Mini ‘E’ – Electric Mini

The BMW Group will be releasing their first 500 unit of 100% electronic car.  First 500 unit of Mini E will be set to be sold in US, specifically in the area of Carlifonia as a pilot project. Europe region is still under consideration. Mini E will be officially featured in the Los Angeles Auto Show on Nov 19 and Nov 20,2008.

This Mini E will be powered by a 150kW (204 hp) electric motor with high-power rechargable lithium-ion battery. This green car will be able to travel from 0 to 100km/h in 8.5 seconds, still much slower compare to Tesla Roadster that is 100% electronically powered. Mini E will be able to travel more than 240 kilometers or 150 miles in one charge.

More detail writeup could be found at Mini Official Website. Be sure to check on November for their launching date and most probably more pictures of it at Los Angeles Auto Show.

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