Ford just revealed its Mustang Mach-E SUV - the first new Mustang-branded vehicle since 1964 and a Tesla challenger
- On Sunday, Ford revealed its much-anticipated, all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV ahead of the official opening of the Los Angeles auto show.
- Ford also opened an online ordering site for the Mach-E, where vehicles could be reserved for a $500 deposit.
- The Mach-E is the first new vehicle to join the Mustang lineup since the iconic pony car's introduction in 1964.
- Ford said that the Mach-E can be outfitted with an extended-range battery and rear-wheel drive that could achieve 300 miles of range on a single charge.
- In an "all-wheel-drive configurations," Ford said, the "Mach-E is targeting 332 horsepower."
- The Mustang Mach-E is priced from $43,895, with high-performance version rising to more than $60,000. The vehicle should arrive in late 2020.
- Two performance versions of the Mustang Mach-E will also hit the market by 2021. The GT trim "is targeting 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds," Ford said. The GT Performance Edition "is targeting a ... 0-60 mph in the mid-3-second range." Horsepower for each is 459.
- The Mustang Mach-E will also get Ford's next-generation SYNC infotainment system, featuring a 15.5-inch central touchscreen.
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LOS ANGELES - On Sunday, Ford Chairman Bill Ford and CEO Jin Hackett, with some help from Idris Elba (who worked at a Ford plant in England before he made it big), revealed the much-anticipated Mustang Mach-E.
The all-electric SUV was controversial when announced. Mustang purists might not have wanted the pony car's iconic styling and nameplate applied to an electric vehicle, much less a crossover SUV.
But Ford took the plunge and staged a Tesla-level extravaganza to introduce the newest Mustang to the world.
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The Mach-E's design is Mustang up front.
And Mustang in the back. The distinctive 'Stang fascia and rear taillights define the vehicle, along with the galloping pony icon on the grille.
The Mustang Mach-E evolved from sketches that show it was always going to be the 'Stang of all-electric crossovers.
Ford said it would offer the Mustang Mach-E with a "standard-range" 75.7-kilowatt-per-hour lithium-ion battery and an "extended-range," 98.8-kWh battery.
A variety of charging options are available.
Ford capitalized on the lack of a gas engine and drivetrain to create an expansive, open cabin for the Mach-E.
The centerpiece is a 15-5-inch portrait touchscreen.
Yep, the Mustang Mach-E has a frunk!
The Mach-E joins Ford's 55-year-old Mustang family, starting in late 2020.
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