The Classic Mini Electric: “vintage” on the outside and futuristic on the inside

The Classic Mini Electric

Today the event opened doors New York International Auto Show 2018. There, a multitude of firms have gathered to show their progress in the coming months and make known what they are working on. Mini, from the BMW group, has surprised the audience by showing the Classic Mini Electric.

This vehicle, which, as you can see in the images that we attach to the article, is a classic Mini from several decades ago, it has a mechanics of the future. In other words, Mini has wanted to be - once again - the brand within the German group, who will mark the way forward in the near future. And how can it be otherwise, that future is completely electric.

El Classic Mini Electric it is only a concept that, as you may well have imagined, will not be put on sale. However, with this presentation that has left the audience speechless, he leaves a clear message to his long-time customers: the mechanics may be different and they must adapt to the times, but their design and personality will never lose it. .

Classic Mini electric concept

It is also nothing new that Mini is working on an all-electric model. What's more, the brand itself confirms it in its press release: this vehicle is based on a three-door Mini. What's more, is scheduled to see the light in 2019, just when the 60th anniversary of the launch of the first unit of the iconic model.

The Classic Mini in motion

Some images were seen just a year ago. And it is known that some elements will be missing in this electric Mini such as the exhaust outlets or the air inlets. Also, according to early rumors, the autonomy of the BMW group car is expected to have a autonomy around 350 kms on a single charge. In addition, the engine response will not be bad at all: 0 to 100 will do them below 8 seconds and its maximum speed will not exceed 150-160 km / h.

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