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New Ford Mach-E Getting Closer

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The all-new, all-electric Mustang Mach-E – the first production Ford ever developed from the ground-up to deliver pure-electric, zero-emission driving – is arriving for customers in Europe from early 2021 (scheduled to arrive in Ireland end of quarter two 2021). Mustang Mach-E introduces the freedom, performance and iconic character of the world’s best-selling sports car to all-electric vehicle customers. Powered by a responsive, energy-efficient, battery-electric drivetrain, the first-ever SUV member of the Mustang family is offered with a choice of single-motor rear-wheel drive and dual-motor all-wheel drive performance that can deliver super-car-comparable 0-100 km/h acceleration in as little as 3.7 seconds.

Standard- and extended-range battery options eliminate range anxiety – offering up to 610 km WLTP pure-electric driving range between charges for worry-free ownership and peace-of-mind. Mustang Mach-E also breaks new ground with Ford’s most sophisticated comfort, convenience and driver assistance technology offering ever. Next-generation SYNC learns from driver behaviours to make time-saving recommendations. Phone As A Key enables keyfob-free entry by recognising the owner’s smart phone. Intelligent Range can more accurately calculate driving range using cloud-connectivity. In addition, Ford’s latest assisted driving, parking and accident-avoidance technologies deliver a truly intuitive, stress-reducing driving experience.

Every Mustang Mach‑E will offer Whisper, Active and Untamed drive modes that match driving dynamics and sensory experiences to the driver’s mood. The coupe-silhouetted, five-seat SUV will also get better over time using Over-the-Air Updates.

“The Mustang Mach-E is one of the most exciting vehicles Ford has ever introduced,” said Roelant de Waard, vice president, Marketing, Sales & Service, Ford of Europe. “This purpose-built all-electric vehicle is unique, unmistakably a Mustang, and with a leading-edge 610 km range is coming at exactly the right time for customers in Europe.”

Mustang Mach-E’s all-new platform has been developed by Ford Team Edison to take full advantage of the performance-enhancing weight distribution and torque delivery of an all-electric powertrain. Whether equipped with 288-cell, 68 kWh (useable) standard-range or 376-cell, 88 kWh (useable) extended-range variant, the lithium-ion battery is located centrally between the axles and beneath the floor for a low centre of gravity that supports sporty Mustang dynamics.

The high-performance batteries – tested at temperatures as extreme as minus 40 degrees Celsius – are secured inside a waterproof case surrounded by crash absorption protection. An advanced active liquid heating and cooling system regulates battery temperatures for optimised performance in extreme weather, improved charging times and sustained high-speed driving.

Battery power is transferred to an all-new, oil-cooled, rear-mounted AC motor to drive the rear wheels, and an additional front-mounted motor for models equipped with the all-wheel drive system. The permanent magnet, synchronous rear motor enables peak torque in 0.5 seconds for ultimate responsiveness:

  • Mustang Mach-E rear-wheel drive delivers 269 PS with standard-range battery, 294 PS with extended-range battery and 430 Nm of torque for 0-100 km/h acceleration from 6.1 to 6.2 seconds
  • Mustang Mach-E all-wheel drive delivers 269 PS with standard-range battery, 351 PS with extended-range battery and 580 Nm of torque for 0-100 km/h acceleration from 5.1 to 5.6 seconds1
  • Mustang Mach-E First Edition features all-wheel drive and extended-range battery as standard for 351 PS, 580 Nm of torque and 0-100 km/h acceleration in 5.1 seconds
  • Mustang Mach-E GT features all-wheel drive and extended-range battery as standard for 487 PS, 860 Nm of torque and 0-100 km/h acceleration in 3.7 seconds

The available all-wheel drive system applies torque independently to the front and rear wheels for improved acceleration and handling – delivering the quintessential Mustang feel. Unique settings for shock absorbers, springs, anti-roll bars, steering and powertrain have been tailored for Europe’s typically narrower, more twisty roads and higher speed limits.

Mustang Mach-E will be supported by an industry-leading ecosystem delivering seamless, integrated access to charging across Europe – for complete peace-of-mind on the move. Customers placing an order this year and into 2021 will receive five years of free access to the FordPass Charging Network – one of the largest networks of public charging stations in Europe – that now includes more than 155,000 charge stations.

In partnership with NewMotion, Ford customers will be able to use the FordPass app to effortlessly locate, navigate to, pay for and monitor charging at locations across 21 countries – initiating and paying for services from a single account for a simplified ownership experience. Mach-E customers will also receive one year of free access to the IONITY fast-charging network that has now established more than 300 charging stations en route to a targeted 400 by the end of this year. Ford is a founder member and shareholder in the IONITY consortium – delivering high-power charging stations along motorway routes and at key European locations.