounted 6-disc changer can be installed in support of the premium audio system.

Exterior Features
The 2003 Mini Cooper S has exterior styling that has really led the charge for its commercial success. Without so successfully hitting the mark on the aesthetics, the results wouldn't have been nearly as good, Details like the front hood racing stripes and sharp roof contrast colours are a big part of that success. The success of the roof flags is an example of their inspired styling strategy. In response to the success of the original Union Jack and Stars and Stripes, Three new flags have been brought in; the Canadian Maple Leaf, the Scottish Cross of St Andrew and the English Cross of St George.

The 2003 Mini Cooper S has a supercharged 1.6-liter dohc 4-cyl with a smoking 163 hp at 6000 rpm and 155 lb-ft of torque at 4000. This is teamed with a 6-speed manual transmission. With its low center of gravity, rigid sport suspension and 16.5-inch run-flat racing tires, the Mini S has razor-sharp racer handling with minimal lean.

Also available on the Mini Cooper S, all-season traction control and drive-by-wire electronic throttle control can be selected as stand alone item or they can be enhanced further by a sport package that includes many performance and handling technologies at once.

Safety and Security
A Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) system leads the safety portfolio but extensive airbag technology is also in place and is comprised of dual front airbags, front side airbags and side head-protection airbags. Antilock 4-wheel disc brakes, a tire-pressure monitor and daytime running lights are all standard.

Packages for the 2003 Mini Cooper

Premium Package
Cruise control and leather multi-function steering wheel
Dual-pane panoramic power sunroof (front and back)
Automatic air-conditioning with active carbon air filter
On-board computer

Sport Package
Dynamic stability Control (DSC)
Sport Seats
Front fog lamps
Rear spoiler
16" alloy wheels, 195/55R-16 run flat performance tires (5-star design)
17" alloy wheels, 205/45R-17 perf. Or all season run flat tires (S-lite design)
Whiter or Black Bonnet stripes (if you want them)
Xenon headlights with retractable, high intensity power wash

Cold Weather Package
Heated washer jets
Heated mirrors
Heated front seats

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Fast Stats
MSRP from
1.6L S/C I-4
163 @ 6,000
6-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
24 / 33

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