All-electric MINI Charged Edition launched at ₹55 lakh, only 20 units on sale

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The MINI Charged Edition gets a new Chili Red colour scheme with a multi-tone roof finished in white. The car gets an Aspen White exterior trim that brings white painted highlights to the headlamp and taillight rings, door handles, logos and tailgate handle. There are frozen red sports stripes and Energetic Yellow highlights on the bonnet, doors and boot of the car, while the air inlet on the bonnet is finished in chrome. The limited edition rides on 17-inch power-spoke alloy wheels with Energetic Yellow highlights for a unique appearance.

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The bonnet, doors and boot get the Energetic Yellow highlights that create a nice contrast
The bonnet, doors and boot get the Energetic Yellow highlights that create a nice contrast

Speaking about the launch, Vikram Pawah, President – BMW Group India said, “MINI spreads big love by bringing the MINI 3-door Cooper SE in Chili Red, for the first time in India. It celebrates the legendary Go-Kart feeling and instant torque, all with zero emissions. The MINI Charged Edition is a bold, energetic and expressive car that perfectly fits the MINI big love spirit of a brave and daring brand which brings people and communities together. The MINI Charged Edition is your perfect partner for urban mobility. Every bit the original iconic MINI but powered for the roads of tomorrow.”

The MINI Charged Edition gets upgraded with leatherette Carbon Black upholstery in the cabin. The steering wheel gets more functions with a reduction in the number of control surfaces. It’s covered in Nappa leather. There’s a 5-inch MID unit with a black panel while the infotainment duties are handled by an 8.8-inch touchscreen unit in the centre. The Charged Edition gets the Energetic Yellow accents on the start/stop toggle switch, gear lever and badging on the door sills to set itself apart.

The MINI Charged Edition gets a 135 kW electric motor tuned for 181 bhp and 270 Nm and can sprint from 0-100 kmph in 7.3 seconds
The MINI Charged Edition gets a 135 kW electric motor tuned for 181 bhp and 270 Nm and can sprint from 0-100 kmph in 7.3 seconds

Power on the limited edition MINI comes from the familiar 135 kW electric motor tuned for 181 bhp and 270 Nm of peak torque. The electric hatchback can sprint from 0-100 kmph in 7.3 seconds and gets a 32.6 kWh battery pack promising a range of 270 km on a single charge. On the feature front, the MINI Charged Edition comes with in-built navigation, Apple CarPlay, a Harman Kardon speaker system, wireless charging and more. The electric car gets two driving modes – Sport and Green. Driver Assistance Systems include Cruise Control, Park Distance Control, Rear View Camera and TPMS.

MINI India will also offer customers a one-time installation of the MINI Smart Wallbox charger and portable DC charging cable with the new Charged Edition. The company claims a charging time of 0-80 per cent in 36 minutes using a 50 kW DC fast charger. It stands at 2 hours and 30 minutes with an 11 kW AC charger and 9 hours and 43 minutes with a 2.3 kW AC charger.

The MINI Charged Edition is limited to just 20 units and comes to India as a CBU
The MINI Charged Edition is limited to just 20 units and comes to India as a CBU

The MINI Charged Edition will get the same 2 years/unlimited kilometres warranty as standard that can be extended up to five years. The battery pack gets an 8 years/100,000 kilometres warranty as standard. BMW has fast charging stations at 35 cities across its dealer network in the country.

First Published Date: 10 Aug 2023, 16:16 PM IST

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