MINI E by AC Schnitzer is TUNE IT! SAFE 2010 car [video]

AC Schnitzer has unveiled the TUNE IT! SAFE! MINI E at the Essen Motor Show.

Dressed up in police guise, the car features modified fascias, aerodynamic side skirts, a ventilated hood, and 18-inch alloy wheels with Hankook tires. Inside, the cabin boasts blue trim, aluminum pedals and custom floor mats.

While the tuner decided to not mess around with the electric powertrain, they installed a sport suspension and high performance brakes with internally-vented discs.

As you may recall, the TUNE IT! SAFE! initiative is a joint effort between Germany's Verband Deutscher Automobil Tuner e.V. (VDAT) and the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development. It promotes safe and responsible (aka legal) tuning.

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Motor show Essen Motor Show
Automaker MINI
Article type Tuners
Tags mini cooper, mini cooper e, mini cooper electric vehicle, mini cooper ev, mini e, mini electric vehicle, mini ev