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Mini Electric Pacesetter 2021

The MINI Electric Pacesetter stimulated via way of means of JCW is the brand new Safety Car for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship race series. As such, it connects the emblem's electrified destiny with the wealthy racing records of John Cooper Works. The automobile turned into created out of the brand new MINI Cooper SE as a part of an exceptional collaboration among MINI Design, BMW Motorsport, the FIA and the Formula E.

Electric pressure meets John Cooper Works"We have already proven how properly riding amusing and electric powered mobility go with the MINI Electric," says Bernd K├Ârber, Head of MINI. "However, the MINI Electric Pacesetter stimulated via way of means of JCW is going as a minimum a step similarly and blends the overall performance person of the John Cooper Works emblem with electric powered mobility. This intense model of the MINI Electric has been advanced because the Safety Car withinside the Formula E, so is genuinely now no longer supposed to be used on public roads. But it does monitor one of the guidelines we should take with the electrification of the JCW emblem. For me, the message is clear: electrification and John Cooper Works are an excellent fit."

Dynamism maximised - the outdoors layout.The outdoors of the MINI Electric Pacesetter stimulated via way of means of JCW has been purpose-constructed for existence at the song and represents the maximum dynamic interpretation but of a MINI with all-electric powered power. "The layout is an interesting symbiosis of technical precision and emotion," explains Oliver Heilmer, Head of MINI Design. "Here, feature dictates shape, and plenty of layout factors had been formed via way of means of technical considerations. For example, we labored intently with our colleagues at BMW Motorsport to broaden the shape of the wheel arches and the front and rear aprons, and the optimisation programme for them blanketed weight-saving measures. This visually striking, technically unique layout language offers the automobile its pervasive experience of emotional engagement and excitement."

At the the front of the automobile, classical MINI icons together with the round headlights and hexagonal radiator grille create the familiar, without problems recognisable MINI face. At the equal time, signature John Cooper Works factors, together with wheel arches tailored to the automobile's song width and the deep the front apron with extra the front splitters to the left and right, beautify the wearing visuals of the the front give up. The blanked off "radiator grille" and MINI Electric emblem factor to the electric powered "heart" of the Safety Car. As really no pressure machine cooling is needed thru the higher vicinity of the grille, the the front give up is essentially enclosed to resource aerodynamics. The simplest exceptions are the vicinity under the grille and the desirable, nearly squared-off apertures for brake cooling. The Safety Car's white flashing lighting fixtures are included harmoniously into the bonnet. Characteristic MINI bonnet stripes enlarge over the roof to the rear give up.

Showcasing MINI's racing genes - the flanks.The MINI Electric Pacesetter stimulated via way of means of JCW additionally cuts a very dynamic determine from the facet. The interaction of geometrically accentuated spats (with cautiously located aero edges) and sporty facet skirts offers the automobile the advent of powering ahead even earlier than it turns a wheel. Together with the increased-diameter wheels, which nearly fill the wheel arches, those factors make stronger the time-honoured MINI "stance at the wheels". The spats and spoilers are made - or extra exactly three-D published from recycled carbon fibre - in Oxford. Yellow accessory traces and surfaces at the aero factors (e.g. the spats, skirts and rear wing) offer a nod to the airflow optimisation taking region in those regions and upload a visible flourish to the air deflectors and aero edges. The light-weight 18-inch solid wheels in bi-color black-neon/orange layout carry massive visible intensity and delivered intricacy to the four-spoke objects from the MINI John Cooper Works GP.


The respective color worlds of the MINI Electric and John Cooper Works emblem merge right into a unmarried declaration right here. The most important frame color is a matt silver which extends again past the centre-factor of the automobile. A high-gloss wrap with a two-degree color gradient - from Highspeed Orange to Curbside Red met. - then covers the relaxation of the frame to the rear. The evaluation among matt and gloss surfaces brings greater smoothness to the silhouette, even as the clear, diagonal separation traces among the extraordinary colorations injects similarly dynamism. On the flanks, a chequered flag-stimulated sample stocks the degree with a massive MINI Electric emblem, which also can be determined withinside the radiator grille, at the roof and on the rear give up. The Safety Car quick additionally brings regulations-particular and sponsor-associated graphics, which upload similarly visible depth to the automobile's racing person.

Broad and desirable - the rear.The rear lead to black and Curbside Red met. makes use of yellow accessory surfaces to increase the desirable layout language from the the front give up and flanks, and makes a very current and dynamic declaration. The outstanding roof-established rear wing with air thru-go with the drift and yellow accessory traces additionally integrates the sign mild unit and turned into three-D published at Plant Oxford. The flared wheel arches intensify the automobile's extensive song and transition seamlessly into the stated rear apron. The rear apron has cut-outs across the wheels, clearing the view to the higher-grip racing tyres. Between the wheels sits an unadorned diffuser. When the automobile is regarded from this angle, the accents in Energetic Yellow and absence of exhaust tailpipes become aware of this as a automobile powered via way of means of an electric powered pressure machine.

The indoors is stripped again to absolutely the essentials; simplest the the front seats remain. The driver's vicinity includes a licensed seat with six-factor belt accepted for each racing and avenue use, a steerage wheel with minimalist-layout carbon fibre effect absorber and a virtual tool cluster. The significant statistics show makes manner for a carbon fibre cowl right here to similarly lessen weight. The centre console homes the gearshift lever, handbrake and controls for the important sign lighting fixtures - all in uncovered carbon fibre. The likewise pared-again carbon-fibre door panels with window and door openers include fabric straps to make final the doorways easier. Another significant characteristic of the indoors is the welded-in roll cage, which maximises safety. And the the rest of the stripped-out indoors shape is likewise painted in common racing white (for useful reasons).




The steerage wheel's minimalist effect absorber and the enhance panel at the right-hand facet of the wheel are high-quality, personalized components, likewise the centre console cowling and door panelling at the driver's facet. Another spotlight are the detachable pads on the game seat, which might be likewise three-D-published and whose progressive shape combines comfort, robustness and modularity. The thickness, hardness and color of the pads may be tailored as required in keeping with the physiognomy, weight and private flavor of the motive force at hand.

Ready for the race song, helped via way of means of knowhow from BMW Motorsport.Behind the visually effective layout of the MINI Electric Pacesetter stimulated via way of means of JCW lies the know-how of BMW Motorsport. Rigorous adherence to light-weight layout standards offers the Safety Car a kerb weight of approx. 1,230 kg - which makes it approx. one hundred thirty kg lighter than the same old MINI Cooper SE. The pressure machine - additionally primarily based totally on that determined withinside the MINI Cooper SE - produces one hundred thirty five kW and 280 Nm (206 lb-ft), which allows the MINI Electric Pacesetter stimulated via way of means of JCW to dash from 0-one hundred km/h (sixty two mph) in 6.7 seconds (popular model: 7.three s) and from 0-60 km/h (37 mph) in three.6 seconds (popular model: three.nine s). 




Even extra vital for a Safety Car, though, are the mid-variety figures. Here, the MINI Electric Pacesetter stimulated via way of means of JCW showcases all of the skills of its torque-wealthy electric powered pressure machine with unmarried-pace transmission, allowing a 80-one hundred twenty km/h (seventy five mph) time of 4.three seconds (popular model: 4.6 s)

The pressure machine groups up with racing coilover suspension (three-manner adjustable for rebound, compression, peak and camber) to supply most go-kart feeling. Race-spec suspension manage arm mountings, a ten mm boom in song width, plus the four-piston brakes and wheels from the MINI John Cooper Works GP with Michelin Pilot Sport tyres (length 245/forty R18) spherical off the general package.


The equal tyres with which the the front wheels of Formula E racing automobiles are fitted.