Ford will begin taking orders for the GT and GT Efficiency variants of its first electrical Mustang on Wednesday, and it has lastly revealed how a lot they’ll price. The GT version starts at $59,900, whereas the Mustang Mach-E GT Efficiency has a beginning worth of $64,900 (earlier than tax, title, registration, and supply charges).
Each new variations of the Mustang Mach-E pack a extra highly effective wallop than the extra inexpensive variants, they usually come normal in an all-wheel drive configuration. In the Mustang Mach-E GT, which means a peak output of 480 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque and the skill to go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.8 seconds. The GT Efficiency has the similar peak of 480 horsepower however 634 pound-feet of torque, which helps it get to 60 mph in simply 3.5 seconds.
That places the GT variations of the Mustang Mach-E in competition with Tesla’s Mannequin Y efficiency variant, which starts at $60,990, has round 450 horsepower, and might go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. On paper, although, the Mannequin Y nonetheless outclasses the electrical GT Mustangs on the subject of vary. The Environmental Safety Company charges the Mannequin Y Efficiency at 303 miles on a full cost, whereas Ford says it’s concentrating on 250 miles for the Mustang Mach-E GT and 235 miles for the GT Efficiency. (Extra inexpensive variations of the Mustang Mach-E get wherever from 211 miles to 305 miles, relying on the configuration.)
In fact, Ford doesn’t simply need to be in comparison with Tesla, and in the press launch it issued Monday, the firm factors out that the new GT variants of the Mach-E boast the similar quantity of horsepower as the gas-powered V8 Mustang Mach 1 however with extra torque. The one extra highly effective Mustang Ford sells is the Shelby GT500, which has a supercharged V8 that packs almost 800 horsepower. The Mach 1 starts at round $53,000, whereas the Shelby starts at almost $73,000.
The GT variations of the electrical SUV even have a observe mode (along with the three normal driving modes that exist already on the Mustang Mach-E), which “supplies extra performance-oriented traction and stability management tuned particularly for observe use,” based on Ford. And to essentially hammer residence the efficiency side, the new observe mode will increase the quantity of .
There are a number of different touches that separate these electrical Mustangs. The horse brand on the entrance grille lights up, and there’s a massive GT badge at the rear. Ford’s GT brand can be stitched into the middle console. Each include pink brake calipers and have Ford Efficiency seats in the entrance row.
Shopping for a GT variant can be the solely solution to get a Mustang Mach-E in Ford’s “cyber orange” paint coloration possibility. It is available in the equally shiny “grabber blue,” too, which was beforehand solely out there on the limited-run “First Version” Mustang Mach-E.
The arrival of the Mustang Mach-E GT and GT Efficiency is the finish of a chapter of types for Ford, because it has now debuted all of the variants of the first electrical Mustang, which was . Early gross sales of the electrical SUV , regardless of with Mustang Mach-Es that made it to clients. The GT variants ought to add to that momentum whereas boosting income. As they begin hitting the highway, heads will inevitably flip to what Ford has ready in the wings: and, maybe at some point, an electrical Mustang sedan.