Mini India start accepting pre-bookings of the all-electric Mini at a token price of Rs 1 lakh
Mini India will begin accepting pre-orders from today for the much-anticipated all-electric MINI 3-door Cooper SE. The electric Mini can be booked online for a token amount of just Rs 1 lakh.
Powering the electric Mini is a 32.6 kWh lithium-ion battery pack placed in a T-shaped configuration in the floor. The Mini Cooper SE is about 145 kgs heavier than a similar petrol-powered Mini and carries the same luggage space, only ground clearance is increased by 18mm to accommodate the battery pack. The hatch can be charged via Dc fast-charging up to 50 kW which can add 80 per cent to the battery in 35 minutes or via an 11 kW AC wallbox that can fill the battery in 3.5 hours.
The range is between 235 and 270 km as per the WLTP cycle while the Mini EV is powered by a 187PS and 270 Nm electric motor. This gives the Cooper SE a 0 to 100 kmph time of 7.3s and a 150 kmph top-speed. There are model-specific drive modes: Sport, Mid, Green or Green+ and two levels of regen can be chosen by the driver.
The Mini Cooper electric also features certain visual enhancements to differentiate from the standard model. There is yellow highlighting on the closed-off new grille and mirror caps, a new logo and more yellow highlights on the 17-inch model-specific efficiency-focused wheels. Standard equipment includes LED headlamps, 2-zone automatic air conditioning with heat pump technology, auxiliary heating, electric parking brake and navigation. All seen here are model-specific displays and controls.
The EV will have no real direct competitors in the Indian market and should be priced around Rs 45 lakh ex-showroom, but with bookings open today, one can pre-book their all-electric MINI 3-door Cooper SE for a token amount of Rs 1 lakh.
Starts Rs 38 Lakhs
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