The BMW Group has announced the start of pre-orders for the all-electric variant of the legendary Mini Electric subcompact, also known as the Mini Cooper SE.
In December, some dealers have already opened pre-orders for this model. However, these same dealers warned that the final price could change. Now it’s all official. An order for the compact hatchback Mini Cooper SE (Mini Electric) can be placed on the Mini.ru website. The starting price is 3,600,000 rubles.
The automaker also announced other important details about the Russian launch. According to the press service of the BMW Group, a limited batch of 250 cars will be available in Russia. The car is offered free service at official dealerships for 3 years or 60,000 km. The production of the model for Russia will start in March 2022.
Mini Cooper SE received a 184 hp electric motor. (270 Nm), acceleration from 0 to 60 km / h in 3.9 seconds, and from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.3 seconds. The battery with a total capacity of 32.6 kWh provides a range of 215 km (according to the NEDC test cycle). The recovery mode is supported, the intensity of which the driver can change independently.
As the manufacturer promises, the electric car already in the basic equipment contains all the necessary types of charging, including a Type 2 cable for public charging stations and a mobile charger with three sockets for sockets of various types. The battery charging time from 10 to 80% with 11 kW AC is 2.5 hours. With a 50 kW DC charging station, this time is reduced to 35 minutes.
Russian users are offered two variations – Classic and Electric, which are distinguished by advanced equipment. The Classic version of the electric car immediately gets LED headlights and LED taillights, an 8.8-inch Mini Visual Boost multimedia system, a heated leather sports steering wheel, dynamic cruise control, telephony with wireless charging, an interior lighting package, comfort access and many other features.
The Electric version additionally includes a reversing camera, parking assistant, Mini navigation system, Nappa leather steering wheel, leather sport seats and interior trim strips.