Ralf HallerRalf Haller October 19, 2008

BMW to launch MINI E – its first electrical car

While all the major car manufacturers talk about it, BMW seems to simply do it now: launch its first commercially available electrical car – the MINI E in the US.

The battery details:

35kWh LiIon battery pack that is deployed in the back seat area, recharging time is 2.5h with a specially delivered charging box that plugs into the usual electrical home grid, reach is 250km, maximum speed is limited to 150km/h and accleration is 8.5sec from 0 to 100km/h. More details and pictures you can find in this blog.