- Price of outgoing Mini Cooper EV reduced to $49,990 driveaway
- Second generation Mini Cooper EV expected in 2024 and will share the same dedicated EV platform as the GWM Ora
Mini Australia has slashed the outgoing Cooper EV price down to $49,990 driveaway
Mini Australia today announced yet another price drop of their outgoing Cooper EV, likely to make space for the upcoming, second generation Mini Cooper EV which will share a platform with the GWM Ora.
Originally launching in 2020 with a starting price of $59,990 before on-road costs, both the Mini Cooper EV "Yours" and "Resolute Edition" are now priced at $49,990 driveaway.
All exterior and interior colour options, as well as wheel options, appear to be free of charge, according to the Mini website.
According to the Mini website, the Mini Yours variant has a total of 47 exterior paint combinations, 5 allow wheel designs and 3 interior colours to choose from. More info on Mini website.
The Resolute Edition has just 11 exterior paint combinations and no alloy or interior colour choices.
At a glance, the Resolute Edition adds designs touches such as Resolute bonnet stripes, entry sill in Resolute design, Resolute nappa leather steering wheel and bespoke Resolute interior surface finishes.
Both models have the following EV stats:
Safety, driver assistance and other technologies are all standard fitment now. Full spec sheet can be found here.
The updated 2024 Mini Cooper EV will share the same platform as the GWM Ora
The 2024 Mini Cooper electric hatch, revealed at the Munich motor show, is a significant addition to Mini's line up. It will be available in both petrol and electric versions, with the latter built on a new platform developed with Great Wall Motors, exclusively produced in China.
Mini has realigned its model naming, with the Cooper name now covering various models irrespective of the drivetrain. The electric Cooper models feature a front-mounted electric motor, with the Cooper E and Cooper SE offering different power outputs and battery capacities, providing up to 402km of range.
Design-wise, the new Cooper retains its iconic style with modern updates like an octagonal grille and LED headlamps. The interior sports a new layout with a fabric-covered dashboard and a 9.4-inch OLED touchscreen infotainment system. Additionally, the car has grown slightly in width and height, offering a fresh take on the classic Mini design.
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