Portage’s Mustang Mach-E is the main battery-electric hybrid available today that can genuinely give Tesla’s top of the line Model Y a run for the cash.
Furthermore, presently there’s a new, quicker horse around: Ford’s Mustang Mach-E GT. It contends straightforwardly with Tesla’s expedient Model Y Performance and carries more force and force to the table, in addition to overhauled suspension, brakes, and appearance.
Thus, obviously, when Ford welcomed us to drive the Mustang Mach-E GT, we bounced on the chance.
We put in a couple of hours driving both the Mustang Mach-E GT and the GT Performance Edition manages on the twisting country roads of Marin County, San Francisco, and even drove the GT Performance Edition on an autocross course Ford set up for the event.
In the US, the Mustang Mach-E GT comes in two trims. The GT trim ($59,900 before motivators) fundamentally acquires the vast majority of the components and specs from the Mustang Mach-E Premium with the 91kWh (usable) broadened battery and e-AWD framework, yet gains a bigger front engine, 10mm lower ride stature, and greater front and back brakes.
It’s useful for 0-60mph in 3.8 seconds because of 480hp (358kW) and 600ft-lb (814Nm) of force.
Different redesigns incorporate extraordinary 20-inch aluminum wheels with air covers and P245/45 R20 Continental the entire season tires, a bespoke front and back sash with an enlightened Mustang logo in front and GT identification in back, and Sport Contour front seats with copper metallic sewing and coordinating with inside highlights.
The GT Performance Edition ($64,900 before impetuses) takes the GT trim, tunes the bigger front engine for significantly more execution, and adds MagneRide attractive dampers in addition to Brembo front brake calipers.
Force is expanded to 634ft-lb (860Nm) for a 0-60mph run in 3.5 seconds. It likewise gains novel 20-inch aluminum wheels with P245/45 R20 Pirelli summer tires, and Ford Performance front seats with silver inside emphasizes.
EPA range is 270mi (434km) for the GT trim, and 260mi (418km) for the GT Performance Edition.
In the UK, the GT trim (£67,225 before motivating forces) is identical to the GT Performance Edition sold in the US, incorporates the 360-degree see and all encompassing fixed glass rooftop choices, speeds up from 0-62mph (0-100km/h) in 3.7 seconds, and flaunts a WLTP scope of 310-mile (499km). Unfortunately, the Mustang Mach-E isn’t accessible in Australia.
Both Mustang Mach-E GT manages include a 91kWh (usable) battery and backing up to 150kW DC quick charging (CCS Combo 1 in the US, and CCS Combo 2 abroad), in addition to 11kW AC charging.
Passage’s Blue Oval Charge Network totals different charging networks through the FordPass application and incorporates fitting and-charge support at Electrify America charging stations, in addition to keen course arranging utilizing geology, climate, and traffic.