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The Mini Clubman is officially dead, but in its wake, the automaker continues to tease its new four-door, all-electric Aceman.

Production ended on the Clubman, Mini’s four-door station wagon featuring a split rear door, on Feb. 6. The final model rode off the assembly line at Mini’s Plant Oxford in the UK, marking the end of the nameplate’s 55-year history. Mini notes over 1.1 million Clubman’s were produced since the model debuted in 1969. The model was revived in 2007 following a 25-year hiatus offering buyers more pragmaticism over the venerable Cooper.

As Mini bids farewell to the Clubman, which was celebrated with a limited-run Final Edition in 2023, the automaker is charting its new all-electric path. Mini intends to be an all-electric manufacturer by 2030.

In addition to the upcoming debuts of revised Cooper and Countryman electric models, Mini continues to test an all-new nameplate, the Aceman.

The Aceman is an all-electric crossover that slots neatly, with “brand-typical proportions,” between the Cooper and larger Countryman. It is 10 inches longer and three inches taller than the 2024 Cooper Hardtop and 9.6 inches shorter and three inches lower than the Countryman.

The Aceman features four doors and a “large tailgate” with seating for up to five passengers, Mini says.

A pre-production Mini Aceman driving along a road
Mini Aceman | Mini

Mini hasn’t revealed the full specs of the Aceman, but notes it will sport a 54.2-kWh battery pack, apparently shared with the upcoming 2025 Mini Cooper SE. The Cooper SE produces 218-horsepower with standard all-wheel drive. For reference, the standard range Hyundai Ioniq 5 sports a 58-kWh pack.

The Mini Cooper SE can accommodate a charge of up to 95 kW, which isn’t impressive against modern EVs, but the small battery pack should result in respectable recharge times.

Mini announced Jan. 30 the Aceman completed testing under “extremely high temperatures on sandy desert roads.” It previously completed cold-weather testing.

The Aceman will reportedly be revealed April 24.

However, the new EV reportedly won’t be coming to the U.S. for its initial launch. The Aceman will be manufactured exclusively by Spotlight Automotive in China, a partnership between BMW Group and Great Wall Motor. The Aceman’s U.S. prospects will get a boost when Mini’s Oxford Plant retools to produce new EVs in 2026.

In the meantime, fans of Mini quirkiness can opt for the Cooper Electric, which debuts for the 2025 model year. The Cooper Electric is available in either E or SE guises. The E will churn out 181 horsepower from its single electric motor while the SE delivers 215 ponies. The Cooper Electric is confirmed for U.S. markets, but the S/SE availability remains in question.

Mini has also opened registration for the revamped all-electric Countryman. Per European specs, the model will offer up to 313 horsepower, a range of up to 245 miles and a max DC charging speed of 130kW.

Additional sources: [BMW Blog]