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. [2]  The car was entered in a limited campaign for 2011, with a view to a complete championship from 2012 and was run by  Prodrive , [3]  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. [4]  The WRC’s engine was developed by  BMW Motorsport  for use in a variety of motorsport series, including the FIA World Touring Car Championship .

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