Mini guarantees agile dealing with due to the “harmonious axle load distribution because of the small electrical motor.” In response to Mini, the vary on the WLTP cycle is barely 230 km (about 143 miles). Within the USA, the Cooper SE Hardtop has a particularly restricted EPA-rated vary of 114 miles, so this convertible will possible have even much less. That merely will not be sensible sufficient for many commuters.
Nonetheless, by placing within the effort to construct the Cooper SE Convertible EV, Mini is no less than exhibiting us that it’s contemplating the potential of a manufacturing mannequin. Since drop-tops are historically related to a extra relaxed driving demeanor as a substitute of outright efficiency, we see no purpose that extra electrical drop-tops should not grow to be a actuality quickly.