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Moin, MINI: Electric pushing fun on a North Sea coasts.

Munich. City trade is unequivocally a gift but
infrequently a MINI simply has to get out and about. Enjoying some
uninformed air, jolt off a bland blues – a day’s outing or a
weekend outing generally does a trick. In northern Germany, a MINI
is customarily drawn to a coast, a segment where “moin” is generally the
right nod whatever a time of day. There’s roughly always a
lovely breeze, and vast numbers of breeze turbines are creation a
poignant grant to a appetite turnaround. In this landscape,
a initial all-electric indication from a British reward code is
naturally adequate a utterly good fit. And interjection to a latest
battery-cell technology, there’s no snag to holding a new
MINI Cooper SE (combined fuel consumption: 0.0 l/100 km; combined
electricity consumption: 16.8 – 14.8 kWh/100 km; combined
CO2 emissions: 0 g/km) on a brief outing from a Hanseatic
city of Hamburg to a island of Sylt in a North Sea.

In fact, with a operation of between 235 and 270 kilometres, a new
MINI Cooper SE is positively ideal for removing out of town, and
enjoying internal zero-emission pushing fun by a surrounding
countryside. Powered by a 135 kW/184 hp electric motor, a vehicle only
reaches a extent on fast-moving motorway stages during 150 km/h – an
synthetic extent determined for reasons of efficiency. The energy
compulsory for this is supposing by a high-voltage battery designed
privately for this indication and with a latest dungeon technology
delivering sum appetite calm of 32.6 kilowatt hours. It is done up
of twelve modules organised in a T-shaped pattern low in the
building of a new MINI Cooper SE. The volume of a luggage compartment
of between 211 and 731 litres is hence only as large as in the
conventionally powered MINI 3-door automobile.

The outing to Sylt, or “to a island”, as it is famous by internal people
from Hamburg, can embark with entirely charged battery and comfortably
stowed weekend luggage. A tour of only underneath 200 kilometres takes
we from a Hamburg city boundary to a holiday island located during the
tip left-hand side of a map of Germany, nonetheless a all-electric MINI
will not have to do a final leg of a tour underneath a possess steam.
In Niebüll, it is commissioned onto a Sylt Shuttle run by German Rail. The
sight rattles to a finish on a single-track causeway along
a Hindenburg Dam. The sand flats can be seen stretching for
kilometres on finish to a right and left, while a remaining kilowatt
hours stored in a battery of a new MINI cooper SE can be saved for
an rudimentary incursion opposite a island.

Naturally, adequate electricity is also accessible on Sylt. And contrary
to a lot of other things, appetite is no some-more costly than on the
mainland. The many profitable commodity here is time. Every notation on
Germany’s northernmost island deserves to be savoured. And a best
approach to suffer that time is to embark on an outing among the
smashing universe of dunes. There are no electric sockets for miles and
miles though a appetite generated by a waves and a breeze is a very
genuine presence.

Anybody who wants to get to know Sylt needs to knowledge both sides
of a island. There is a dune landscape with kilometre after
kilometre of sandy beaches stretching from Hörnum in a south to the
“Elbow” separate over List in a north. Then there is a side of the
island adjacent a sand flats with their sensuous immature meadows, the
select Hanseatic city of Keitum and lifelike harbours like
Munkmarsch. The bustling streets of a island’s collateral of Westerland,
a stylish bars and normal restaurants in Kampen, and the
inexperienced healthy universe on a Morsum precipice are best explored on foot,
while a MINI Cooper SE is connected to a appetite grid to have its
batteries charged for a lapse journey. Three and a half hours
connected to a wall box are sufficient for a full assign – though nobody
wants to be in a precipitate on Sylt. A required domicile electricity
hollow is also sufficient. And if we occur to be in a ripping hurry,
a battery of a new MINI Cooper SE can be recharged to 80 percent
during a quick-charging hire with appetite of adult to 50 kW in only 35 minutes.

Most visitors can never get adequate of a uninformed atmosphere on a North Sea.
A diversion is therefore comparison for a outing behind home. From List, a
packet takes visitors behind to a mainland. It creates a stop on the
Danish island of Rømø. Insider information: A charging hire has
been commissioned on house a “Sylt Express” and this allows the
MINI Cooper SE to recharge a high voltage battery with electricity
right “to a brim”. The channel lasts 40 mins and is utterly long
enough. The additional assign of electricity is enclosed in a price
of a crossing.

Recharged with new vigour, a MINI Cooper SE rolls along the
causeway that connects Rømø with a mainland and afterwards travels south
opposite a limit between Denmark and Germany. The all-electric vehicle is
utterly careful in a GREEN+ expostulate mode. Additional operation can
be gained with a accelerator response optimised for potency and
deactivated heating or air-conditioning. Just before a Dithmarscher
Geest motorway parking layby, a splendidly prolonged right-hand hook on a
slight climb encourages a rather aloft speed. Ultimately, the
vehicle’s low centre of sobriety means that a MINI Cooper SE hugs the
road. Otherwise, it cruises along and on a skirmish from a bridge
over a waterway between a North Sea and a Baltic, a batteries can
even bear medium recuperation.

The vehicle afterwards continues a tour to a centre of Hamburg. A
multicolored sea of light along a Reeperbahn party mile
gives a sense that electricity is limitless. Conversely, it’s
about time a MINI Cooper SE was recharged. Fortunately, the
Hanseatic city has a comparatively good supply of charging stations and
it’s easy to find a parking space with a charging point, with a bit of
fitness nearby a harbour. You never know, maybe a motorist would like to
breathe in a bit some-more fresh sea air.

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Matthias Bode, Press Officer Production
Communications MINI
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Andreas Lampka, Head of Communication MINI
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