Remember the time when a certain camouflaged MINI was used to tow a Boeing 777 plane? Well, it has finally arrived in Malaysia with a price tag of RM225,888 but with the Sales Tax Exemption, it’s priced at RM218,381. MINI says a quarter the total units brought into the country have been booked up.

PERFORMANCE

Engine: Front-mounted electric motor
Transmission: Single speed
Horsepower: 184 hp
Torque: 270 Nm
0 to 100 km/h: 7.3 seconds
Top Speed: 150 km/h
Battery Capacity: 28.9 kWh
Electric driving range: 234 km (WLTP cycle)

When driving, brake energy regeneration from decelerating the vehicle not only feeds back into the high-voltage battery but also allows for the vehicle to be driven using only a single pedal. Within just 2.5 hours, the all-electric MINI can be charged up to 80% using the MINI Wallbox Plus. As it is fully electric, the T-shaped battery pack is positioned where the conventional exhaust system would sit.

EXTERIOR

The all-electric MINI is available in White Silver with Energetic Yellow exterior finishing, along with the British Racing Green and Chili Red colour options. The grille blades will be available in two colours – Vigorous Grey and Energetic Yellow. There are also aero-optimised mirror caps either in Black or Energetic Yellow.

  • Matrix LED headlights
  • LED tailights with Union Jack graphics
  • 17-inch “Power” spoke wheels with run flat tyres

INTERIOR

  • Dual zone air conditioning
  • MINI 12-colour ambient lighting
  • Head up display
  • 12-speaker Harman Kardon sound system
  • 8.8-infotainment display with Apple CarPlay only

SAFETY & DRIVER ASSISTANCE

  • Digital High Beam Assistant
  • Cruise Control with Braking Function
  • Park Distance Control (Front and Rear)
  • Park Assistant
  • Approach Control Warning

The Green Driving Assistant (GDA) provides useful onboard functionalities, such as the Range Assistant that presents different solutions to the driver in case of insufficient battery.

With the Balloon Financing from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, the all-electric MINI will only cost RM 2,421.00 per month to own on estimates of 80% loan on a five-year tenure. The MINI is accompanied with a 4-year Unlimited Mileage Warranty and an 8-years or 100,000km High Voltage Battery Warranty with Free Scheduled Service.


GALLERY


Previous articleVideo: All-new Honda City RS i-MMD First Look
Next articleFacts & Figures: MINI John Cooper Works GP now here in Malaysia, RM377K
Pan Eu Jin
Regularly spend countless hours online looking at cars and parts I can't afford to buy. How a car makes you feel behind the wheel should be more important than the brand it represents - unless resale value is your thing.