Already missing less for the second generation of the MINI Countryman. With the renewal of the SUV will come a very important novelty, there will be a plug-in hybrid version that will be the first in this brand. According to the latest rumors, this model could call is Countryman E, although still not there is confirmation official. What is clear is that it will use the same platform as the BMW 225xe Active Tourer.
This means that the Countryman hybrid plug-in will have a motor of gasoline of three cylinders and 1.5 liters that is combined with other motor electric. In the BMW the joint power of both is 224 HP and 385 Nm of torque, although we still don’t know if it will be the same. As point of reference also can take that his battery of 7.7 kWh is enough to offer a autonomy power of 41 kilometers.
It is also expected that this Countryman and have all-wheel drive, thanks to gasoline engine will drive the front axle and electric Fanny. You can even reach speeds of 125 mph in electric mode. Also can serve of preceding them benefits of the BMW 225xe, that is capable of accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.7 seconds and reach a speed maximum of 202 km / h. On the other hand is the consumption combo 2.0/2.1 l / 100km.
The load of the battery would take 3 hours and 15 minutes in a takes normal, although with a load fast is would reduce the time to a time. Some of your changes will be a Green Start button, a charge instead of Rev counter gauge and other elements of this type. The MINI Countryman hybrid plug-in will arrive along the 2017, although still not know your date exact of output.
Source – MINI