The MINI Cooper SE is Mini’s first electric vehicle since the 2008 trial of the Mini EV by parent company BMW.
Production is planned to start in November 2019, with first deliveries expected in the first quarter of 2020. Initially, the Mini Electric will only be available in Germany, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, and the UK.
In July 2019, MINI opened pre-orders for the MINI Cooper SE electric vehicle, and received over 45,000 preorders. The MINI Electric costs were announced as £24,400 in the UK, and €32,500 in Germany.
Later in July, MINI announced they were expanding the launch area to 6 more regions: Belgium, Italy, Luzembourg, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland. Pre-orders were placed with a £500 deposit
March 2019 – Set to launch by the end of 2019, Mini will offer an electric version of the Mini with a large enough battery to travel 120 miles. Minimal specs are known as BMW isn’t advertising the car yet. The Mini Cooper EV will sell at a “competitive price against the Cooper S automatic”