The 2014 Mini Cooper S, shown here, gains a few inches in length, although it retains its classic looks.
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The Cooper's wheels can range from 15 to 18 inches, depending on options and trim levels.
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The base Mini Cooper hatchback, shown here, will be the least expensive in the line-up.
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LED headlights can be had as an option in the new Cooper.
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As previously, the hood covers the entire front of the car, opening up around the headlights.
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For the Cooper S, Mini uses a 2-liter engine with direct injection and a twin-scroll turbo, producing 192 horsepower.
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The base Mini Cooper gets a drastically redesigned engine, going from a 1.6-liter four-cylinder to a 1.5-liter three-cylinder. The smaller engine generates greater power through the use of direct injection and a turbo.
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The redesigned car offers more interior space and lighter weight.
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The Mini Cooper remains a front-wheel drive car, yet has a sophisticated rear suspension.
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The redesigned cabin moves the speedometer from the center of the dashboard to a spot in front of the driver.
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With base electronics in the cabin, the Cooper gets a monochrome screen for stereo and phone functions.
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This new controller, present on cars with navigation or an upgraded electronics display, borrows heavily from BMW iDrive.
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With its enhanced cabin electronics display, a color LCD shows icons for the various cabin tech functions.
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Mini Connected integrates with a smartphone app to offer a variety of data-driven features.
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