The upcoming hot hatch will lap the Nordschleife in less than eight minutes.
Smart says its next-generation models need to be sexier and sportier than its current cars.
Mini’s boss wants the company to reduce the footprint of its models, and a new platform specifically for EVs is the solution.
Vehicles recalled include the BMW 3-Series, BMW 7-Series, i8, and Mini Cooper Convertible.
The Mini Countryman will get subtle design updates for its mid-cycle facelift while the engine lineup will carry over.
The 302 HP JCW Clubman and JCW Countryman will hit Mini’s Australian dealers in Q4 2020.
Floating center caps are already available on Rolls-Royce and BMW models.
While future Mini models may be all-electric and drive themselves, the company wants to retain its distinctive design language.
The car displayed in Frankfurt is in the Mini Cooper S 60 Years Edition guise .
The all-electric Mini covered the 248-mile distance stopping just once for a 35-minute recharge, which proved more than enough.
Mini’s first battery-electric production model is set to hit the dealerships in early 2020.
David Brown Automotive’s Mini Remastered Oselli Edition starts at £98,000 in the UK, excluding taxes.