Next-generation Mini Cooper Electric to offer two battery options: Report

Mini recently previewed its next-generation, all-electric Hardtop with photos of a camouflaged prototype undergoing cold-weather testing. It revealed that the upcoming iteration of the quirky hatchback was developed with a battery-electric variant from the start. Luckily, Mini also invited some European outlets to take part in ride-alongs during the evaluation session and the U.K.’s Autocar […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Next-generation all-electric Mini Hardtop teased undergoing winter testing

The next-generation, all-electric Mini Hardtop has been teased undergoing cold-weather testing near the Arctic Circle in Sweden. It will be the first model out of the gate, initiating Mini’s upcoming four-car product offensive. In the bitter cold, the vehicle’s battery-electric powertrain gets put through the test to see how they fare in extreme conditions. Mini […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mini Paceman to return as a four-door BEV crossover: Report

Remember the Mini Paceman? That two-door crossover that looked like Mini’s version of the Range Rover Evoque Coupe? Yeah, that one. You’d be forgiven if you forgot that existed because it was a super low-volume seller. However, it appears that it’s making a comeback as a small battery-electric crossover according to a report from the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mini Cooper SE Hardtop, Countryman SE All4 get special edition models for 2023

Mini has announced new special editions for the 2023 model year with two of three being offered in the brand’s electrified models. The first is the Mini Resolute Edition for the all-electric Cooper SE Hardtop. It sports the Rebel Green exterior color that was originally exclusive to the John Cooper Works models and complemented by […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mini Recharged Project will convert your classic into an electric vehicle

Got a classic Mini Cooper? Looking to restore it but gut out the internal combustion components and replace them with battery-electric ones? Well, you’re in luck because Mini has just announced a program to restomod classic examples into battery-electric vehicles. Called the Mini Recharged Project, this program aims to cut all emissions produced while retaining […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Next-generation Mini Cooper SE leaks on Instagram

A new Mini Hardtop is due out in the next two years and we get to see a glimpse of it thanks to a leak on the Instagram account wilcoblok. Photos of the next-generation Mini Cooper SE, the battery-electric version have leaked out on social media. The little electric hatchback is completely uncovered and was […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mini will launch four new vehicles from 2023 to 2025

Mini has finally spilled more details on its future product offensive as it moves toward full electrification alongside parent company BMW Group. By the early 2030s, Mini will be an all-electric brand and its offensive starts in the next two to three years with the arrival of four new vehicles. In 2023, Mini will present […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Mini Cooper S E gets a small range bump

There aren’t that many choices left for battery-electric vehicles made specifically for city or short-distance driving and commuting. With the Hyundai Ioniq Electric gone, your choices are down to the Nissan Leaf and the refreshed 2022 Mini Cooper SE. When it initially arrived, the all-electric Cooper S E was rated for 110 miles per charge […]

by Stefan Ogbac
One-off Mini Cooper SE “strips” for sustainability

Mini has unveiled a one-off collaboration with Paul Smith in London to show off their idea of sustainable design. Dubbed the Mini Strip, this special Mini Cooper SE Hardtop was designed with the theme “Simplicity, Transparency, Sustainability” to showcase new ideas for automotive design. The car was completely stripped of its interior down to the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Next-generation Mini convertible will go electric in 2025

As part of BMW Group’s broader focus on electrification, Mini will become an all-electric brand by the 2030s. Its last internal combustion engine will be introduced in 2025 and from there, it’ll continue to electrify its lineup. The year 2025 will also be significant because it marks the arrival of the next-generation Mini Convertible, which […]

by Stefan Ogbac