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Our buddy Gabe at Motoring File points us to a new test of the Mini John Cooper Works GP in the newsstand edition of Evo. The article poses the question foremost on Mini heads' minds, as it were. That is, is the GP a pure sports car, influenced by BMW's M-Power propellerheads, or is it a cynical tart job for those whose wallets are always ready for a back-alley quicky? In a word, yes.

Evo Puts the GP Through its Paces [Motoring File]

Mini Officially Debuts John Cooper Works GP [internal]