MINI Releases Full JCW World Championship 50 Specifications

MINI UK has released some details around the WC50 while at MINI United that bring the details of this car into greater focus. As we’ve reported MINI will be building 250 of these special JCWs worldwide with 100 going to the UK. US availability is still up in the air.

The options list is strictly set as each car will be identical when leaving the factory. Once out of the confines of the Oxford plant MINI will fit the aero kit and other accessories before shipping them out to dealers.

Technically this is identical to the stock JCW (even down to the stock suspension) which is sure to dissapoint hardcore JCW fans. However this is a very special car that will likely be the most limited MINI produced to date.

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As we reported earlier this spring the color is named Connaught Green (an old color found on many British cars of the 60’s) and will be matched with a pepper white roof and pepper white bonnet stripes.

Inside the car is finished in bespoke black lounge leather seating with red piping.

Here’s the full specification list straight from MINI.

Standard Equipment

  • 6-Disc CD Changer
  • Alarm System (Thatcham Cat1)
  • Anthracite Headlining
  • Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Bluetooth Telephone Audio Connection
  • Car Jack
  • Chrome Line Interior
  • Colour Line, Rooster Red
  • Comfort Access
  • DAB Radio
  • Darkened Rear Glass
  • Exterior Mirror Pack
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Front Passenger Airbag Deactivation Switch
  • Full Bluetooth Preparation with USB Audio
  • Harman Kardon Hi-Fi System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Interior Lights Pack
  • Multi-function Controls for Steering Wheel
  • Navigation System
  • Park Distance Control (PDC), rear
  • Passenger Seat Height Adjustment
  • Run-flat Tyres
  • Storage Compartment Pack
  • Universal Remote Control
  • Visibility Pack
  • Voice Control
  • Warning Triangle and First Aid Kit
  • White Indicators

Special Edition Content:

  • 17″ Cross-Spoke Challenge Alloy Wheels in Jet Black
  • Additional Driving Lights, Black
  • Bi-Xenon Lights with Black Interior Reflectors
  • Bonnet Stripes in Pepper White without Pin-Stripes, with John Cooper Signature on – – Driver’s Side
  • John Cooper Works 3-Spoke Sport Alcantara/Leather Steering Wheel
  • John Cooper Works Aerodynamic Kit
  • John Cooper Works Carbon Fibre Bonnet Scoop
  • John Cooper Works Carbon Fibre Front Door Grips
  • John Cooper Works Carbon Fibre Interior Trim with John Cooper Signature Plaque
  • John Cooper Works Carbon Fibre Mirror Caps
  • John Cooper Works Carbon Fibre Rear Diffuser
  • John Cooper Works Carbon Fibre Tailgate Handle
  • John Cooper Works Floor Mats, Carbon Black with Red Stitching
  • Leather Gearshift Gaiter, Carbon Black with Red Stitching
  • Leather Handbrake Gaiter, Carbon Black with Red Stitching
  • Side Scuttle Finisher Chrome Frame with Edition Number (0-250)

Pricing will be confirmed on June 22nd but we’ve been told to look for this car to cost in the mid £30 range in the UK and €40,000 in Europe. If the car makes it to the US (we give it a 10% chance at this point) look for the cost to run upwards of $50,000. However at this time the official line is that there will be no WC50s produced for markets outside of Europe.