The future really is now.
BMW has long been in talks about the imminent launch of its electrified MINI and, well, we finally have some real-life images of what it’s expected to look like.
Premiered at the 67th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, not only does the car radiate pure power and an uncompromising sporty flair, but it has even been suggested that the new MINI Electric Concept is one of the show’s big winners.
Yup, yet another milestone for the British premium brand, The Peninsula Qatar explains how the car features a design “inspired unmistakably by motor racing [and] arouses the expectation of authentic, unadulterated and highly intense race feeling”:
Together with a spirited turbo engine and suspension technology designed for use on the race track, the exterior and interior of the concept study form a precisely harmonised overall package for thrilling performance.
Take a look:
Definitely still a MINI.
Embodying a whole new dimension of the brand, the MINI Electric “conveys a message of sustainable urban transportation in MINI style while at the same time previewing a volume production model that will follow soon”:
Silver and yellow accents embellish Mini’s compact “go-kart” design that includes a new closed grille that boosts aerodynamics. No need for vents with an electric motor. Already planned is a Mini Countryman plug-in hybrid with a 3-cylinder engine and electric motor.
The model is set to be manufactured in large-scale production, ready to hit the road in 2019, which also happens to be the 60th anniversary of the launch of the first classic MINI.
While we can’t exactly help you out in getting a MINI Electric right now, we can definitely get you a discount on any one of MINI’s already popular models released this year – say, like, the Countryman.
Just pop Seth an email – here – with the subject “My MINI future starts now” and he will hook you up with a discount to get the wheels rolling.
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