The all-electric 2024 Mini Countryman crossover has made its first appearance in North America, signaling the brand’s continued push towards electrification. The third-generation Countryman, now fully electrified, was unveiled in Europe earlier this month and is set to arrive in the US in the fall of next year.
At a special panel hosted by Mini’s Urban-X technology startup platform, the Countryman EV took center stage, showcasing its impressive capabilities and marking its presence at this year’s Climate Week NYC. While the official press release didn’t specify which versions will be available in the US, European reveals suggest that two options will be manufactured in Germany: the base Countryman E with a range of 287 miles, and the more powerful Countryman SE ALL4 with a range of 269 miles on a full charge.
In terms of performance, the base model features a single, front-mounted electric motor, producing 201 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. It is equipped with a 54-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. The Countryman SE ALL4, on the other hand, boasts a larger 64-kWh battery pack and two electric motors—one at the front and one at the rear—for a combined output of 308 hp and 364 lb-ft of torque. Charging can be done via AC power at up to 22 kilowatts, or at up to 130 kW from a DC source.
In terms of dimensions, the Mini Countryman is comparable to the Volvo XC40 Recharge. It measures 174.5 inches long, 72.5 inches wide, and 65.1 inches tall. Alongside the Countryman, Mini’s parent company, BMW Group, displayed the new battery-powered BMW CE-04 electric scooter and the BMW iX5 Hydrogen prototype.
While pricing for the 2024 Mini Countryman EV has not been announced, Mini is expected to release more details as the launch date approaches. Stay tuned for further updates on this exciting addition to the electric crossover market.
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