ford unveils the mustang mach-E electric SUV

ford unveils the mustang mach-E electric SUV

ford has expanded its mustang family, bringing the famous pony into the electric age with mustang mach-E, an all-new, all-electric SUV. it marks the first time since the mustang name and badge has been used on a vehicle other than the two-door pony car since it debuted in 1964.

ford unveils the mustang mach-E electric SUV

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slated for release in 2020, mustang mach-E will be available with standard and extended-range battery options with either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive powered by permanent magnet motors. equipped with an extended-range battery and rear-wheel drive, mach-E has a targeted epa-estimated range of at least 300 miles. in extended-range all-wheel-drive configurations, mach-E is targeting 332 horsepower and 417 lb.-ft. of torque – with the standard all-wheel-drive variation targeting quicker times to 60 mph than the base porsche macan series.

ford unveils the mustang mach-E electric SUV



ford also will offer two special performance versions. the gt is targeting 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds, making it faster off the line than a porsche macan turbo3. the gt performance edition, meanwhile, is targeting a comparable 0-60 mph in the mid-3-second range to a porsche 911 gts.3 both gt configurations are targeting an estimated 342 kW (459 horsepower) and 830 nm (612 lb.-ft.) of torque.

ford unveils the mustang mach-E electric SUV



a new mach-E 4 all-wheel drive system is available that can apply torque independently to the front and rear axles to deliver impressive acceleration and improved handling over the rear-wheel drive model. using ford’s new all-electric architecture that places batteries inside the underbody, ford engineers and designers were able to create a vehicle that’s not only true to mustang but also maximizes SUV space for five passengers and cargo.

ford unveils the mustang mach-E electric SUV



there’s also an all-new next-generation sync communications and entertainment system, a sleek and modern interface that uses machine learning to quickly learn drivers’ preferences, and gets even better over time thanks to advanced over-the-air updates. the settings can be controlled via the 15.5-inch screen and simple interface ditches complicated menus, making it easier to access features with touch, swipe and pinch controls that every smartphone owner will be comfortable using.

ford unveils the mustang mach-E electric SUV



the mach-E is instantly recognizable as a mustang, thanks to signature elements such as its long, powerful hood, rear haunch design, aggressive headlights and trademark tri-bar taillamps. clever design and engineering delivers surprising rear-seat roominess and ample cargo space. providing 4.8 cubic feet of storage space, the front trunk is large enough to comfortably store the equivalent of a carryon luggage bag.

ford unveils the mustang mach-E electric SUV



finally, getting in and starting the vehicle is easy and effortless with phone as a key technology, which makes its debut in the ford brand lineup in mustang mach-E. using bluetooth, the vehicle can detect customers’ smartphones as they approach, unlocking the mach-E and allowing them to start driving without getting their phones out of their pockets or using a key fob. a backup code can be entered on the center touch screen to start and drive the vehicle in the event a phone battery dies.

ford unveils the mustang mach-E electric SUV



mustang mach-E will be available in both standard-range (75.7 kWh lithium-ion battery) and extended-range (98.8 kWh battery), which has a targeted EPA-estimated range of at least 300 miles in rear-wheel-drive configuration. these advanced batteries feature 288 lithium-ion cells in the standard-range version and 376 lithium-ion cells in the extended-range.

ford unveils the mustang mach-E electric SUV



ford offers a ford connected charging station that can add an estimated average range of 32 miles per charging hour on a 240v outlet, based on extended-range, rear-wheel-drive configuration. the ford mobile charger, included with the vehicle, can add an estimated average range of 22 miles per charging hour on a 240v outlet.


project info


company: ford
model: mustang mach-E
release: 2020

  • “instantly recognizable as a Mustang” …B.S. I simply do not know why they needed to dredge up 1964? Are all the good names, like with URLs, taken? I see it as a ‘letter’ car.. a QZT or the like. Ford will take some heat on using this name.

    Having said… I might look at this car! It looks like an X. I would have to see if “22mi per charging hour” is worth the wait and if you could travel like with a Tesla. I’d hate to have to sit behind a Ford dealer in East BF to make it through Alabama. I am still glad to see them stick their neck out. Better get onto it – the Chinese will have their lunch.


    Jimmy Xi says:

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