Revozport revamps MINI Coupe with help from Targa Racing (Photos)

Revozport revamps MINI Coupe with help from Targa Racing (Photos)

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Chinese tuning company Revozport have taken the Mini Coupe and fitted it with a host of carbon accents and upgrades to make it not only lighter but powerful as well. Named Revozport Mini Targa Raze, the tuned engine now offers 250 hp that is about 69 hp more than production model while the car also weighs 66 pounds less than the former. Besides this the tuning company has replaced a total of 23 parts with carbon and Kevlar parts to contribute to better performance and lighter weight.

Mini R58 Coupe and R59 Roadster completed their tuning from the company’s UK office. Revozport along with engineering team at TARGA Racing took over the building of this performance kit and aerokit with extensive use of carbon composite fiber. The vehicles wheel track is also extended by 15 mm, both at the front and rear while the tuning kit adds an LED DRL lightweight bonnet, rear bumper, LED reverse and foglight, side skirts, widened fenders in front and rear.

Performance upgrades include lightweight titanium cat back exhaust weighing 5 kgs, an ECU mapping, carbon induction pipe and bigger intercoolers. A visit to Zhuhai International Circuit during the month of October 2012 will get you a closer look at the Mini Targa Raze.

Read the news release below for more information.

News Release

REVOZPORT’s Mini Targa Raze for Coupe & Roadster

To celebrate the milestone of Revozport achieving the asia’s 1st ISO9001:2008 QS certificate by SGS & TUV SUD, the company releases the new aero and performance kit for the new Mini R58 Coupe / R59 Roadster. Completely designed in-house by its designer from the UK office, the sleek and sporty Mini Coupe has turned into an extreme sports coupe that weight 30kg lighter and a power boost from 181hp to a staggering 250hp. To achieve this, Revozport team up with the engineering team at TARGA Racing whom is in charge of building the performance kit and the aerokit is complete built with carbon composite fibre with the latest curing method.

30kg Lighter by use of carbon composite product
The Mini Targa Raze consist of a complete aerokit that lightens the car by 30kg and widen the wheel track by 15mm both front and rear. Thanks to the extensive use of carbon & kevlar composite material. The complete kit consist of 23 parts including a complete front bumper that equips with integrated LED DRL, a lightweight vented bonnet, a rear bumper with integrated chrome exhaust pipe and LED reverse and foglight, Side skirt that has air scoops, widened front and rear fender trim, a duckbill lip spoiler with an optional GT wing and the most amazing part, the complete carbon fibre roof panel. The complete carbon roof panel is no stranger to Revozport as this product and development technology has been widely use in for application to BMW 1M, E92 M3, Z4 Coupe, Skyline GTR R35 and more. The weight savings is incredibly significant for such a compact car.

Performance Upgrade
Performance upgrade was achieved through the use of a complete race engineered Titanium cat back exhaust that only weigh 5kg, a bespoke ECU mapping, carbon induction pipe, bigger intercooler and a pair of tricked camshafts. The result is a staggering 250hp.

The Mini “Targa Raze” will be displayed and tested in the Zhuhai International Circuit in Oct 2012.

For more information, please check out our website: www.revozport.com/mini

“Targa Raze” – Aero Package
Complete Front Bumper / Splitter / LED DRL
Front Fender Kit
Side Skirt Blade
Side Skirt Air Scoop
Rear Fender Kit
Complete Rear Bumper with Diffuser / LED reverse and Foglight
Rear Bumper Chrome Exhaust Tail Pipe
Duckbill Trunk Spoiler”

Carbon Options:
(a) Front Splitter in Carbon
(b) Front / Rear Fender Kit in Carbon
(c) Side Skirt Blade in Carbon
(d) Side Skirt Air Scoop in Carbon
(e) Rear Diffuser in Carbon with 4 element fins
(f) Duckbill Trunk Spoiler in Carbon
(g) GT Trunk Spoiler (require deactivation of lift spoiler)
(h) Add-on Roof in Carbon
(i) Add-on Roof Spoiler in Carbon

Performance Parts
Titanium Cat Back Exhaust