. . . The most interesting addition to the range though will be the plug-in hybrid version, which according to fresh reports, will combine a three-cylinder 1.5-litre petrol engine with an electric motor powering the rear axle. BMW (and therefore Mini) will use their expertise gained from the i model series in this powertrain. Power is expected to reach a combined 240hp, with 136hp from the petrol and another 102hp from the rear-mounted electric motor.
The official debut is expected in October, during the Paris Motor Show, with the JCW and PHEV versions to follow shortly after.
New MINI Countryman To Be Offered As Hybrid
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