Hot off the heels of the launch of the successful Mustang Mach-E, Ford is introducing the Mach-E GT version. The GT has been no secret, but Ford has reserved details on its hotter electric pony until today. Now we know the power output and the price tag, so interested buyers can head to dealers to order one on April 28th.
Let’s get straight to the details. Ford says the Mach-E GT will feature 480 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque thanks to two permanent-magnetic electric motors. That’s a notable increase over the base Mach-E’s 266 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque. In fact, it’s more power than offered by the traditional Mustang Mach 1 and enough power to send the Mach-E GT from zero to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds.
The added gusto is negatively impacting range a bit. Ford is expecting an EPA rated 250 mile range on the Mach-E GT.
If the Mach-E GT isn’t enough power, there’s actually another option. Ford is announcing the Mach-E GT Performance, which leaves the 480 horsepower figure, but ups the torque to 634 pound-feet. The added twist will net a zero to 60 mph rating of 3.5 seconds. GT Performance also includes MagneRide suspension, larger Brembo brakes and Pirelli summer tires.
Both Mach-E GT and GT Performance will offer Unbridled Extend drive mode. Think of this as an analog to some brands’ Sport+ mode. It will improve traction and stability control, adjust power output and increase interior noise for a more thrilling experience. When you don’t want to wrangle this pony around a track, both GT cars will be among the first to get Ford’s new BlueCruise Level 2 cruise control system.
The Ford Mustang Mach-E GT starts at $59,990, while the GT Performance version will start at $64,900. Interested buyers can order either version starting on April 28th online or via a Ford EV dealer.