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Old 05-12-2013, 03:03 PM   #1
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Can a Mini Cooper S beat the2013 camaro 1lt

In a straight line and on a course I'm in a heated debate with my cousin! He says he has a stock supercharger.
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:10 PM   #2
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Whatever we say won't settle the score anyway. You two go mano vs. mano and settle it.
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:14 PM   #3
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In a straight line and on a course I'm in a heated debate with my cousin! He says he has a stock supercharger.
He does have a stock supercharger. It should be close in a straight line. 0-60 will be side-by-side, you might pull ahead in the 1/4. In the twisties, he is probably going to walk away from you unless you have made some suspension upgrades. Those things are like go-carts.

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Old 05-12-2013, 03:14 PM   #4
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Ok, heading to the strip now lol
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:42 PM   #5
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The LT owns it imo.
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:44 PM   #6
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I have owned both as well. It's a drivers race on the strip and road course you will see his tail lights for sure.
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:47 PM   #7
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It would be a different story if you had an SS.
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:50 PM   #8
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I figured the cooper S it's like an SS in the camaro world
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:55 PM   #9
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A friend of mine has a Cooper S, well the supercharged one. With my new suspension I am not so sure it is a walk. Straight away I can catch him, corner with out new suspension he pulled away a little but it wasn't a walk away. I think the Cooper S is about 32K my car was 24K so stock stock not same. I say for price get a 1LE to battle the Cooper... haha.. now thats a walk away... perhaps a trot away.
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Old 05-12-2013, 05:10 PM   #10
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I actually thought about selling my '10 S/Ced SS and buying a John Cooper S Mini car. Went and test drove and realized there'd be no way I could go down that much in the acceleration food chain.

Two days later I bought a ZL1. lol
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Old 05-16-2013, 03:04 AM   #11
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A stock s/c mini S could not beat a 1LT camaro in a straight line. If it was an 07+ (or when ever the cooper S went turbo) I have a feeling it might be close. If it is a 07+ JCW I would actually enjoy watching that, I think it would be close. But as for a stock S/C mini s........ no way.

Ive driven a 07 mini S t/c (friends car) and a 2010 camaro 1lt (rental car). track the mini may have it, especially a tight autocross type track. straight line camaro hands down.

line 'em up anyway, shut your cousin up. oooooo wow a stock supercharger...... so what? a saturn ion redline has a stock supercharger, a 2004-2007 cobalt ss has a stock supercharger (not saying they are slow, but i know they wont take a lt camaro stock) a 03 ford focus svt has a stock supercharger.
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:12 AM   #12
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not sure what year the car is or if its a john works but looks like low 15s to low 14s depending on model. http://www.zeroto60times.com/Mini-Co...mph-Times.html
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Old 05-17-2013, 09:28 PM   #13
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A stock s/c mini S could not beat a 1LT camaro in a straight line. If it was an 07+ (or when ever the cooper S went turbo) I have a feeling it might be close. If it is a 07+ JCW I would actually enjoy watching that, I think it would be close. But as for a stock S/C mini s........ no way.

Ive driven a 07 mini S t/c (friends car) and a 2010 camaro 1lt (rental car). track the mini may have it, especially a tight autocross type track. straight line camaro hands down.

line 'em up anyway, shut your cousin up. oooooo wow a stock supercharger...... so what? a saturn ion redline has a stock supercharger, a 2004-2007 cobalt ss has a stock supercharger (not saying they are slow, but i know they wont take a lt camaro stock) a 03 ford focus svt has a stock supercharger.
You hardcore contradict yourself. Lol. First you say it would be close then you say hands down the camaro. The S went turbo in 07.

And no focus came stock with a blower. They made the SVT 02-04. It Had High compression and nice suspension and a 6 speed trans. No boost though.
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:28 PM   #14
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I ran a 15.4 at 90 mph in my all stock 06 Mini Cooper S 6 spd. Never ran it after I did a pulley swap, but that made it much faster. That car was very fun to drive and sometimes I wish I had kept it.
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