New electric MINI Cooper SE launched in Malaysia, from RM 218,380 only

Arif · Aug 26, 2020 11:30 AM

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MINI Malaysia has launched the all-electric MINI Cooper SE. Starting at RM218,370.78, the Mini Cooper SE is a stylish electric car that share a similar powerplant with the BMW i3s.

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The difference between the MINI Cooper SE and the BMW i3s would be the fact that the MINI is front-wheel-drive while the BMW is rear-wheel-drive.

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Assembled in Oxford, the electric MINI is a city electric car with a battery 28.9 kWh battery capacity, just a tad below the 35.5 kWh battery capacity of the Honda E. On the WLTP cycle the MINI Cooper SE manages a 234 km range.

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Charging is done via an 11kW AC charging (100% charge in 3.5 hours; 80% charge in 2.5 hours). DC Fast Charging can be done at a maximum rate of 50kW (80% charge in 36 minutes). The MINI Cooper SE uses a Type 2 connector for AC Charging and a CCS 2 connector for DC Fast Charging.

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The motor of the new MINI Cooper SE mobilises a maximum output of 184 PS. Its maximum torque of 270 Nm is already available from standstill, as is characteristic of electric motors. The new MINI Cooper SE accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just 7.3 seconds.

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For safety purposes, all components of the electric drive are protected by means of model-specific structural features and immediately switched off in the event of a collision.

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There are four driving modes to choose from in the MINI Cooper SE – Sport, MID, GREEN, and GREEN+. The MINI is also equipped with one-pedal feeling or regenerative brake, which sees the vehicle perceptibly decelerate once the driver removes their foot from the accelerator (Like the Nissan Leaf).

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The MINI Cooper SE is fitted as standard with LED headlamps and 17-inch light alloy wheels wrapped with run flat tyres.
 

Arif

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Previously an engineer in an automotive manufacturing company and a highway concessionaire. A part-time research student on biofuels and diesel engines. Obsessed with vehicle electrification and the future of transportation.

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