New MINI Paceman with 64.2mpg fuel economyApril 1, 2013
The all-new MINI Paceman is available with two diesel and two petrol engines, offering up to 64.2mpg fuel economy and 115g/km emissions.
The MINI Cooper D Paceman uses a 1.6-litre 112bhp turbocharged engine with a 0-62mph time of 10.8 seconds. It returns 64.2mpg fuel economy and 115g/km emissions.
The flagship diesel is the MINI Cooper SD Paceman, which gets a 2.0-litre 143bhp engine. Its 0-62mph time is 9.2 seconds. Fuel economy is 61.4mpg with an emissions figure of 122g/km.
For petrol buyers, the MINI Cooper Paceman features a 1.6-litre 122bhp unit offering a 0-62mph time of 10.4 seconds, fuel economy of 47.1mpg with CO2 emissions of 140 g/km.
The MINI Cooper S Paceman uses the same engine, tuned to deliver 184bhp. It will sprint to 62mph in 7.5 seconds. Fuel economy is 46.3mpg and emissions are 143g/km.
Styled as a coupé interpretation of the Countryman, the seventh unique member of the MINI family sells alongside the Hatch, Clubman, Convertible, Countryman, Coupé and Roadster.
Built on the Countryman platform, bumper to bumper the car is 4,109 mm (4,115mm for MINI Cooper S Paceman and Cooper SD Paceman), which makes it almost identical in size to its sibling.
The Paceman is a strict four-seater, and folding down the rear seats expands the rear load-carrying capacity from 330 litres to a maximum of 1,080 litres.
The Paceman has lowered sports suspension as standard and optional all-wheel drive transmission. Regular suspension and ride height are available as a no-cost option.
All models come with a six-speed manual gearbox, or the optional six-speed automatic with Steptronic function for manual control.
For buyers who want the reassuring grip that comes with four-wheel drive, MINI’s ALL4 system is available on the Cooper D, SD and Cooper S Paceman models.
There’s also a 218bhp John Cooper Works Paceman, which accelerates from 0-62mph in 6.9 seconds.
Driver aids include Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) as standard across the range, with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) including Electronic Differential Lock Control (EDLC) on the MINI Cooper S Paceman, Cooper SD Paceman and Cooper D Paceman ALL4. Light alloy wheels in 16-inch and 17-inch sizes are standard, with 18-inch or 19-inch on the options list.
MINI’s MINIMALISM environmental systems are fitted as standard and include Auto Start/Stop, Shift Point Display, Brake Energy Regeneration and on-demand operation of ancillary units, all of which help cut fuel use and reduce emissions.
The MINI Cooper Paceman starts at £18,970.
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