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Here’s Your First Look at Ford Mustang-Inspired Electric Performance SUV

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Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV
Your first look at the Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV prototype
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Ford this month launched a new website that dispels several misconceptions about electric vehicles and provides updates on tech and where things are headed. One of the most notable updates was some firm details on and our first real look at the Ford Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV formerly known as the Mach 1.

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In an effort to demonstrate that electric vehicles can be fun to drive and safe to drive in the snow, Ford gave the world its first look at a heavily camouflaged prototype in action. Slated to be Ford’s “first fully electric model” — what, did we already forget about the Focus Electric? — the all-electric performance SUV has been confirmed for a fall 2020 arrival. Ford also ostensibly confirmed that the electric blue pony emblem that made the rounds last year on the eve of the Tesla Model Y’s grand reveal will be the official logo of aforesaid vehicle.

Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV

Ford also confirmed the max 370-mile electric range of the Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV. In addition, to help assuage those who may still suffer from range anxiety, Ford’s Electric Learning Zone website offers the ability to map a trip and see nearby charging locations.  

One thing not yet confirmed: the actual name of the Ford Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV. Originally debuting under the name Mach 1, the EV was met with backlash from purists who couldn’t fathom the vehicle sharing the name with an iconic Mustang, and thus the name was scrapped. Ford may call the vehicle the Mach E, but there’s been no confirmation one way or another.

Check out the videos of the Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV testing below.

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