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Mainstream Cooper (1990-91)

Mainstream Mini Cooper

The Mainstream Cooper refers specifically to the carburretor model of the Cooper that was relaunched into full production in September 1990. It followed the successful Cooper RSP, and was later upgraded to fuel injection in October 1991. Because of the short production time of the carburettor Coopers, only 1650 were produced.

Production dates September 1990 - October 1991
Price at launch £6595
Total Production 1650
Chassis numbers XNCADH 100098 to XNCADH 031550

Engine 1275 four-cylinder OHV
Engine management 12
Bore/stroke 70.64 x 81.33mm
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Power output 61bhp @ 5500rpm
Torque 61lb.ft @ 3000rpm
Transmission Four-speed manual
Final drive 3.11
Brakes Front 8.4-inch discs. Rear: drums.
Suspension Rubber cones
Wheels 12 x 4.5-inch Rover Minilites
Wheelbase 80.1-inches
Length 120.25-inches
Width 55.5-inches
Height 53.25-inches
Tyres Dunlop SP Sport 165/60 R12
Colours Green, Red, Black, White Diamond, Storm Grey, Quicksilver

Maximum Speed 87mph
0-60mph 12.2s
Average fuel consumption 33mpg




Sump guard

Bonnet Stripes

John Cooper Performance Kit

Rear mudflaps with Cooper logo

Tyre valve caps with Cooper logo

Metallic paint

Wood-rim steering wheel

Burr walnut dashboard

Fabric mats with Cooper logo

Superior stereo system