Ford Australia will open on-line reservations for the Mustang Mach-E electrical crossover on Might 10, forward of its arrival in Australia late this 12 months.
Clients will be capable to safe a Mustang Mach-E via a portal on the Ford Australia web site from the afternoon of Might 10. Closing pricing for the vary may also be confirmed presently.
So as to reserve a Ford Mustang Mach-E you’ll want to pick which variant you need, create a Ford Account, and pay a set reservation payment of $1000 to the authorised Ford EV vendor of their selection.
This newest announcement comes as the primary allocation of Mustang Mach-Es coming to Australia are set to start manufacturing imminently.
As beforehand reported, as soon as a purchaser has been allotted a automotive and chosen their most popular dealership, they are going to be free to barter with that vendor (or sellers with clients) relating to the ultimate buy value.
Ford nonetheless hasn’t confirmed what number of automobiles it’ll should promote at launch within the fourth quarter, however native boss Andrew Birkic mentioned current modifications to international manufacturing will permit the Blue Oval to convey the automotive “not solely in adequate portions, however with a adequate combine”.
At the moment, there are 26 sellers set as much as promote electrical vehicles within the Ford community, however that determine will develop to 71 earlier than the Mach-E arrives.
The Blue Oval has confirmed the Mustang Mach-E will contact down in Australia within the fourth quarter of 2023, with three trim ranges and two battery choices.
As CarExpert reported final August, the electrical SUV will be part of the Ford e-Transit within the model’s electrical automotive vary, and kinds a part of a broader plan to convey 5 EVs to Australia by the top of 2024.
The shorter vary choice would be the entry-level Choose, with a 71kWh (usable) lithium-ion battery pack mated with a 198kW and 430Nm electrical motor on the rear axle. Anticipate a variety of round 470km.
Transferring as much as the Mach-E Premium brings a 91kWh (usable) battery pack, mated with a 216kW and 430Nm battery pack on the rear axle for a claimed vary nudging 600km. That makes it one of many longest-range vehicles in Australia, not less than primarily based on producer claims.
Powering the range-topping GT are two motors making a mixed 358kW and 860Nm. Claimed vary is 490km, and because of that wholesome torque figures and all-wheel drive traction, it’ll hit 100km/h in 3.7 seconds… with a one-foot rollout.
Most DC cost energy is 115kW on fashions with the smaller battery and 150kW on these with the bigger battery.
As famous above, last pricing might be confirmed on Might 10.
In North America the Mustang Mach-E vary opens at US$45,995 (~$68,000) for the rear-wheel drive Choose with the usual vary battery, and tops out at $63,995 (~$95,000) for the GT which comes solely with the bigger battery.
You’ll be able to, nonetheless, spend an additional $6000 (~$9000) on a particular GT Efficiency Pack within the automotive’s residence market.
The automotive’s largest rival will probably be the Tesla Mannequin Y, which kicks off at $69,300 and extends to $95,300 earlier than on-roads.