Ford, new electric SUV specifications according to VW – Electric

Ford, new electric SUV specifications according to VW – Electric

Ford continues to test its next crossover based on Volkswagen Group’s MEB platform. The model does not yet have a proper name, but we know for sure that it will be one A mid-sized SUV: Ford itself recognized it this way, which it recently tested out of the Blue Oval car manufacturing facilities in Europe. Although closely related to the Volkswagen ID.4, Audi Q4 e-tron, Skoda Enyaq iV and Cupra Tavascan, its exterior and interior should be. unique Ford.

The heavy exposure of the models did not prevent the most advanced observers from noticing the most recognizable details of the model, one above the other. square shape as well as tonic wheel arches and styling cues such as the A and C pillars reminiscent of a Ford Explorer with an internal combustion engine. In this case, however, the engine will be electric: we do not know in this sense what the exact details are, but we know that it will boast autonomy. up to 500 km and that it can be recommended in the configuration with one motor and with two electric motors, with a system power that can reach 300 HP. Coming back to the design of Ford’s electric crossover, the front will feature a fully shrouded grille, sporty lower air intakes and small LED headlights, while the rear will feature LED taillights, an angular tailgate and a prominent spoiler.

Ford has not yet commented on the timing of the start of its new electric crossover based on the MEB platform of the Volkswagen Group: according to the latest rumors reported by Autocar, its debut should take place within the month of March, with production expected to begin in the middle of this year at the Ford Cologne Power Plant in Germany. More than next year, then, still in the same plant, the American brand should begin to assemble a new sports crossoverdetails not yet known.

FP | Andrew Trezza