Fully-electric MINI confirmed for 2019

MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT to debut in Frankfurt

MINI has confirmed it will have a fully-electric model ready to debut in around two years.

Based on this concept car, the MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT, the famous British brand say the production version will debut in 2019.

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MINI has already began producing plug-in hybrid vehicles, including the Countryman PHEV, the fully EV though takes things another step forward.

In teasing the concept car, MINI said the combines a drive system that is always quick off the mark with a precision-tuned suspension.

There’s no word yet though on electric drive range.

“MINI and electrification make a perfect match.” - BMW AG Chairman, Harald Kruger.

The MINI concept also previews a possible expansion in 3D printing by BMW/MINI.

Components such as the air intakes were produced using the new technology.

MINI chief, Peter Schwarzenbauer, says the electric-drive MINI will be a fantastic addition to the range.

“With its characteristic go-kart feel and powerful electric motor, the MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT is great fun to drive while also being completely suitable for everyday use – and producing zero emissions to boot.

“That’s how we at MINI envisage electric mobility in tomorrow’s world.”

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We will keep you updated with further details on the new MINI EV in our MINI News section.

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