There is an $ 850 destination and handling fee on top of that price, so it will not fully fall below the $ 30,000 threshold (although BMW does market it as such). However, with federal and state tax credits incorporated, BMW suggests buyers may be able to purchase the EV for as little as $ 1
The car's 181 HP engine can bring it to 60MPH in 6.9 seconds with a top speed of 93MPH. It does not yet have an interval estimate for the United States. In Europe, the EV was rated for a range of 124 to 144 miles on full battery charge, so it may be better suited for city dwellers than those who often take longer trips.
The battery still charges 100 percent capacity in as little as four hours at home through AC charging, or up to 80 percent in 35 minutes via DC charging on public stations. The latter charges up to 50 kW and uses the SAE Combo quick charge standard.
The Mini Cooper EV has a 6.5-inch display with a navigation system as standard, along with Apple CarPlay compatibility, heated front seats, driver assistance, a rear camera and keyless entry. Two premium versions will also be available.