Official Look at the New Electric MINI Cooper SE With 170-Mile Range

The brand’s first solely electrically-powered car.

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The first fully-electric MINI Cooper SE has officially made its world premiere, with BMW giving the closest look yet at the vehicle during a press conference today in Rotterdam, Netherlands. After its initial unveiling last April and a closer glimpse at the car last month, the latest news finally reveals the horsepower and other key features that put the rumors to rest.

Nicknamed the MINI Electric, the motor runs on a model-specific lithium-ion battery that can range between 235 to 270 kilometers and produce up to 184 horsepower. Its acceleration logs zero to 60km/h in 3.9 seconds and goes from zero to 100 km/h in 7.3 seconds. The battery, which is housed in the floor of the car, can be charged in several areas including household sockets, wallboxes and public charging stations. Other characteristics include LED headlamps, two-zone automatic air conditioning, heating with heat pump technology, an electric parking brake, and a Connected Navigation system.

According to BMW board member Pieter Nota, 40,000 people have already registered an interest in the MINI Electric. MINI Senior VP Bernd Koerber has stated that the vehicle will not have a single launch date, but instead will begin production in November 2019 with the first models to be delivered to customers “as early as possible.” Engadget reports that pricing will range from approximately $30,425 USD to $37,891 USD.

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Going places? Go electric. Experience the first all-electric MINI.⁠ ⁠ #MINI #MINIElectric #AllElectric #ChargedWithPassion #EVs⁠ ⁠ __⁠ MINI Cooper SE*: Energy consumption in kWh/100 km combined: 13.2/15.0, Fuel consumption in l/100 km combined: 0, CO2 emissions in g/km combined: 0. The driving range depends on a variety of factors, especially: personal driving behaviour, selected route, weather conditions, usage of heating/cooling and preconditioning. *These figures are preliminary values and have not yet been confirmed. Subject to change. The values of fuel consumptions, CO2 emissions and energy consumptions shown were determined according to the European Regulation (EC) 715/2007 in the version applicable at the time of type approval. The figures refer to a vehicle with basic configuration in Germany and the range shown considers optional equipment and the different size of wheels and tires available on the selected model. The values of the vehicles are already based on the new WLTP regulation and are translated back into NEDC-equivalent values in order to ensure the comparison between the vehicles. [With respect to these vehicles, for vehicle related taxes or other duties based (at least inter alia) on CO2-emissions the CO2 values may differ to the values stated here.] The CO2 efficiency specifications are determined according to Directive 1999/94/EC and the European Regulation in its current version applicable. The values shown are based on the fuel consumption, CO2 values and energy consumptions according to the NEDC cycle for the classification. For further information about the official fuel consumption and the specific CO2 emission of new passenger cars can be taken out of the „handbook of fuel consumption, the CO2 emission and power consumption of new passenger cars“, which is available at all selling points and at https://www.dat.de/angebote/verlagsprodukte/leitfaden-kraftstoffverbrauch.html.⁠

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