Your classic Mini EV, redesigned by MINI Recharged
MINI will take your classic Mini and convert it to electric as a turnkey service—in the UK.
Working behind the scenes since 2018, little did we know that MINI and staff at its 'Plant Oxford' had this restoration business up their sleeves for UK customers.
MINI will take your classic Mini and perform quite the feat of engineering—without making any irreversible modifications:
replace the gasoline engine with a full electric drivetrain (see specifications)
store the old gasoline engine just in case
add new EV-specific instruments with drive (motor) temperature, gear indicator, range, and speed
add a MINI Recharged-specific serial number
N/A £ (UK-only conversion); Segment: small car
electric, up to 90 kW (120 horsepower, N/A lb-ft). 160 km range (predicted) "high voltage" battery. Charge speed up to 6.6 kW. front-wheel drive.
0-100 km/h in 9 seconds (MINI estimate)
To soften the blow of not knowing what the conversion costs exactly (we are checking and will update this story), two important points to note:
this enables drivers to not pay emissions-related charges with…
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