MINI is entering the RAC Brighton to London Future Car Challenge 2010 with an experimental vehicle and a legendary name. Running this Saturday, November 6th, the purpose of the event is to “demonstrate, promote and challenge the development of new-energy and related technology for tomorrow’s motoring”. The goal of the challenge is “to use the lowest energy on a 60 mile route from Madeira Drive, Brighton to Pall Mall & Regent Street, London“.
MINI UK has two entrants. Starting in position 6 is rally legend Paddy Hopkirk driving a 2010 MINI Cooper D. Next in starting position 7 is David Richards in a 2009 MINI E.