Brand MINI, owned by BMW, presented an updated version of the iconic front-wheel-drive hatchback. A key feature of the MINI Cooper SE was the replacement of the engine with an electric motor while maintaining the acceleration dynamics of the original model.
The product is a logical continuation of the previously presented prototypes Mini E and Mini Cooper S E Countryman All4. The electric car is equipped with a 135 kW (181 HP) engine. Located under the floor T-shaped battery capacity of 32.6 kWh provides from 235 to 270 kilometers on a single charge.
Up to 60 km/h MINI Cooper SE accelerates for 3.9 s, and up to 100 km/h — for 7.3 s. the Maximum speed is limited by on-Board electronics to 150 km/h. the Weight of the model is 1364 kg. "Refueling" new items by 80% with the capacity of the charging station up to 11 kW will take about 2.5 hours, and up to 100% — 3.5 hours. Fast charging up to 80% at power up to 50 kW will take only 35 minutes of time of the owner of an electric car.
The car received the function of energy recovery with two degrees of intensity and energy-efficient dual-zone climate control. Serial production of the model will begin in November this year, the start of sales is scheduled for March 2020.