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B&B: Performance upgrades for the ‘Big’ MINI

B&B: Performance upgrades for the ‘Big’ MINI

03.05.2017: B&B Automobiltechnik - MINI Cooper S Countryman With a 300 hp VW Lupo RS, 385 hp Audi S1, and 400 hp VW Polo VR6

B&B Automobiltechnik - MINI Cooper S Countryman





With a 300 hp VW Lupo RS, 385 hp Audi S1, and 400 hp VW Polo VR6 Turbo, B&B Automobiltechnik has always stood for big horsepower in small packages. Now the current MINI range benefits from their tuning expertise.



B&B offers three levels of engine upgrade for the MINI Cooper S Countryman, the top Stage 3 conversion lifting the 192 hp and 280 Nm of the factory fresh motor to a rousing 275 hp and 385 Nm (3,950 euro). This slashes the 0-100 km/h sprint from 7.4 to 6.2 seconds, with top speed increased from 222 to over 240 km/h.



This significant jump in output is achieved using B&B’s high-performance air-to-air intercooler, a larger diameter exhaust downpipe, along with modifications to the intake paths and air ducts to improve airflow. The ECU remapping that maximises these hardware upgrades raises the turbo boost pressure and alters the fuelling and ignition parameters to suit.




The Stage 1 and 2 power kits deliver more modest output increases with the entrylevel Stage 1 providing 169 kW / 230 hp and 325 Nm (1,298 euro), while Stage 2 is good for 180 kW / 245 hp with 350 Nm (1,950 euro) respectively.



Stage 1 is purely an ECU software remap of the fuel and ignition curves, with turbo boost pressure increased by around 0.2 bar. However, the 245 hp output of Stage 2 requires work on the air intake and air ducting to increase the ram airflow. In this case the ECU remapping also raises the boost pressure by around 0.25 bar.



If the car being tuned to any of these three stages has an automatic transmission the gearbox control electronics will also receive a software upgrade to ensure its seamless operation with the uprated engine.



B&B’s supplementary high flow oil cooler system (from 998 euro) is recommended for the turbocharged 2.0-litre engine. Featuring a high efficiency matrix with a large conductive surface area, this system is able to reduce oil temperatures by a significant 25 degrees C under high load conditions.



Further performance gains can be obtained with B&B’s optional performance exhaust components. Their larger diameter exhaust downpipe (from 1,398 euro) reduces exhaust gas backpressure as well as temperature, resulting in an additional output of roughly 15 hp / 11 kW.



B&B also offers a sport exhaust system (from 895 euro), a cat-back sport exhaust system with electronically operated flap control (from 1,398 euro), and a race exhaust system with metal catalyst (from 2,795 euro). The latter releases around 20 hp / 15 kW more, while the resulting lower backpressure reduces the thermal loads on the engine and turbocharger.



To optimise the ride, handling and appearance of the MINI Countryman, B&B offers a sports spring kit (from 298 euro), which lowers the ride height by around 40 mm. For the more hard-core driver, the sophisticated alternative is the B&B / KW V3 (from 1,849 euro) coil-over suspension kit, which features adjustable ride height, and damper bounce and rebound control.



To ensure strong and consistent retardation under all conditions, the B&B highperformance braking system (from 3,295 euro) with larger 342 mm diameter vented discs in front significantly improves braking performance. These big brakes are designed for use with the factory 18-inch wheels.



B&B’s 8.5x20-inch B10 light alloy wheels with 225/30ZR20 tyres (from 2,498 euro complete) fill out the wheel arches perfectly. Together with the uprated suspension, these big wheels and tyres dramatically improve the cars cornering ability, and add a sporty finishing touch to the largest MINI of the lot.




-xmedia photos B&B Automobiltechnik GmbH

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03.05.2017 / MaP

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