conversion kit for classic Minis
News of an EV conversion kit available from Swindon Powertrain at
an affordable price is an interesting development. They see "a
growing customer demand to electrify classic cars and particularly
original Minis". They mention the kit is suitable for classic
car enthusiasts and specialist EV vehicle conversion businesses.
Swindon Powertrain website
It will be interesting to see if they offer a kit for an MGB. See
our recent report on an EV MGB Roadster costing an eye-watering £95,000
plus taxes. More
Powertrain is now offering a stand-alone electric 80kW continuous
(120 kW peak), Classic Mini Kit, which can be used in
isolation in addition to a range of aftermarket Swindon Powertrain
EV components such as 12 kWhr battery pack, motor controller,
onboard charger and DC-DC converter. Suitable for classic car
enthusiasts, specialists or EV conversion businesses that want
to electrify a classic Mini. Order books are now open with prices
for the Classic Mini Kit starting at £8,850 + VAT
and deliveries commencing from December 2020.
Created in response to growing customer demand to electrify
classic cars and original Minis in particular, Swindon Powertrains
Classic Mini Kit has been designed to ensure that no vehicle
modifications are required, the entire kit weighing just over
70 kg dry.