Want an electric car with the looks of
a classic, the feel of a conventional car, and the power to zoom up
hills and travel over 50 miles with no worries?
Vehicles is now offering
high quality, bespoke
conversion of the classic Mini. They have teamed up with
highly experienced EV converter, and landed on the Mini as the perfect
conversion car. Itís mechanically simple, great fun to drive,
light (usually between 600 and 700kg depending on model) and a classic,
Environmentally, by using an
existing car as the base for the conversion, the ecological impact is
can be matched to the customerís needs Ė but of course higher
performance will mean higher cost. The entry-level car is based on
lead batteries, and has a top speed of about 40 mph and a range of
around 50 miles. Customers who are happy to pay more can buy a
lithium-powered version which will be lighter, and go further and
"The electric Mini
is a more expensive option than other electric cars, but the level of
interest we have had so far suggests that people understand why they
would pay a premium for this unique, iconic car with excellent
performance" said James
Tucker, director of Future Vehicles.
"Given the parking
and congestion charge costs, even a lithium Mini could pay for itself
within 3 years".
True to Mini fashion, you can build your
electric Mini exactly to your specifications,
styling your car to match your personality. Prices start at
£17,500 inc VAT for the entry
level car and up to £25,000 for the highest spec lithium powered car.