And you thought we forgot about the little Thunder Blue beast. Here’s an excerpt:

>Indeed, Paddy and his pals would have given their eye teeth for the latest manifestation of the Cooper mystique. Developing an extraordinary 136 bhp per litre, the supercharged MINI GP is the most powerful production MINI (or Mini) ever built. Take account of the entire swept volume and you finish up with 218 bhp at 7100 rpm, which is enough to sustain a top speed of 149 mph. And that is enough, says BMW, to outperform the MINI CHALLENGE track car, from which the GP is derived.

[ MINI Cooper S with JCW GP tuning kit ] Orange