MTC Motorsport Gen 2 Mini Cooper S R56 R57 1.6T Front Mount Intercooler with Bar and Plate Core 2007-2012.
The MTC intercooler features a massive 80mm bottom core and 40mm at the top for maximum surface area with flowed cast end tanks. It has a 53mm OD inlet and outlet
This intercooler will massively improve throttle response in comparison to the standard intercooler
These cores are tested individually to 3 bar and are proven to flow 400bhp without any problems.
Finished powder coated in black
We have engineered these intercoolers using the same bar and plate core that we use on all of our other intercoolers as this is the most efficient way of keeping intake temperatures to a minimum and recently completely re designed the intercooler with cast end tanks and much stronger brackets for perfect mounting on the vehicle.
We have tested our newly designed intercooler on a few vehicles and found they have absolutely fantastic results. The IAT compared to the standard intercooler are reduced massively which means you get consistent increased performance.
The standard intercooler and the MTC intercooler both had intercooler intake temperatures of between 125-140 degrees through 3 runs on the road.
At the other side of the intercooler into the engine the standard intercooler temperatures were around 55 degrees whereas the MTC intercooler temperatures were between 15-18 degrees over all 3, 4th gear pulls on the road with 8 degree outside temperature.
It is very easy to fit as it is a direct replacement. There are also some great videos on YouTube to follow. Fitting should take around 1-2 hours. There is no drilling required although it may require some trimming of the lower grill on some models.
We would go as far as to say these are the best intercooler on the market for the Mini Cooper S R56 R57 1.6T and comes with a lifetime warranty.