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Mini Cooper S Jcw Gp Limited Edition Thunder Blue John Cooper Works Numbered on 2040-cars

US $19,250.00
Year:2006 Mileage:62000

Beverly, Massachusetts, United States

Beverly, Massachusetts, United States

2006 Mini Cooper S John Cooper Works GP LIMITED EDITION

roof and dash #: GP1543

Milage: 62,000

Important things to note: No rust, never in an accident, never raced or tracked, garaged stored, not my daily driver.   

Extras, upgrades, replacements, and maintenance performed (most items installed within 2014, this does not include maintenance items that would have been under warranty):

Mini Motorworks (formally Mini Madness) Intake Cowl Mod

Mini Motorworks JCW High Aire Flow Filter w/cleaning kit

Mini Motorworks NGK plug upgrade 2667

MDS Plug Wires (see Mini Motorworks website for info)

MDS Coil Pack (see Mini Motorworks website for info)

Mini Motorworks Strut tower reinforcement plates

Madness Polyurethane front control  arm bushings

Madness Polyurethane front sway bar bushings

BMW recommended 60,000 inspection and all fluids flushed

Brakes (1500 miles old +/-):

                Hawk Performance Ceramic brake pads

                Hawk front slotted/drilled rotors

                Stainless Steel Braid lines

                full fluid flush + bleed

                high temp painted rear factory calipers to match front factory JCW

(4) new Pirelli P Zero Run Flats 18" (less than 1000 miles old)

JCW wheel center caps on factory GP 4 spoke 18" rims + wheel lock lugs

Alignment (2 months ago at MoP)

Entire Vehicle fluid flush (Feb 2014)

Only used Redline brand synthetic motor oil (documented oil change )

extra (4) qt. Redline 5W 30 w/ filter ($100 value)

used 93 octane strictly (mostly Sunoco or Shell brands where possible)

Replacement of upper strut mount dampers

Replacement of front wheel bearings (1 approx. 2 years ago, 1 approx. 3 months ago)

Front clear laser cut 3M bonnet and headlight protection layer

Custom fully concealed 1 1/4" tow hitch (used for mountain bike carrier)

Coolant fan replacement w/ added aluminum shroud cover

Mini Brand AUX glove box mounted port

Mini Brand Glove box shelf insert

Ian Cull's auto up power window controls

Craven Speed Black Stubby antenna

(4) set 8 spoke Mini factory wheels (silver) w/ 4 Goodyear runflat all season (put on in the winter and taken off in the summer)  One rim has been straighten professionally, the other 3 could be check over.  Tires have at least another season left in them

Special Order (UK only) hazard triangle (rear z-lid slot on all cars, triangle came only on all UK cars)

Gray and black contrasting neoprene (waterproof) seat covers (removable)

GP edition Red and black cloth floor mats (special order)

GP license plate frame (special order)

Black Rubber Mini brand floor mats

Black Rubber "S" boot mat

Bumper Mini brand protection strip (removable)

Mini Brand Fabric rear floor mats

Mini repair (tear down) manual

Glossy booklet numbered sell flyer w/ other Christmas gifts from Mini for GP owners only

Anything else I can think of I will add in this listing or at the purchase of the car.

Owners Thoughts (if you care to read):

I am the original owner of this 2006 Mini Cooper S JCW GP, which I have decided to sell because of my new job driving constraints. Let me first say that I have had a spare-no-expense approach to this car since I have owned it.  Also, if you are new to knowing about this car just google it and you will quickly understand what it means to be an owner of a GP.  This car is limited - only 415 shipped to the US and all of us original owners were put on a waiting list to get one.  I have saved every piece of documentation including all of the flyers, mailers, and maintenance docs regarding this car.  All service has been done either at Mini of Peabody in Peabody, MA or Turner Motorsport in Amesbury, MA.  Over the 8 years of owning this car I have kept it garaged and pampered.  The car has a few really small dents around the body from miscellaneous road pebbles, etc. and normal driving conditions (see photos).  The body and paint otherwise is in excellent shape and is hard waxed 2 times a year.  The last price I got from our local Dent Wizard to remove the dents was around 500 dollars which I factored in when pricing the car.  I will do my best to take pictures of each dent for those who cannot come see the car in person.  For those people who have serious interest in this car and are not local, I can video gchat (on my phone) with you if you would like a full real-time tour of the car in order to show you as much as possible.  I also have the title in hand for those people who would need to register it and drive it home out of state (i.e. no waiting).  I am also including numerous extras, as noted above, which are included in the list price.

Please note: If you want a used Mini Cooper S (as opposed to a JCW GP) you probably should just buy a used Mini Cooper S, which you could pick up for 10k-15k anywhere.  If you want a car that you rarely, if ever, see on the road and when you do, you pull over to meet the person (jump high five included), make note of the number on the roof, talk about how much you love the car, and what you have done to it, you probably are looking for a GP.  Are you looking for the fastest production Mini ever made (pre 2013, new model might be a few clicks more)? Are you looking for the most bad-a$$ production Cooper ever made? If yes, then I would recommend the GP.  I would also recommend reading the background about this car before jumping into emailing me questions.  For instance, this car has no back seats, nor a rear windshield your research, please.  Also take a look and inform yourself to what other GP's are selling for.  Do not compare a GP to any other John Cooper Works or S models. There are not many for sale out there, some are collector minded and some are low miles.  There are a lot of forums out there for GP owners too - sign up and ask some questions if you need to.  If you have any other specific questions please do not hesitate to ask, but please do not waste my or your time 'tire kicking' or nickel and dimming me.  This is a serious car for a serious and spirited driver who loves Mini and wants the coolest one made to date.  Thanks for reading and checking out this listing.

p.s. all modifications/upgrades to this car can be undone however I have taken tremendous care to conceal aftermarket items in order to preserve this special edition car, while still upgrading beyond some of the OEM Mini standard stuff.  

Additional Photos:  Let me know and I can send you a link (the ebay gods do not allow it in the listing) There are a lot more photos and most have comments and descriptions.  Leave me a comment if you have any questions.


The car located in Massachusetts, the buyer is responsible for all shipment costs and coordination.  I will help with timing and make myself available for test drives for serious buyers only.  If the buyer needs to fly in to drive the car home, I am can meet at the airport or Bus stations locally. 

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