Mini take all of BMW’s electric tech so he is “the old one” outside but inside he is a little beast.
According to BMW, it’s got a range of 65 miles and a top speed of 75 miles per hour, thanks to “30 lithium-ion phosphate batteries” that you can charge in just four hours from a regular household socket. Well, that’s not mega-quick. But then again, there isn’t all that much space to wedge various electric things.
Electric Mini concept showed up at the New York auto show and it was amazing
Tthat it’s a “late and carefully restored classic Mini Cooper”, refreshed and reborn with a bit of mains power, and comes out of the electrification process weighing 770kg – not much more than the petrol-powered version on which it was based. Although the regular engine, petrol tank, radiator and ancillaries in the Mini aren’t exactly heavy mass.