AEM Cold Air Induction Kit Intake (N18) - Mini Cooper S/JCW/GP2 R56
AEM Cold Air Induction Kit Intake (N18) - Mini Cooper S/JCW/GP2 R56
AEM Cold Air Induction Kit Intake (N18) - Mini Cooper S/JCW/GP2 R56
AEM Cold Air Induction Kit Intake (N18) - Mini Cooper S/JCW/GP2 R56

AEM Cold Air Induction Kit Intake (N18) - Mini Cooper S-JCW-GP2 R56

Delivery ETA 2-5 Working Days
Brand: AEM
Part Number: 21-721C
Subtotal: £569.99

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AEM's 21-721C cold air intake utilizes the OEM fake hood scoop as well as the OEM fresh air duct to bring in cooler air for more power. AEM's design includes a low restriction AEM Dryflow Air Filter.

Designed to increase the performance of the Mini Cooper R56 models equipped with the N18 1.6 litre engine.

"Excellent air inlet temperature management ensures consistent and reliable power," says product engineer John Concialdi. "In the 21-721C the fake OEM hood scoop is converted into a real performance feature that ducts ambient air directly to the intake air box. A high temperature silicone foam gasket seals the scoop duct to the air box preventing hot engine compartment air from entering the intake and the OEM lower air duct is also retained for maximum flow to the intake system."

Two contoured elbow couplers were designed to direct cool intake air smoothly into the airbox and then into the turbocharger. Computational fluid dynamics was used to help optimize the size and number of pleats on the AEM Dryflow air filter and to help determine the size of the aluminium intake tube for high mid-range torque and high-end power. Flow bench testing helped validate the intake's basic design, confirming a clean MAF signal and superior air flow over the stock intake.

AEM made sure the system would last the life of the car. A high quality, high-temperature material was chosen for the hood scoop and a heat shield placed between the turbocharger and the intake is included for additional heat protection. The 21-721C intake features AEM's washable and reusable Dryflow air filter that requires no oiling and will continue to protect your Mini Cooper for its life. The entire air intake comes with AEM's limited lifetime warranty.

AEM testing on the the 21-721C cold air intake shows an estimated gain of 6HP @ 5650RPM and an estimated increased in torque of 9ft-lbs @ 2710RPM. The 21-721C cold air intake system is a perfect upgrade for any Mini enthusiast looking to add more power and better performance to their little European street rod. (Horsepower gains based on similar vehicle dynamometer test. Results will vary.)

Includes all mounting brackets and hardware for a complete installation.

AEM Cold Air Induction Kits are easily to install.


  • Increased horsepower
  • Inlet constructed of lightweight aircraft aluminium and mandrel bent for maximum flow
  • Reinforced TIG-welded brackets and fittings deliver added durability
  • Utilizes a complete hardware kit with soft mounts for a guaranteed perfect fit
  • Installation instructions provided for an easy installation
  • Guaranteed for life
  • Manufactured and assembled in the USA

Fitment Notice(s):

  • Fits R56 N18 engines.
  • Models manufactured before March 2012 will require the intake pipe from a Cooper S manufactured after March 2012.

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