Mini will debut the John Cooper Works GP Concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. 

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This is Mini's vision for a hardcore racecar.

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It's a spiritual successor to two different Mini models -- the 2012 JCW GP and the 2006 Mini Cooper S with the JCW GP Kit.

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A new body kit widens the Mini considerably, with very aggressive bumpers, wide side skirts and a big wing out back.

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Many of the parts are carbon fiber, and there's a bunch of red accents, because red is the sportiest color.

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The wing looks like it could push the car through to the center of the planet.

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Since it's just a figment of Mini's imagination, there was no information on power output or other racing-drivetrain bits.

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Inside, there's a proper roll cage for safety, five-point harnesses and racing seats. 

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A lack of weight-adding creature comforts like complicated door panels, carpeting and a back seat also hints at its racing nature. 

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If you'll be in Frankfurt, be sure to give this concept a bit of your time.

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