Revealed Electric MINI E

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Revealed: Electric MINI E

known for a little while now BMW would be introducing an electric of its iconic MINI, and now we have the proof as Autocar has taken the off the new electric car. Equipped a 572-pound lithium ion battery of capacity, the MINI E reportedly has a of 150 miles after an 8-hour Its electric heart beats out and 162 lb-ft of torque, which be plenty to make this scoot. Indeed, the run to 60 should a bit over 8-seconds and the top speed has limited to 95 miles per hour. The car weighs in at a bit over 3,200 and regenerative braking is used to the range.

Body modifications are minimal, unique badges and paint the E from its gas-powered siblings. On the the gages have been up, with a multi-function unit in of the driver, though the speedometer is front and center in the middle of the We’ll be seeing it in person month at the LA Auto Show .

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Teaser E car releases to Test interest, test electric pure balderdash, something is this type of public E Mini marketing/hyped release.

The costs for this vehicle match $48k to $53k marks, why? The regen using AC motor (expensive up front, less expensive The battery pack,

cost is more likely std. cobalt oxide, for A123 or the prices would soar to

The good thing is this is to be a great little car. The bad is that until the battery are produced in volume, we are stuck Very High Prices. will do little to help exotic LiION battery

Would I buy it. yes, why? I the Mini.

do i buy into the Mini E as a production car? no. why? By producing the car, the prices have been immediately for both manufacturer and buyer. of bad love.

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Regarding the of this car’s range and the — they are two different of vehicles. The Mini here is a Electric vehicle — no engine, so it has a bigger battery since that is all it can use. the GM EV1 with NiMH packs (a older than Lithium had much more than 100 range — would been in the 300+ mile with Lithium Ions.

These types of vehicles are as pure Electric Vehicles

The Volt uses a smaller (in battery pack to give the only a 40 mile range (a battery pack is cheaper) and a gas to kick in if you drive further 40 miles before you charge up people’s daily driving in the 40 mile range. says This is what is known as a Hybrid Electric Vehicle or its just a different way to tackle the

GM could put a much bigger into the Volt and drop the gas and have a much bigger all range if they wanted to, but not their basic strategy. has been some talk may do this for a variation of the Volt to the California requirements for zero vehicles in the future, but that a off, if it happens.

One of the biggest items in these cars is the pack, so the smaller capacity you can it the cheaper it will be, GM is betting all the extra expense of the regular gas etc. is cheaper (or will better) than a pure EV with a big battery.

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