The Mini Clubman John Cooper Works is one surprising hatchback with serious performance hidden in its bonnet. The second-generation model, model code F54, was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show and is based on the BMW UKL2 platform. It was the biggest Mini when it was launched – until the Countryman grew bigger in its second-generation model.
While the Clubman looks unconventional, it is suitable as a daily driver, and so as the Audi S3 and AMG CLA 35 Coupe. CarWow pits all three in a drag race to see which daily driver is the fastest in a straight line.
Before you watch the embedded video on top of this page, let’s compare the numbers here first to see how these cars match up in black and white.
The Mini Clubman JCW is powered by 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 302 horsepower (225 kilowatts) and 332 pound-feet (450…