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Mini Cooper Front Big Brake Kit Brembo GT 12.9 Gen2 R55-R59

Mini Cooper Front Big Brake Kit Brembo GT 12.9 Gen2 R55-R59

Mini Cooper Front Big Brake Kit Brembo GT 12.9 Gen2 R55-R59
The Brembo Gran Turismo Front Big Brake System with significantly larger piston diameter and larger 12.9" (328mm x 28mm) rotors for increased performance!

Fits the following models:

2007-2013 R56 Cooper and Cooper S Hardtops
2008-2014 R55 Cooper and Cooper S Clubman
2009-2015 R57 Cooper and Cooper S Convertible
2012-2015 R58 Cooper and Cooper S Coupe
2012-2015 R59 Cooper and Cooper S Roadster

For the 2011+ Countryman and Paceman, see G2NMB2037-P.

This brake kit will most likely NOT fit the factory wheels. Check the Brake Template below to check fitment BEFORE ordering.

MINI offers the JCW 17" Sports Brake made by Brembo, but the JCW has smaller 316mm x 20mm 'solid' rotors compared to Brembo's 328mm x 28mm 'full floating" Drilled or Slotted rotors with Aluminum hats for less weight. This means MORE heat capacity with this Brembo Kit and less chance of warping or cracked rotors from track use.

Brembo Gran Turismo Front Big Brake System is for the discriminating MINI owner who wants only the 'best available' for their MINI. The 'Brembo' name says it all.

  • Cross Drilled Brembo Vented Racing Disc
  • Brembo High Performance FM1000 Brake Pads
  • Lightweight Billet Aluminum Bells With McLaren “Anti-Rattle” Springs
  • Aluminum 4-piston Calipers With Four Sequentially Sized Aluminum Pistons
  • High Performance Brake Pads
  • DOT/TUV Approved Stainless Steel Braided Brake Lines
  • Aircraft Quality Mounting Brackets And Hardware
  • Easy To Follow Installation Guide

For replacement Rotors, see G2NMB4100-P.

The stock MINI brakes works very well for most daily street driving, but under extreme conditions they can overheat and introduce brake fade (which extends stopping distances). We've never heard of a Brembo equipped MINI experience ANY brake fade, on the street or the track!

The Gran Turismo system's level of technology and performance is unrivaled by any other product on the market. This kit is dedicated to the most demanding MINI Cooper or MINI Cooper S owner with increased brake torque and thermal capacity, dramatically improving the vehicles performance.

Brembo GT Kits work with the stock master cylinder and it doesn’t affect the ABS or any traction control systems. The 4-Piston Calipers come in Black, Red or Silver and have proven themselves on tracks with performance and durability. High Performance Brake Pads included with the kit are suited for high end street use as well as limited track application. Brembo engineering produces Zero-Off-Pedal Drag on rotors from pads. The Billet Aluminum Bells with Brembo “Float” bushings allow the disc to seek its true centerline for consistent braking performance. Floating Disc design reduces heat and stress transfer to wheel bearings and hubs. The 2-Pc Rotor Assemblies also reduce the un-sprung weight (approximately 5 pounds per corner) for better handling, quicker response and better acceleration.


  • Proven on-track performance
  • Disperses gasses, cleans pads for better “bite”
  • Provides maximum braking force without the flex of sliding callipers
  • Reduces heat-related stress, increases brake performance and pedal feel;

The Front Big Brake System consists of a two-piece 328 x 28mm vented and cross-drilled racing rotor with a 4 piston high performance caliper. The 2-piece rotor system employs an aluminum hat creating a 'floating disc" which reduces heat related stress and improves brake performance and pedal feel of your MINI Cooper. Pads are street / track pads suitable for street or occasional light track duty.

The kit includes all hardware to convert the front brakes, available in black, red, or silver calipers for both the MINI Cooper and the MINI Cooper S. Brembo does not offer a rear kit, however you can get close with similar rotors and a little caliper paint!

Proper 'Bed-In' procedure must be followed for proper brake performance. Minimum 17 inch aftermarket wheels with adequate caliper clearance required. Check caliper clearance before ordering.

All Brembo Big Brake Kits are Special Order.

Brake fluid should be replaced every 2 years, more often if you track your MINI.

For High Performance Brake Fluids, see the following:

For replacement Brake Fluid, see Mini Cooper Brake Fluid Pentosin DOT4.


BEFORE ORDERING, check the Brembo Template for wheel fitment - add 3mm of tolerance around the caliper for actual wheel fitment.

For replacement or additional pads, see Brembo Pads.

Check out this video - Mauro Piccoli, Brembo Performance Market Director talks about Brembo's history and Roberto Malagori, Brembo Engineer also discusses the technical differences of Brembo's expansive product line from original equipment (OE) to racing.

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