The brand MINI as there is only one electric car – the electric version of the base hatchback. But soon should appear and all-electric crossover, writes British edition Autocar referring to own sources in the BMW, which owns MINI.
This crossover is likely to get the name of the Paceman, which has already been used to MINI. It will be released in China in a joint venture with Great Wall Motors. The car will also get Chinese batteries from near to Great Wall company SVolt.
For electric crossover developed a completely new platform. It can later be used to create a BMW i3 new generation. In parallel, BMW are working on similar crossover MINI with the internal combustion engine.
New electric crossover MINI will be very large – in size it will be possible to compare with the BMW X1. Date of release of new products to be announced, but the joint plant Great Wall while under construction and work only in 2022.