EV 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.

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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

Posted: 201111
Swindon 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 Powertrain’s Classic Mini Kit has been designed to ensure that no vehicle modifications are required, the entire kit weighing just over 70 kg dry.