The trip can be condensed into something like this: drive about 70 miles, stop to fire up the laptop, search the web for the nearest charging station, hop back into the Mini E and drive to that station, plug in and wait five hours, hit the road and repeat. It's a daring trip that pushes the Mini E beyond its intended use, but Autocar has proven that it can be done. The Mini E made the 578-mile trip across England in 74 hours with an average speed of just under eight miles per hour. Painfully slow, but successful.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
There Is Something To MINI-E Range Anxiety
Matt Saunders at Autocar decided to drive 578-mile trip across England in a MINI-E. Here is how autobloggreen synopsizes the trip: