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Spy Shots: All-wheel-drive Mini Cooper hybrid caught weathering the arctic

by Sebastian Blanco (RSS feed) on Mar 28th, 2011 at 2:26PM

AWD Mini Cooper Hybrid Spy Shots – Click above for high-res image gallery Once you've put an all-electric drivetrain into a Mini Cooper, is it that hard to hybridize one? Well, yes, especially since BMW's limited testing program was intended to give the company information about a plug-in architecture. But our spy photographers have discovered what's believed to be the first Mini Cooper prototype fitted with a hybrid drivetrain. The body certainly looks the same, but – as you can see in our high-resolution gallery – BMW has affixed a sticker in the window that clearly... Read More

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