Test drive: Mini was born to run on electric

Fun to drive with an impressive interior but a limited range, the Mini Electric is ideal for urban living

7th February, 2021
Test drive: Mini was born to run on electric
It is difficult not to be impressed with the Mini Electric which is one of the most fun-to-drive EVs

If ever there was a small car suited to the instant response of electric power, it’s the Mini.

When the marque launched the electric version of its high-quality hatchback last year, the reception to its technical specifications were lukewarm. After all, in an age when some of the other cheapest electric cars on sale in Ireland can do nearly 400 kilometres between charges, the Mini’s official WLTP-ratified range of 233km seemed, well, lacklustre....

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