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MINI COOPER 1.3i '98
MINI COOPER 1.3i '98
Appears in Gran Turismo 2 (RM)[1]
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
Gran Turismo 4 (Japanese Version Only)
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[2]
Interior in GT6 Simple[3]
Manufacturer Mini
Displacement 1271 cc
Drivetrain FF[4]
Aspiration NA
Engine Rover 1300 engine
Max Power 60 BHP
Performance Points 318 PP
Max Torque 69.4 lb-ft
0-60 Mph 10.9 sec. (w/o Traction Control)
Top Speed 105 miles per hour (169 km/h)
Length 3050 mm
Width 1410 mm
Height 1350 mm
Weight 720 kilograms (1,600 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 12 kg (26 lb) per horsepower

The MINI COOPER 1.3i '98 is a Road car produced by Mini. It appears in every main Gran Turismo game to date since Gran Turismo 2, with the exception of Gran Turismo Sport.

ColorsEdit

The MINI COOPER 1.3i '98 comes in these 10 colors:

  • Flame Red
  • Nightfire Red Pearl
  • Volcano Pearl
  • Amaranth Pearl
  • Tahiti Blue Pearl
  • Almond Green
  • British Racing Green Metallic
  • Hawaiian Blue Metallic
  • Surf Blue
  • Anthracite Metallic

In-game descriptionEdit

"The superb minimum car that sold for over 40 years with its revolutionary layout package."


Now considered a timeless classic, the original MINI, which appeared in 1959, was the quintessential compact hatchback, blending utility, style and sportiness into one boxy body. Sir Alec Issigonis incorporated an ingenius package with his creation as the engine and gearbox were placed sideways, one atop the other, under the hood. Things were even more simplified by the fact that the MINI was front-wheel drive, not requiring a need for a driveshaft and the extra weight associated with it.

The MINI's secret to its success was that it was constantly updated. One of the last special models was the Cooper, whose name comes from John Cooper, a Formula 1 race driver. The reason it bore his name was that Cooper asked Issigonis to create a sporty version of the car, and he complied.

The engine was a 1,271 cc OHV inline-4 that when mated to a 4-speed automatic gearbox produced 52 HP and when combined with a 4-speed manual produced 61 HP. The sport-tuned suspension made the car fun to toss around on winding roads, and it made for an affordable-yet-thrilling race car.

The Cooper was visually distinctive by its fog lamps and a white stripe down the middle of its body. The Cooper soon became an icon among MINI fans everywhere, and defined the phrase "sporting fun in a small affordable package."

AcquisitionEdit

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 18,320 Credits. It has a simple interior.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the MINI COOPER 1.3i '98 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 14,450 Credits. It is a Level 0 car. It can also be acquired as a prize car for winning the Mini Challenge in Gran Turismo mode in A-Spec or B-spec.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 18,320 Credits.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Mini Legendary Cars dealership for 1,832,000 Credits. It is only possible in the NTSC-J version of the game.

GT3Edit

This car is not showcased in any dealerships, it can only be won by completing either the Lightweight K-Cup in the Beginner League or the European Championship in the Amateur League. In the latter, it has a 25% chance of being won.

GT2Edit

This car can be bought at the Mini and MG two-in-one dealership in North City for 16,830 Credits. It is also available from the start in Arcade Mode, where is classified as a C-Class Car.

TriviaEdit

  • This car appears in the demo version of Gran Turismo 2, but it can only be used via GameShark. Between demo and final version, there are no cosmetic differences.

PicturesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Available to be Race Modified
  2. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  3. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  4. Front-Engined, Front Wheel drive