Continuing with its legacy of classic charm and futuristic design, the 2024 MINI Cooper Electric moving ahead with a bold step forward into the future. It is the best example of state-of-the-art tech that keeps the spirit of the iconic British brand.
This truly modern generation MINI Cooper would be it in petrol or electric, showcase a more charming, technologically advanced in regards to its previous generations. And now, unveiling the interior by the automaker, which certainly depicts the amenities of another level. It is equipped with cutting-edge infotainment systems and artful personalization features, making every ride an amazing and unique experience.
More Personalize Experience than Ever
One can conveniently notice a 9.4-inch OLED screen at the first instance at the center of the dashboard. Smartly replaces the conventional speedometer with a hub for speed, media, and too many customization settings. The new system labeled the MINI Interaction Unit, runs on the OS9 operating system. This enables the owners to opt for different themes that change the appearance and ambiance of the screen as well as the interior lighting. This modern variant gives the owner more personalization, also the personal mode enables drivers to upload a background of their choice.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come as standard features. The projections by the iOS users are round while Android Auto will see the same with a rectangular projection due to technical constraints. MINI claims to fans that there are hidden ‘Easter eggs’ engraved throughout the infotainment system that makes every interaction delightful.
Besides this, the cozy cabin brings a sporty driving position, even in the electric version also. However, the three-door design might not be very spacious, whereby its compactness makes it more suitable for urban cruising. In addition to this, a multi-function steering wheel and voice control system for the new tech feature. All makes this vehicle driving a spaceship piloting experience.
Exterior Design Language
Talking about the exterior, then both the electric and petrol variants share a common design specification followed by few distinctions. For instance, the petrol model depicts more cooling ducts, along with an open grille. Although, the conventional roof color, black mirror caps, and aggressive body language still remain the same. Equipped with a new central, single exit exhaust and a sporty rear spoiler.
The entry-level Cooper Electric model comes with a 40KWh battery. On the other hand, the high-spec SE version bangs it up with 54kWh, which gives this variant to immense 402 km.
The petrol models keep being produced in BMW’s Oxford plant. Whereas, the electric models are built in China on a platform co-developed with Chinese SUV maker Great Wall respectively.