AC Schnitzer, the Aachen-based German BMW and MINI-tuner, has unveiled a new tuning package for the current generation MINI Cooper S, the R56.

AC Schnitzer, the Aachen-based German BMW and MINI-tuner, has unveiled a new tuning package for the current generation MINI Cooper S, the R56. The package, which offers an aero body kit with the front-spoiler and rear- and side-skirts in body color, also includes performance enhancements such as a new performance exhaust system and a Nürburgring-tested racing suspension. AC Schnitzer is working on a engine performance upgrade for the 175hp turbo engine but does not give any details. The tuning package will also include interior modifications such as aluminium pedals, a Schnitzer gear lever and other Schnitzer details. Customers will have a choice of 17- and 18-inch AC Schnitzer alloy wheels. Press release and 17 photos after the jump.

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