MINI Countryman Panamericana Plug-in Hybrid
Set to ma ke its début at the New York International Auto Show, MINI will showcase an exclusive plug-in hybrid model to take electro-mobility to a higher plane, literally. The new Countryman Panamericana is designed for challenging routes and will do the long-distance tour from North America to Tierra del Fuego in a bid to showcase its power and durability. Special features include additional headlamps, tyres with emergency running capability, and a roof rack for a spare wheel. The car is based on the Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 with the reliability and longdistance performance of the plug-in hybrid technology allowing for up to 40 kilometres of electric range and a fuel consumption as low as 47.6 km/litre.
The Panamericana, also known as Pan-American Highway, connects the state of Alaska in the United States with the Tierra del Fuego in Argentina and runs between the northernmost and the southernmost point over a distance of about 25,750 kilometres.