We’ve pretty much seen the new Mini John Cooper Works GP already. It’s reportedly lapped the Nürburgring in less than eight minutes, a noteworthy accomplishment for a 300-horsepower front-wheel-drive hatchback though admittedly, it was a prototype wearing a weird race-track-themed camouflage wrap. Still, it didn’t hide the bonkers aero add-ons that denote the new hardcore GP model, and with the pocket rocket now revealed for the 2019 LA Auto Show, we can see it’s every bit as bonkers as we were expecting. It’s also just as fast as we hoped, or actually a touch faster. Mini says the new JCW GP will sprint to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.1 seconds. That should put 60 mph right around 5 seconds flat, which edges out the mighty Honda Civic Type R. Mini doesn’t electronically restrain the GP, either, so keep your foot planted and the winged JCW will eventually top out at 165 mph (265 km/h). How is this accomplished? Simply put, the JCW GP packs the most powerful engine ever fitted to a production Mini. Its 2.0-liter turbocharged mill develops 302 horsepower (225 kilowatts) and 332 pound-feet (450 Newton-meters) of torque, the latter of which is available at a low 1,750 RPM. It’s a 74-hp (5...