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MINI will try to appeal to younger public living in urbanareas not with a car but with a kick scooter with an electric drive. Theconcept its called MINI Citysurfer and suitable both for use on its own and incombination with other means of transportation.

It is foldable and with only 40 pounds (18kilos) it can easily be transport in the luggage compartment of the new MINI 3-door or on buses and trains. It can be considered a mobility supplement forcovering the distance between car park, rail or bus station and finaldestination.

The Citysurfer is powered by an electric motor that allows a topspeed of 15 mph (25 km/h). The electric drive of the MINI Citysurfer Concept isnot activated until a minimum speed is reached from the rider's own physicalthrust.

The energy comes from a lithium-ion battery permanently installed inthe frame, charged via 12-volt automobile socket or household socket, orcharged during travel by means of brake energy regeneration when brake isactivated. This way the electric range is estimated between 9 and 15 miles (between 15 and 25kilometers).

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