Mini, the car brand that is typically just that, if not hatchbacks and what not, has unveiled the Cooper Electric over there at the 2023 IAA auto show in Munich, Germany. When looking at the two-door hatchback, you can tell that it’s made to last much longer on any one charge, given the newness of the 2025 model year. All while showing new styling, a larger battery pack and even a premium interior, which can prove more effective than the battery pack from the previous-generation model. Even then, the gasoline-powered variant was said to debut with the look while also coming with a turbocharged engine underneath the hood.
Mini is a strong brand to make electric vehicles out of.
The models tend to mark the new generation for the brand. The hatchback has specific styling in a distinctive Mini, with clear lines and even more neat proportions, while the improvements occur under the surface. The interior had been layered with plenty of upgrades as well, while the mechanicals underneath had been made to stay more competitive in the EV marketplace.
There’s not an amazing amount of passenger space than the actual modern-day Cooper, with an even more premium interior, as the simple deign can remove clutter from the central console and dashboard where rich materials have been used all over the space. With rich materials having been used through an upscale ambiance.
In the center of the Cooper Electric lies a circular display screen that holds the Mini’s very next-gen infotainment interface, where the OLED screen can use good graphics as well as a custom appearance. Users can even upload their own personal photos to the system in order to make for brand-new backgrounds.
When noticing the Cooper Electric, you’ll see that it has the very strength to work in two capacities. E and SE. All while the entry-level version will acquire an 181-horsepower electric motor, all while utilzing an upgrade with the juice-up of up to 215 horsepower.
Mini believes the E will be able to hit the 62 miles per hour in 7.3 seconds, while the SE can wrap the same task within 6.7 seconds. All while some are more commonly equipped to hit zero to 60 miles per hour in about 6.1 seconds.
However, the driving range is only hitting 114 miles per charge, according to the EPA.
Mini is ever so presently focused on bringing the first EV variant of the Cooper hatchback to the streets. The turbocharged three-and-four-cylinder engines have been used in the current generation to bring over redesigned 2025 models.