The new MINI Cooper SE will be available in South Africa for sale in a limited quantities from the first quarter of 2021.
As an alternative in contrast to petrol or diesel motor, the fresh debut has a backup electric engine under the bonnet.
The electric engine isn’t littler yet lighter than a combustion engine, adding to the amicable axle load of the new MINI Cooper SE.
The high-voltage battery with model-specification configuration involves lithium-ion cells subdivided into 12 modules.
The T‑shaped unit on the vehicle floor, giving a gross energy content of 32.6 kWh.
Alongside the lower focal point of gravity, this gives the model spray handling, making it supreme and simple to control despite when taking a corner at high speed.
The new MINI Cooper SE offers secure road holding, not least for its high-voltage battery.
Designers place it on the vehicle floor between the front seats and underneath the back seats.
Considering this plan, no restrictions to use the gear compartment space when contrasted with the powered model forms.
As in the MINI 3 Door with a combustion engine, the luggage volume under the tailgate is 211 liters, expanding to 731 litres when the driver folds the rear backrests.
Manufactures position the main quantifiable to make 18 millimeters higher than in the powered model.
They secure components of the electric drive through model-explicit basic highlights and turned off if in a collision.
The safety idea for the new MINI Cooper SE is under the high standard of the BMW Group, which go well beyond legal prerequisites.
The reinforcement bumper protects power electronics and the engine bolster frame, while the strong base plate takes care of the high-voltage battery.
With an unladen DIN weight of 1 365 kilograms, the electrically controlled model is just somewhere between 145 kilograms heavier than the MINI Cooper S 3 Door with Steptronic transmission.Follow us on Social Media