There is one car in the hatchback segment that will turn the heads, even more than the people turning their heads on seeing a celebrity, Mini Cooper. From Celebs to businessmen to the common masses, people are just crazy about this car.
It is not just the looks that its offers, 120.70 BHP, 2.0L, the 4-cylinder engine generates beast-like power. The car is ideal for city commuters and is even comfortable for highway lovers.
Started and was owned by the Rover ground until 2000, and now it is the British giant BMW that owns and manufactures Mini Cooper. This car has been the apple of the eye for the people who want style, performance, ease of commute, no parking issues, etc.
Recently, there has been a trend of electric vehicles, and they have revolutionized the entire automobile market. Every manufacturer wants to lead the line in entering the market with their Electric Vehicle.
Experts are calling these smart electric cars the biggest event happening after the invention of the cars. BMW is not lacking behind in this line and has already launched the electric version of the Mini Cooper. People have spotted the test car for the mini cooper electric frequently on the roads by us. Some of the details of the model are as follows-
New Mini Cooper Electric Car Specifications
Having a 96 cell, 32.6 kWh of gross capacity, the car does not lack power and has a torque of 270 NM. The electric cars do not have power, pickup, etc. are matters of the past, and the car goes from 0-100 in 7.3 seconds.
The car has a boot space of 211 liters when all the seats are in an upright position, 539 liters when the seats are 3, and 711 liters when only two seats are being in an upright position. The car is housed with 17-inch alloy wheels.
The alloy wheels are not normal and have electric power spokes with run-flat tires. The new mini cooper has top-notch infotainment, which has numerous personalization options fitting individual needs.
The batteries are housed below the floor. Hence, it gives the car better stability and handling, better than before. The company claims that the car can go up to 270 kilometers in one charge.
New Mini Electric Design
Mino cooper’s appeal has always lied in its retro appearance. The company has not changed this retro styling of the car and continued with the legacy. However, since the electric version is a step towards the future, the car flaunts the best of both worlds.
The car has a well-applied modern detail to the retro base. The new Mini has old round lights but LED running and has all new scuttles. The scuttles are housed with LED indicators and have a beautiful ‘S’ logo in yellow.
The company has also made changes in the bumper design and the design change includes a technological application. The new bumper has integrated air curtains on the left and the right.
This gives the new mini cooper to perform better and increase the overall one charge distance range. The bumper grill is very sleek and thin as the electric cars do not need much air for the engine, and the engineers have used it well to uplift the design.
The bumper also has the electric branding with an ‘S’ on the right side of the bumper grille. The most significant change in the car is in the taillights. The tails lights will have an angular finish and will add to the sporty-retro look of the car.
The New Mini Cooper Electric Release Date
So far, we have spotted test cars of the car, and it seems that the company is working aggressively towards testing to expedite the release date. The company has made no official statement regarding the release of the car.
However, we are making an educated guess, and we expect the new car to hit the market in 2023. We may get the deliveries of the car towards the end or maybe by the starting of the year.
The New Mini Cooper Price
As we said, the detail of the new car is kept a company secret, and nothing is made official. But the car has to compete in the market and has to keep in mind its profitability too. We expect that the electric version will cost more than the ones that are currently on the market. Hence, we guess that the car will be priced somewhere between 20,000 Euros to 30,000 Euros.
The new mini is desperately waiting for by the ardent fans of it, and they cannot keep calm ever since they acquired the knowledge of the electric version of the car will be hitting the market soon.
The wait is finally over guys, and the new Mini release is just around the corner. The company will release more between today till the release. However, there is nothing to panic about as we got your back. We will collect all the updates for you and will update them here. So, keep visiting this space for all the future updates of your favorite car.