The Mini also joined the race of the EV’s, and now finally released the price of the Mini Cooper SE. The Mini Cooper SE is one of the most affordable EVs on the market.
The Cooper SE packs an electric motor powering the front wheels and making 181 horsepower (135 kilowatts) and 199 pound-feet (270 Newton-meters) of torque. There’s a 32.6-kilowatt-hour battery pack. The EPA-rated range isn’t yet officially available, but Mini estimates the figure at 114 miles (183 kilometers). The hatchback reaches 60 miles per hour (96 kilometers per hour) in 6.9 seconds. The top speed is 93 mph (150 kph).
The electric Mini has a unique blocked-off grille and standard 16-inch wheels. Inside, the SE gets a standard 6.5-inch infotainment screen with navigation and Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth connectivity, a leather steering wheel, leatherette upholstery, cruise control, heated front seats, automatic climate control, automatic windshield wipers and automatic emergency braking.
A 7.4-kW AC charger allows can refill the battery to 100 percent in as little as 4 hours. There’s also DC charging at up to 50 kW for getting an 80 percent charge at public stations within 35 minutes.
The price of the electric vehicle will carry a starting price of $30,750, including the $850 destination charge.