2013 Mini Paceman
MINI has officially announced pricing detail, specification and launch date for the new 2013 Mini Paceman at 2012 Paris Auto Show. Previously, this model also has made its first debut at 2011 Detroit Auto Show as a Paceman Concept model.
2013 Mini Paceman will come with four different engine line-up, including two petrol and two diesel engine. The base line-up is Cooper Paceman, powered by a 1.6 liter petrol engine which produce 122 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 118 lb-ft of torque available from 4,250 rpm. This version will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 10.4 seconds and can reach 119 mph in the top speed.
The higher version is the Cooper S Paceman, powered by the same a 1.6 liter petrol engine, but supported with a twin-scroll turbocharger and direct injection. Cooper S engine generate total 184 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and a peak torque of 177 lb-ft delivered between 1,600 and 5,000 rpm. The S version will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 7.5 seconds and up to a top speed of 135 mph. This is all while delivering a fuel economy of 39.8 mpg.
For first diesel version is Cooper D Paceman, powered by a 1.6 liter engine that produce 112 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 199 lb-ft torque between 1,750 and 2,250 rpm. This version will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 10.8 seconds and reach 119 mph in the top speed.
And the higher diesel line-up is Cooper SD Paceman, powered by a 2.0 liter diesel engine that delivers a total of 143 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 225 lb-ft of torque delivered between 1,750 and 2,700 rpm. The SD version will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 9.2 seconds and will hit a top speed of 122 mph.
All Paceman engine line-up can be paired with either a standard six-speed manual gearbox or an optional six-speed automatic. In the S and SD models, the automatic gearbox comes with shift paddles and an optional Sport Button, which tweaks the engine’s responses and the power assistance provided by the steering. In addition, Paceman S, SD, and D can be ordered with a permanent all-wheel-drive system that uses an electromagnetic center differential to distribute drive seamlessly between the front and rear axles.
For the body design, customers will have to choose between eight exterior colors, including Brilliant Copper, Blazing Red and Starlight Blue – an exclusive color for the Paceman. The roof can be ordered in either the body color, or white or black. Light alloy wheels in 16-inch and 17-inch sizes are standard, with 18-inch or 19-inch on the options list.
On the interior, Paceman will offers four-seat passenger with impressive shoulder room and headroom. The front seats can be ordered in standard Diagonal Track cloth upholstery, or a Hot Cross cloth/leather combination, Gravity leather trim, or exclusive Lounge leather variant as options.
In term of safety, Paceman will be equipped with front and side airbags. Side curtain airbags are fitted in both the front and back. ISOFIX child seat attachments in the rear and a tire pressure warning are on every Paceman.
Other standard equipment includes air conditioning, powered door mirrors and front sports seats. Popular options will include Xenon Adaptive Headlights, Park Distance Control, an electrically operated glass roof plus the MINI navigation system. Advanced infotainment functions are available via MINI Connected. A range of optional equipment packages will also be available providing customers excellent value and helping to promote strong residual values.
There is also driver aids features, which includes Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) as standard across the range, with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) including Electronic Differential Lock Control (EDLC) on the Cooper S Paceman, Cooper SD Paceman and Cooper D Paceman ALL4.
The all-new 2013 Mini Paceman will be available in UK market starting on March 16, 2013. While for the price is starting at just £18,970 on the road.