The MINI has always been plagued with laggy throttle response. One of the major reasons is the massive amount of weight hanging off either side of the crankshaft. The flywheel / clutch is abnormally heavy as well as the crank pulley. One easy way to remove some of that weight is the installation of an ALTA Lightened Crank Pulley (LCP)! Plus on supercharged models we offer a 2% overdrive model that increases boost too! Read more below!