Quite a bit has been written about the current MINI’s Tritec Powerplant over the years. While there’s a certain amount of respect out there for it’s packaging, power, and apparent reliability, much has also been said about it’s relatively low-tech design. Interested in making up your own mind? MTZ, a company that has been documenting research and development results in the field for more than 60 years, brings us the following detailed analysis of the MINI Cooper S powertrain. (originally released a few years ago)

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