No. Original Mini Coopers have old BMC (British Motor Corporation) ‘O Series’ engines. Unless of course you mean the newer Mini Cooper vehicles (Mini Cooper in name only) produced by BMW which do have BMW sourced engines.
What year did MINI Cooper get BMW engine?
That sounds a little meek considering the industry is up 9.6 percent through August, but as we pointed out earlier, the outgoing R56 Cooper is in its seventh year. By the end of 2013 there will be about 500,000 Minis registered in the US – not bad considering the machine was launched in the States by BMW in 2002.
Does MINI Cooper use BMW parts?
MINI Cooper SD models are powered by a BMW N47 engine.
What are the common problems with Mini Coopers?
Here are five problems owners of Mini Cooper vehicles built between 2000 and 2006 should keep a look out for!
- Automatic Transmission Failure. …
- Power Steering Pump Malfunction. …
- Clutch Failure. …
- Water Pump Leak. …
- Loose Timing Chain.
What is the biggest engine in a Mini?
The 7 litre V8 engine in that yellow drag mini is the biggest I know of.