All electrical Mini Cooper SE arrives in Indian market


Deliveries for first batch of the all-electric Mini Copper SE, with a variety of 270km and charging pace of 0-80% in 36 minutes, will begin in March, with bookings for the second batch to begin shortly after.

Mini has launched the all-electric Cooper SE at ₹47.20 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Being introduced in as a CBU unit, the hatchback is on the market in a single, fully-loaded variant. Solely 30 items had been allotted for India within the first batch and Mini says they’ve already been spoken for. Deliveries for the primary batch will begin in March, with bookings for the subsequent batch commencing across the similar time.

India is getting the facelifted model of the Cooper SE with conventional components of the Cooper’s design, such because the spherical LED headlamps, the Union Jack-themed LED tail-lamps and that acquainted silhouette, being retained.

There are, nonetheless, some key differentiators such because the bigger blanked-out entrance grille, a barely re-profiled entrance bumper, a redesigned rear bumper, the absence of exhaust pipes, and the brilliant yellow accents on the mirror caps and wheels. The distinctive 17-inch design of the wheels resembles a British plug-socket. The SE additionally sits 15mm larger than the combustion-engine mannequin to permit larger floor clearance for the battery pack.

The Cooper SE will be available in four colours in India — Moonwalk Grey (in pic), White Silver, Midnight Black, and British Racing Green.

The Cooper SE might be out there in 4 colors in India — Moonwalk Gray (in pic), White Silver, Midnight Black, and British Racing Inexperienced.

On the within, the SE’s total dashboard design is much like the usual Cooper hatchback, however a key spotlight is the brand new 5.5-inch digital instrument cluster with the Cooper SE being the primary Mini to get it. The one different distinction is a brand new toggle change on the centre console for the brake-regeneration system with the brilliant yellow accents persevering with within the interiors as effectively.

The characteristic loaded Cooper SE will get an 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay compatibility, sports activities seats, a Harman Kardon audio system, panoramic glass roof, Nappa leather-based steering wheel and a tire stress monitoring system.

Powering the Cooper SE is an electrical motor that produces 184hp and 270Nm of torque, drawing energy from a 32.6kWh battery that’s mounted beneath the passenger seat in a T-shape, and sends energy to the entrance wheels. This ends in a 0-100kph dash in 7.three seconds and a top-speed of 150kph. The Cooper SE additionally will get 4 drive modes — Mid, Sport, Inexperienced and Inexperienced+.

Mini says the Cooper SE provides a WLTP-certified vary of as much as 270km, and fees from 0-80% in 36 minutes by way of a 50kW quick charger, whereas a 11kW wall field (supplied as commonplace) fees it from 0-80% in 150 minutes.

As of now, there isn’t a direct rival to the Mini Cooper SE in India when it comes to physique type or section.

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