It also features stylised alloy wheels and Mini Electric badging, while the charge port is positioned in the same place as its conventionally powered siblings (rear-right quarter panel).
Inside, the Cooper S E sports a model-specific instrument cluster with a 5.5-inch digital screen behind the steering wheel, which alters in apperance depending on which of the four driving modes are selected.
Drivers can change between Sport, MID, Green and Green+ modes, which adjust the vehicle's performance and efficiency settings.
The cabin also gains a model-specific gear selector on the centre console, and is fitted with an electronic parking brake as standard.
Standard kit includes LED headlights, two-zone automatic climate control, a 6.5-inch touschscreen infotainment system with sat-nav and auxiliary heating.
Optional extras include a larger 8.8-inch display, leather upholstery and a number of interior and exterior styling packages.
When the Cooper S E goes on sale, it will be the second electrified Mini in Australia alongside the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Countryman S E All4 ($57,200).
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