John Cooper Works is so formal – call it the JCW like everybody else. This is the top grade of the Hatch and Convertible ranges. Prices start at $49,900 for the JCW three-door hatch and step up to $57,900 for the JCW Convertible. You can’t get a five-door Hatch in JCW form. 

The three-door Hatch and the Convertible in the JCW grade come standard with an 8.8-inch screen with harman/kardon 12-speaker stereo, head-up display, JCW interior trim, cloth and Dinamica upholstery (‘eco-suede’), stainless steel pedals, front parking sensors, dual-zone climate control, LED headlights and Union Jack pattern tail lights, and 18-inch alloys, updated media system with 4G connectivity, sat nav, reversing camera and rear parking sensors, wireless Apple CarPlay and digital radio

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The JCW is the hardcore one in the range and comes 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine making 170kW and 320Nm.

The JCW’s four-cylinder is the thirstiest in the range, with Mini claiming that in the three-door you’ll use 6.0L/100km while the Convertible will need 6.3L/100km.