MINI goes electric

MINI goes electric

Mini Electric fq

BMW have been making noise about introducing an electric version of its MINI for a while now, and photos of the special vehicle have just been released.

Equipped with a 572-pound lithium ion battery of unknown capacity, the MINI should have a range of 240km after an 8-hour charge. Its electric heart puts out 204-horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque, which will be enough to get the MINI going well. The run to 100 should take a little over 8-seconds and the top speed has been limited to 150kph.

The entire car weighs in at 1,450 pounds and regenerative braking is used to extend its range. Body modifications are minimal, with unique badges and paint separating the E from its gas-powered siblings. On the inside, the gagues have been switched up, with a multi-function unit in front of the driver, though the speedometer is still front and center in the middle of the dash. The MINI E will go on show officially next month at the LA Auto Show.

Mini Electric fq

BMW have been making noise about introducing an electric version of its MINI for a while now, and photos of the special vehicle have just been released.

Equipped with a 572-pound lithium ion battery of unknown capacity, the MINI should have a range of 240km after an 8-hour charge. Its electric heart puts out 204-horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque, which will be enough to get the MINI going well. The run to 100 should take a little over 8-seconds and the top speed has been limited to 150kph.

The entire car weighs in at 1,450 pounds and regenerative braking is used to extend its range. Body modifications are minimal, with unique badges and paint separating the E from its gas-powered siblings. On the inside, the gagues have been switched up, with a multi-function unit in front of the driver, though the speedometer is still front and center in the middle of the dash. The MINI E will go on show officially next month at the LA Auto Show.

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