The New York Times weighs in on the MINI E on its new cars blog.  The author of the article worries heavily about the 100 mile range and the possibility of getting stranded.

But stray too far afield in the Mini E and not even a gas station can save you. You will also need a tow to the nearest electrical outlet and a few hours to wait for a recharge.

Read the entire article Gas-Pump Freedom (Restrictions Apply).