All-Electric MINI E Hits LA Auto Show Floor With "Hottest. Deputy…

The all-electric MINI E » 11/19/08 3:40pm 11/19/08 3:40pm was just revealed live here at the . Although we already knew it had an expensive and we already knew all the details about its two seats (instead of the normal MINI 2+2), 204 HP and 162 lb-ft electric motor and performance of 150 mile round trip and 0-to-60 runs of 8.5 seconds. However, if…

MINI E Electric Mini Re-Revealed, Now With Technical Images

With a numbered limited edition of only about 500 and a one year lease price of about $820 » 11/18/08 1:00pm 11/18/08 1:00pm, the won't be finding a whole lot of takers, but its still a car that will attract a lot of interest. The two seat all-electric car delivers 204 HP and 162 lb-ft of torque and runs on 28 kWh of a 35 kWh capacity battery made of …

All-Electric Mini E Gets One Year Lease Priced At $820 Per Month

According to Luxevelocity » 11/06/08 3:40pm 11/06/08 3:40pm, the new and very limited production all-electric will be offered up to interested customers with a one year lease at a monthly price of $820, but that's not all. To qualify for the lease you have to have a garage of some sort with a locking door and be able to supply a high-voltage hookup…

Electric MINI E Officially Revealed, Bringing 204-HP Li-Ion Battery…

Five hundred Mini aficionados in New York, New Jersey and California will soon have the chance to lease the first all-electric Mini E » 10/20/08 9:00am 10/20/08 9:00am following its official introduction at the at the end of November. The little 'lectric Verne Troyer tribute will feature a 204 HP electric motor sending 162 lb-ft of torque through a…

Electric Mini Spotted Again Without Camouflage

We've reported on the planned electric Mini » 10/16/08 3:45pm 10/16/08 3:45pm before. Now one has cropped up uncamouflaged, wearing only "HYBRID: Erprobungsfahrzeug" stickers, which obviously means "no exhaust pipe." Or something like that. You can see the lower rear valance has a blanking cover over the cutout that would normally frame chromed exhaust…

Hybrid Mini Cooper Heading To LA Auto Show?

According to Car Magazine » 9/22/08 10:00am 9/22/08 10:00am, they've shot pictures of a test mule for a forthcoming . Along with the shots, they've also got a dose of scheduling speculation to go with it. They think the vehicle is scheduled for an unveiling by BMW boss man Norbert Reithofer and the nil-emissions Mini will go on sale in California…

BMW To Build 500 Electric Minis To Combat Californian Smog With Smug

Automotive News is reporting that exactly 500 electric Minis will be built for California, with 490 to be sold to celbutards the public and 10 to be reserved as show cars. It's part of BMWs attempt to meet California's new requirement for all automakers to offer zero-emissions vehicles. No word yet on specs or pricing. » 7/10/08 7:00am 7/10/08 7:00am