Mini will unveil an all-electric crossover concept in July
Mini has confirmed plans to produce an all-electric crossover model, the concept of which will be unveiled next month.
Previous reports had said that a fully electric crossover would fall in the lineup below the Countryman, which seems to be supported by Mini’s announcement of the concept – saying it’s a “crossover model for the high-end small cars”.
It is understood the concept will showcase Mini’s ‘Charismatic Simplicity’ design language for its future electric vehicles, influencing the all-electric Countryman successor – while the three-door Hatch seeks to retain its iconic features.
Union Jack lights will continue to feature in future Mini models
Much like Alec Issigonis’ original Mini, the automaker’s next-generation models promise to offer comfortable interior space with minimal exterior bulk.
“Mini’s purely electric models give us a unique opportunity to rethink our design,” said Mini’s Head of Design, Oliver Heilmer. “At the same time, we retain the attention to detail, sense of tradition and passion for innovation that Mini is famous for.
“The Mini Design DNA will clearly shine through in every model of this new generation, leaving no doubt about its affiliation with the brand.
“At the same time, the Mini design team succeeded in creating strong product features with individual accents that, more than ever before, underline a sense of independence.”
The next-generation Mini Hatch will be the first to be fully electric across the range
Vision Urbanaut concept features such as an OLED digital instrument cluster and infotainment screen will continue in the next crossover concept – with the world’s first round-surface touchscreen to be positioned in the middle of the dash board, as has become the tradition. for Mini models.
Mini will unveil its electric crossover concept at the end of July, as it also prepares to unveil the all-new Hatch – the first generation of its iconic model to go all-electric.