Reviews BMW wants to "completely electrify" Mini
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The Bavarian parent company wants to convert the brand completely to electric by 2030. Until then, there should still be combustion engines.
Three model families with electric motors: This is how BMW presents the range of products for the Mini brand. Its manager Bernd Köber also announcedis thus making the car manufacturer convert this brand faster than others. But by 2030, the small car series will also have combustion engines - even the diesel models will remain. "Mini could then be an electric brand in 2030," assumes Köber.
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"Power of Choice" is what BMW calls the multi-lane timetable familiar from the core brand. The customer can choose between gasoline, diesel, plug-in hybrid and fully electric models.The classic three-door, which came with an electric drive as Cooper SE last year, is to be flanked by two new crossover creations. Mini classifies one below the Countryman - the term city SUV is in circulation. Even with the small car, "Power of Choice" no longer applies: Allegedly, it is only electric. The situation is different with the Countryman replacement: Mini is not planning an electric version until 2024. The company is still discussing a different name for the crossover successor.
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2021 the three-door model will get a facelift in order to look young until it is discontinued at the end of 2023. The same applies to the five-door and convertible. The first facelift of the electric mini should also only be of a cosmetic nature. In the background, BMW is working with the Chinese company Great Wall on a new electrical architecture. The series start of the three-door model based on it falls in 2024, it is said. Especially.
Different statements concern the convertible and the Clubman. Sources say that BMW is hiring the latter, while otherIt also remains unclear whether the Mini will relaunch or drop the convertible fully electrically. .
BMW Reveals New R 18 Classic Model .
Atop the R 18 platform, new touring cruiser adds a shield and bags.The info we got makes it clear the R 18 Classic builds upon the established platform of the standard R 18, with all the main elements that define that bike being carried over, including the double-loop steel tube frame, open running universal shaft drive, and that 1,802cc “Big Boxer” engine at its core. BMW reminds us it’s the “most powerful two-cylinder boxer engine ever used in motorcycle series production,” and we can vouch for its power; when EOC Gales tested the R 18 in his First Ride review and put it on the dyno, it cranked out 81.3 hp. More telling was the peak 103.