Euro Spec v.s US Spec

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 Posted: Jun 20, 2019 03:57AM
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I am stationed in Germany and have purchased a Euro spec 2005 Mini Cooper S. Does anyone know if the parts (brakes, clutch....) are the same? I understand that the glass and bumpers are different, but what about the mechanics of the car? can I buy parts from the states and put them on my German Spec Mini? 
The basic W11 engine itself is the same for the USA models and Euro models. There may be slight differences with the intake and exhaust due to US emissions requirements.

The brakes, transmission and clutch should be the same.

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BC Wright.. you need ask NHTSA direct about this.. we are mostly classic mini owners here..on this forum.. bc

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I am stationed in Germany and have purchased a Euro spec 2005 Mini Cooper S. Does anyone know if the parts (brakes, clutch....) are the same? I understand that the glass and bumpers are different, but what about the mechanics of the car? can I buy parts from the states and put them on my German Spec Mini?