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MotoringFile Exclusive: JCW World Championship 50 to be Priced Around €40,000

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It hasn’t been announced officially but our sources are telling us that the ultra rare (250 worldwide) World Championship 50 will be priced at 40,000 Euros. If (and it’s a huge if) this car comes to the US it’ll be likely upwards of $50,000 most likely.

We’ve also received a full list of options and accessories included on the car:

  • Exclusive non-metallic British Racing Green (will not be offered on any other MINI)
  • Pepper White Roof
  • Signed Pepper White Bonnet Stripes
  • John Cooper Works Aero Kit
  • Carbon Fibre Rear Diffuser
  • Additional Driving Lights w/Black Housing
  • Bi-Xenon Lights w/Black Interior
  • Numbered Edition Side Scuttle Finishers
  • Carbon Fibre Mirror Caps
  • Carbon Fibre Bonnet Scoop
  • Carbon Fibre Tailgate Lift Handle
  • Cross-Spoke Challenge Alloy Wheels in Jet Black
  • Full Leather Piped Seat in Carbon Black w/Red Piping
  • Alcantara John Cooper Works Steering Wheel
  • Carbon Fibre Facia Finishers
  • Signed Facia Plaque
  • Carbon Fibre Door Grip
  • Gear Shift & Handbrake Gaiters w/Red Stitching
  • Floor Mats w/Red Edging
  • Blacked out Headlamps
  • Sport suspension

BTW we’re officially calling this car the WC50 because the name…. it’s too long.

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Written By: Gabe

  • Bor

    what am I missing here ? why so expensive ? is it a regular JCW powertrain ?

  • http://n/a Chris

    Everyone who said they would buy a JCW as soon as the JCW aerokit came on it standard from the factory better get their $50k ready :)

  • http://www.motoringfile.com/ Gabe

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    Everyone who said they would buy a JCW as soon as the JCW aerokit came on it standard from the factory better get their $50k ready :)

    The JCW aero kit already comes standard in the UK.

  • Craig Wright

    anyone that pays £40,000 for that needs their head examined!

  • C4

    Whatever these people are smoking I want some too.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1067376141 Thomas Ammentorp

    The car pictured also has Nav, even though it isn’t listed on either list. Or is it the new “mission control”? Regardless of value, many people will pay a large premium for a factory built exclusive edition numbering only 250. At $50,000 they will have plenty of buyers. Add to that all the people that want non-metallic Racing Green and don’t know if it will be offered again.

  • robble

    umm.. at that price they may be building too many of them. I can just see them sitting on dealer lots..

  • mp

    When you add up all the options the price comes in around $37000 .

    Seems that they really dont want to sell these or maybe they figure that there are at least 250 suckers in the world.

    If this car was priced right I would be on board.

  • that.guy

    John Cooper is rolling in his grave.

  • Leo

    With the GP you had something different then the production MINI’s. The trick does not work this time as the car is does not has the exclusivity as the GP. You will be better off buying a fully spec JCW

  • JonPD

    LOL is all that comes to mind!

  • http://dbmini.us DB

    Questions about the suspension … It’s a factory JCW MINI which means it has the standard MCS suspension.

    More photos to follow in the morning.

  • Timothy

    Can the $100,000 factory MINI be far behind?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=529305914 Haemish Edgerton
    Questions about the suspension … It’s a factory JCW MINI which means it has the standard MCS suspension.

    And THAT, right there… is the problem with MINI today.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1478389903 James Irmiger

    Lipstick on a pig my friends. That’s a whole lot of pricey add ons there.

  • robble

    JCW Challenge 50 – $34,000 non-metallic BRG – $16,000

  • Dave

    Guess the Yolks on you “nay sayers” who thought it was too expensive………….

    They were all sold out in just a few months……… :P


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