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The new Mini One with a new 1.2-litre turbo is the only Mini in COE Category A. By Samuel Ee

Published Fri, Jul 25, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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AND One makes three. The new Mini One is the third Mini to be introduced with a new engine, one that belongs to BMW's Efficient Dynamics engine family.

BMW, which owns Mini, uses a half-litre cylinder as a building block for a new range of turbocharged three-cylinder, four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines. While the Cooper S gets a 2.0-litre four-cylinder unit, the Cooper uses a 1.5-litre three-pot engine.

The entry-level Mini One's 1.2-litre unit is actually derived from the Cooper's power plant but with a reduction in capacity. It also means that all three Mini variants - the One, Cooper and Cooper S - now have turbocharged engines (…

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