AWD Mini Plug-In Hybrid Expected In 2015

An all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid version of the Mini Clubman is on it’s way in the second-half of 2015.

2014 Minis - not plug-ins

2014 Minis – not plug-ins

The PHEV Mini Clubman is slated to get the same powertrain as the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer:

  • Plug in version will likely feature a a 1.5-liter three-cylinder turbocharged (borrowed from the BMW i8) engine with a “high-performance” electric motor (likely borrowed from the BMW i3) and a lithium-ion battery.
  • This setup will crank out somewhere in the neighborhood of 190 hp, which will propel the production vehicle from 0 to 60 mph in 7 seconds.
  • Top speed will be approximately 125 mph.

Read more: InsideEVs

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