BMW M3 S65 V8 engine into a MINI project....

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BMW M3 S65 V8 engine into a MINI project....

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BMW M3 S65 V8 engine into a MINI project....
https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/top ... 857842&i=0

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Bet that's fun on roundabouts!
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surfblue63 wrote: Sat Aug 21, 2021 12:21 pm Bet that's fun on roundabouts!
Or at the traffic lights :mrgreen:

EDIT, Should it be S65 (not S60) engine, on spec sheet above?
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Doesn't appear to have cup holders
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...or sat nav.
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Dont expect the MPG is very good…
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This MINI is also quite interesting....

Like the classic Mini there have been quite a few engine transplants carried out to R50/R53 MINI's by enthusiasts and conversions to turbo, etc. Z-Cars did at least one R53 MINI-Honda V-tec engine transplant and the link below shows in some detail fitting a Honda K24 into a 2006 R53 MINI Cooper S:-
https://www.k20a.org/threads/k24-into-r ... er.222687/

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