This calendar year marks the 60th anniversary of MINI’s partnership with motorsport ace John Cooper, and this new constrained edition MINI John Cooper Operates Anniversary Edition has been designed to mark the situation.
In 1961, John Cooper – a veteran of Formula 1, with a constructors title to his identify – determined that the light-weight, cleverly packaged authentic Mini would type the best basis for a functionality design, and established about developing a extra effective Mini, christened the ‘Cooper’.
The even extra sporting Cooper S model adopted, a formidable rallying device that won the Monte Carlo rally in 1964, 1965 and 1967. The John Cooper identify has been synonymous with substantial-functionality Minis at any time considering the fact that, with the JCW moniker marking the pinnacle of sequence output Minis to this working day.
In tribute to the partnership, MINI is developing just 740 JCW Anniversary Edition cars, each individual