If you’ve gone shopping for a new car lately, you’ve probably noticed that there are more green cars than ever on dealer lots. The MINI brand is getting in on the action as well, with the 2020 MINI Cooper SE and the plug-in hybrid version of the 2020 MINI Countryman, ready to join the lineup. The automaker’s green car plans won’t end there though, and all of us at MINI of Peabody are excited to see what MINI engineers and designers come up with next. Electric versions of our favorite John Cooper Works models could even be in the works.

If you’ve purchased a MINI car before, you probably already know a bit about John Cooper Works models. These high-performance MINI Cooper variants sit at the top of the range and come equipped with potent twin-turbo engines and upgrades that make driving even more fun. Simply put, they’re not the first cars you would expect to go electric.

That could end up happening soon though. The MINI John Cooper Works models are basically just waiting for some aspects of electric car technology to evolve. Mostly, the MINI brand needs to ensure that batteries, which can be quite heavy and bulky, don’t force John Cooper Works models to compromise on performance or handling. Current high-capacity batteries might be too heavy for small, high-performance vehicles. As electric cars get more advanced and the MINI brand introduces more green models, we can expect to hear more about electric John Cooper Works vehicles and other innovations.

So whether you’re looking for a green powertrain or incredible performance in a small, stylish package, our MINI dealers can help. Visit our MINI dealership serving Boston and check out our selection of new MINI vehicles today. We look forward to helping you out!