On Sunday, Ford introduced its highly anticipated all-electric crossover and the first vehicle – the Mustang Mach-E crossover SUV. It comes promising 482 km range and 341 PS of peak power, informs the American automaker in a release.
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT performance models will get an estimated 459 horsepower, Ford claims, from two electric motors, one powering the back wheels, the other powering the front. The vehicle should go from zero to 60 miles an hour in roughly 3.5 seconds, a time similar to a Porsche 911 GTS, something that Porsche claims. Meanwhile, the Tesla Model 3 produces 450 horsepower and will share much of its engineering with the upcoming Model Y SUV.
The SUV has taken inspiration from the muscle car for the styling and performance, and it will compete with Tesla Model Y. Ford. It has also revealed that a GT variant is on the card, which will come churning out around 465 PS of peak power and 830 Nm of torque.
Ford will come with five variants of the Mustang Mach-E, including a Premium trim, a standard version called Select, First Edition, California Route 1 and a GT Performance edition with the mid-3-second range and an estimated 342 kW and 830 Nm of torque.
Ford says the Mach-E SUV is expected to come to market in late 2020. Customers can book the car by depositing $500, informs the automaker in a release.