Mini John Cooper Works WRC
The Mini John Cooper Works WRC is a World Rally Car debuted by the Mini WRC Team during the 2011 World Rally Championship season . It is the first rally car to bear the Mini label in top-level rallying since the 1960s.  The car was entered in a limited campaign for 2011, with a view to a complete championship from 2012 and was run by Prodrive ,  who previously had success with the Subaru Impreza WRC .
The WRC is based on the Mini Countryman and features a direct-injection 1.6 L turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine.  The WRC’s engine was developed by BMW Motorsport for use in a variety of motorsport series, including the FIA World Touring Car Championship .