The standard eight-speed automatic gearbox has been revised to increase internal efficiency and allow the engine to accelerate to a lower speed. A new mechanical differential lock has also been designed to keep power under control, calibrated with the stability control system to ensure better traction on poor surfaces or in adverse weather conditions.
Work has also been done on the suspension of both cars with specific variants for each model of the existing front and rear axles. The adaptive shock absorbers are optional, both the standard chassis and the adaptable can be lowered by 10 mm optionally.
Both the Clubman and the Countryman JCW have ALL4 four-wheel drive as standard, as before. Smooth styling adjustments include larger air intakes, plus roof spoilers and air-optimized mirror caps.
The updated JCW Clubman and Countryman will be available from July for £34,250 and £35,550 respectively.
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