Three MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 embark on Panamericana adventure.

Munich/Dallas. Sustainable pushing fun on one of the
world’s dream highways: a Panamericana journey starts in a city of
Dallas/Texas currently for a crews of three
MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 (combined fuel consumption:
2.5 – 2.4 l/100 km; total energy consumption:
13.7 – 13.4 kWh/100 km; total CO2 emissions from fuel:
56 – 55 g/km). A long-distance run of roughly 17 000 kilometres passing
by 12 states in North, Central and South America down to the
southernmost tip of a continent gives a British reward brand’s
initial ever plug-in hybrid indication a ideal eventuality to give a
minute proof of a all-round qualities, during a same time
attracting new aim groups to electromobility in MINI style.

At a start of their Panamericana debate from Texas to Tierra del
Fuego, a adventurers will be public adult with vast numbers of MINI
enthusiasts who are themselves holding partial in a special marathon:
Dallas is a starting indicate of a fifth theatre along a east-west
track of a MINI TAKES THE STATES 2018 rally. The one-week procession run
along comparison routes in a USA brings together a MINI community
from opposite regions of a USA for a festival of genuine driving
fun, during a same time lifting income for a assist organization Feeding
America. The debate ends on Sunday, 22 July 2018 with a large-scale
shutting eventuality in Keystone/Colorado.

By this time, a 3 teams holding partial in a Panamericana
debate will have already crossed a Mexican border. One of their stops
along a approach will be in San Luis Potosí, where car prolongation is
due to start subsequent year during a newly built BMW Group plant. Further
sections of a intercontinental debate along a world’s longest
north-south highway couple will run by Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua,
Costa Rica, Panama, Columbia and Ecuador. The track afterwards initially
passes by Peru and Chile to cranky a South American continent
before regulating down a Atlantic seashore as distant as Ushuaia in the
Argentinian partial of Tierra del Fuego. Arrival in a world’s
southernmost city is designed for 29 August 2018.

For a duration of 6 weeks, a three
MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 will be travelling over roads of
varying peculiarity as they pass by fascinating Latin American cities
and monumental healthy landscapes. The vehicles have been specially
prepared for this severe highway trip: additional headlamps, tyres
with puncture regulating properties and a roof shelve to ride a spare
circle meant they are excellently versed to cope with any hardships.

By means of this fantastic event, MINI aims to benefaction the
advantages of electric expostulate in countless regions where people are only
gradually apropos wakeful of a prerequisite of tolerable mobility even
yet a impact of meridian change is being felt particularly
harshly. At a same time, a outing will denote in an especially
transparent demeanour a trustworthiness and long-distance capabilities of the
plug-in hybrid expostulate grown for MINI.

The multiple of a 3-cylinder petrol engine with an electric
expostulate gives a MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 a complement outlay of
165 kW/224 hp. Its lithium-ion battery allows quite electrically
powered transport with a operation of adult to 40 kilometres – ideal for locally
emissions-free mobility in a countless cities along a route. In
addition, a precisely tranquil communication between a front
wheels powered by a explosion engine and a back wheels powered by
a electric engine provides an intelligent all-wheel expostulate complement that
ensures a traction and expostulate fortitude of the
MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 along a Panamericana – on gravel
marks and high towering passes as good as when venturing into severe terrain.

MINI fans all over a universe will find stream impressions of
a Panamericana marathon debate and a MINI TAKES THE STATES 2018
convene by a USA on a MINI Instagram channel during

Fuel consumption, CO2 glimmer total and power
expenditure were totalled regulating a methods compulsory according to
Regulation (EC) 2007/715 as amended. The information is formed on a
car with simple apparatus in Germany; ranges take into account
differences in circle and tyre distance comparison as good as discretionary equipment.

The information has already been distributed formed on a new
WLTP exam cycle and blending to NEDC for comparison purposes. In these
vehicles, opposite total than those published here might request for
a comment of taxes and other vehicle-related duties that are
(also) formed on CO2 emissions.

For serve sum on central fuel expenditure figures,
central specific CO2 emissions and energy expenditure of
new cars, greatfully impute to a “Manual on fuel consumption,
CO2 emissions and energy expenditure of new cars”,
accessible during all sales outlets, from Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH
(DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen and during
Manual CO2 (PDF – 2.7 MB)

In box of queries, greatfully contact:

Press and PR

Matthias Bode, Press Officer Product Communication
Telephone: +49-89-382-61742, Fax:
E-mail: [email protected]

Andreas Lampka, Head of Communication MINI
Telephone: +49-
89-382-23662, Fax: +49 89-382-28567
E-mail: [email protected]

Markus Sagemann, Head of Communication MINI, BMW
Tel.: +49 89-382- 68796, Fax: +49
E-mail: [email protected]

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