MINI John Cooper Works GP Crowned a King of Hot Hatches

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Even though he whole world is fixated with the new MINI Cooper and its big brother the Cooper S. Both are great new cars with much-improved powertrains. But, as with the previous generation, the old dogs have something these new pups can learn.
Motor Trend's wheelman Carlos Lago makes a great point about one of the coolest and best kept secrets of the hot hatch world, the John Cooper Works GP. He says it's the second fastest FWD European special ever to lap their little oval, only marginally slower than the Scirocco R.

As always Motor Trend's style of placing cameras on the hood of the car and the mike inside makes for an amazingly entertaining review, which you should check out below.

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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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