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MINI Cooper Clutch Kit Upgrade Gen2 N18 R55-R61 Cooper S 2011+

MINI Cooper Clutch Kit Upgrade Gen2 N18 R55-R61 Cooper S 2011+

MINI Cooper Clutch Kit Upgrade Gen2 N18 R55-R61 Cooper S 2011+
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Performance Clutch Upgrade kits to match your application!

Fits the following Cooper S models with the N18 engine:

2011-2013 R56 MINI Cooper S Hardtop
2011-2014 R55 MINI Cooper S Clubman
2011-2015 R57 MINI Cooper S Convertible
2012-2015 R58 MINI Cooper S Coupe
2012-2015 R59 MINI Cooper S Roadster
2011-2016 R60 MINI Cooper S Countryman
2013-2016 R61 MINI Cooper S Paceman

Image shown is an approximation and not the actual product.

Torque Recommendations (measured at flywheel):

TORQUE CAPACITY 257 ft-lbs 295 ft-lbs

Stage 1
Cooper S Performance Clutch Kit offers a nice upgrade from the factory setup with stock-like daily drivability and very good wear characteristics. Whether you are looking for something 'more durable' or 'better than stock', or a nice performance upgrade, the Stage 1 kit is a great fit. Torque Capacity of 257 ft-lbs.

Features high clamp pressure plate, steel-backed and multi-compound woven organic material and high torque clutch disc assembly, and bearing.

Stage 2 Performance Clutch Kit for the MINI is a perfect upgrade for mild to moderately modified and power added engines. (Also good for stock power levels and spririted driving when good daily drivability and extremely long life are the goal.) Stock-like daily drivability and EXCELLENT wear characteristics. For Street, Drag, Pulling, Autocross. Torque Capacity of 295 ft-lbs.

Features high clamp pressure plate, pure Kevlar friction material and high torque clutch disc assembly, bearing and tool kit.

Spec High Clamp Load Pressure Plates are standard with all performance kits. These plates can feature clamp loads from 20%-40% higher than original equipment and have a very reasonable pedal requirement. The exclusive 360 degree pivot technology assures a perfectly even lift and disc clamp, maximized leverage, more consistent clamp load and minimized wear.

For the factory replacement Flywheel Bolts, see G2NMG7603.


Unless using a new flywheel provided by SPEC, existing unit must be resurfaced prior to installation of the clutch product to ensure integrity of friction surface. Owner must also break in the new high performance clutch for a minimum of 450 miles, primarily city and/or stop-and-go driving, before full throttle engagement, drag launching or speed shifting. * FAILURE TO EXECUTE EACH OF THE ABOVE WILL HINDER CLUTCH PERFORMANCE AND VOID ALL WARRANTY!!!

Unless otherwise instructed by written notice from SPEC, follow manufacturer’s instructions when installing clutch and flywheel products. SPEC recommends that all bolts be inspected before re-installation, and any bolts that have been removed and re-torqued multiple times replaced. SPEC will not warrant any component failure due to install error.


S.P.E.C., Inc warrants all products to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for normal use and service up to 120 days after retail purchase. SPEC reserves the right to examine any part returned for warranty claim to determine whether a defect in materials or workmanship exists in such product. SPEC liability is limited to repairing, replacing or crediting towards other product, and credits will not exceed the invoice total for the parts. Labor and storage charges are not products of SPEC and, therefore, will not be reimbursed for any reason. Final determination of the condition and suitability of the parts for uses contemplated by the buyer is a sole responsibility of the buyer. SPEC will not be liable for any damage or injury to persons or property that might be claimed as a result of improper installation or misuse of any part subject to this warranty. There are no warranties expressed or implied beyond those set forth above.

Hello, and what is the diameter of the clutch plate SPEC-Stage 1, and Stage 2, OEM has 235mm, thank you Macak.
Spec Clutch for the MINI uses the same diameter as stock to enable the use of the factory original flywheel.   235mm clutch disc diameter for the R56 Cooper S Hardtop.
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