MINI Cooper SE Convertible Debuts In Europe In A Restricted Quantity Of 999 Automobiles
Following the constructive suggestions on the distinctive specimen presented in summer 2022, MINI is now going forward with a small collection of the all-electric MINI Cooper SE Convertible which represents one other large step within the route of electrical mobility. The world’s first domestically emission-free premium convertible within the small automotive section shortens the transition interval to the introduction of the next-generation all-electric mannequin household.
With the MINI Cooper SE Convertible, MINI highlights its flexibility and has arrange the manufacturing of a small collection for the primary time. The MINI Cooper SE Convertible will likely be produced and out there in Europe in a restricted version of 999 autos alongside the traditional MINI Convertible within the Netherlands.
“Three years in the past we launched the all-electric MINI Cooper SE, and in the present day one in 5 MINI bought in Europe is an all-electric MINI. This success has spurred us to implement the small collection of the MINI Cooper SE Convertible inside only some months. I’m delighted that we will supply 999 MINI prospects a unprecedented and unique open-air go-kart feeling,” says Stefanie Wurst, Head of the MINI Model.
The MINI Cooper SE Convertible is accessible in Enigmatic Black and White Silver. Door handles, facet scuttles and the surrounds of the entrance and back lights are completed in Resolute Bronze. The MINI logos and the mannequin lettering characteristic in elegant Piano Black to match. The E brand acquainted from the MINI Cooper SE is discovered on the entrance apron and on the rear, thereby visually underlining domestically emission-free driving enjoyable.
Additional edition-specific tools particulars additionally adorn the door sill trims and facet scuttles and, with the 1 of 999 lettering emphasising the unique character of the restricted version open-air MINI.
MINI takes on a pioneering position with the edition-specific alloy wheels. The 17″ forged alloy wheels in Electrical Energy Spoke 2-tone design are made from 100 p.c secondary aluminium. The mix of inexperienced electrical energy throughout manufacturing and the usage of the secondary uncooked materials can considerably scale back CO2 emissions in comparison with typical manufacturing processes.
Intensive inside tools with MINI Electrical Design options
The sports activities seats are in MINI Yours Leather-based Lounge design and have seat heating and adjustable thigh assist. The multifunctional sports activities leather-based steering wheel in Nappa leather-based end contributes to the fun-to-drive environment and trendy driving consolation and can be heated. Within the decrease steering wheel spoke, the MINI Electrical Badge highlights the restricted character of the all-electric convertible. The unique Piano Black surfaces, which might be stylishly set off by the ambient lighting, additionally contribute to automotive’s unique standing. The design of the inside emphasises the absolutely electrical character of the open-top four-seater with yellow color accents, such because the yellow start-stop toggle swap.
Along with quite a few different options, the high-quality tools is complemented within the cockpit by the eDrive providers acquainted from the MINI Cooper SE. These offers the driving force with data on present power consumption, vary and ideas for a cost-effective driving model. All important data is summarised on the MINI Head-Up Show whereas driving. On longer journeys, the Energetic Cruise Management with Cease & Go perform and the MINI Driving Assistant, amongst different options, improve the consolation of the restricted MINI Convertible with all-electric drive as normal.
Pure electrified go-kart feeling
With a size of three,850 mm, a wheelbase of two,495 mm, 1,727 mm width and 1,427 mm top, the size, together with the baggage compartment with 160 l load quantity, stay unchanged in comparison with the conventionally powered MINI Convertible. The 135 kW/184 hp electrical motor comes from the BMW Group’s electrical mobility competence centres in Dingolfing and Landshut. Its small measurement permits notably harmonious axle load distribution and favours agile and simply controllable dealing with. The electrical drive accelerates the MINI Cooper SE Convertible easily from standstill to 100 km/h in 8.2 seconds.
With a variety of 201 km (125 miles) decided within the WLTP check cycle, open-air excursions are doable effectively past town limits. As much as 30 km/h, the absolutely electrically powered and thus notably quiet textile delicate prime in MINI Yours model with typical Union Jack sample might be opened, closed or set as a sliding roof.