Mini has recently announced its plans to introduce the 2012 Coupe Roadster at the upcoming Detroit Motor Show, which will officially open its gates in January, next year.
Bringing the new model to the North American automotive event will actually mark the debut of the 2012 Mini Coupe Roadster in the United States, where, according to the British based automaker, the vehicle will come in three flavors. The entry-level has been priced at 25.050 USD, the Cooper S Roadster is next up in the American lineup, starting at 28.050 USD, while the top of the line will be the JCW Roadster, which will cost 35.200 USD.
According to Mini, the entry-level version will be powered by a 1.6 liter four-cylinder engine, which will be developing a total output of 122 horsepower at 6.000 rpm and have a peak torque of 118 lb-ft available at 4.250 rpm, with the 0 to 62 mph acceleration being over in 9.2 seconds, before the vehicle can hit a top speed of 124 mph. Next in the lineup is the Mini Cooper S Roadster, which is powered by the same 1.6 liter engine, now generating 184 HP at 5.500 rpm and 177 lb-ft of torque between 1.600 and 5.000 rpm, while the top of the line JCW’s 1.6 liter engine is developing 211 HP at 6.000 rpm and 192 lb-ft of troque between 1.850 and 5.600 rpm, accelerating from 0 to 62 mph in 6.5 seconds and hitting a top speed of 147 mph.