From Bern to Genoa, from Madrid to Marbella, from Budapest to Trieste, the Ford Mustang Mach-E could reach the beach from European capitals without having to stop to recharge your batteries.
More people than ever are ready to explore Europe in an electric vehicle this summer, with sales increasing by more than 50% so far in 2021 compared to the same period in 2020. For new Mustang Mach owners -E at least, range anxiety doesn’t need to dampen the excitement of their summer getaway.
From Bern in Switzerland to the historic Italian port city of Genoa, or from Madrid to the exclusive Spanish beaches of Marbella, owners of the all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E could make these, and many more, European.1 trips from the capital to the coast on a single charge2.
Even from a capital like Prague in the landlocked Czech Republic, Mustang Mach-E could transport a family nonstop to the trendy urban beach of Szczecin about 500 km (310 miles) north of Poland. And with a targeted purely electric driving range of up to 610 km3 (over 370 miles) it would arrive with a range to spare.
Traveling to the coast from the capitals of Austria, Hungary, Poland, Spain or Switzerland also involves a long journey. However, the industry-leading FordPass charging network offers compatible charging stations at accessible resorts in each of the capitals of those countries, so Mustang Mach-E owners can recharge their batteries as well as their tan and s ” ensure they have enough charge to return home. .
“After such a tough 2020, many of us will be excited to get out and explore Europe this summer, and the Mustang Mach-E is the perfect vehicle to do it,” said Roelant de Waard, Managing Director , Passenger vehicles, Ford of Europe. “The impressive range continues the Mustang’s long association between road travel and freedom, while adding the added benefit of zero-emission driving. “
Along with zero-emission driving, owners can also benefit from lower running costs compared to gasoline or diesel engines as well as the inherent silence of an electric powertrain, all of which can help reduce stress levels.
No matter where in Europe owners decide to go this summer, they can use the EV Trip Planner on the FordPass app.4 to make travel even easier. The app calculates the route and, based on the Mustang Mach-E’s current battery level, schedules charging stops if necessary. The Smart Range feature also more accurately predicts driver range using past driving behavior, weather forecasts, and crowdsourced data from other Mustang Mach-E vehicles.
The Mustang Mach-E’s ability as a summer travel companion doesn’t end there, either. The drainable luggage compartment under the hood, or “frunk”, provides a neat stow of wet, sandy towels or beachwear, while models with the optional full-length panoramic roof include a special glass coating for help interiors stay cooler. An additional inner layer between the glass also helps protect against ultraviolet rays.
The next generation SYNC infotainment system5 also allows users to split the 15.5-inch touchscreen between browsing and selecting music – with live Power Up updates set to bring useful new features – and owners are all set for a big deal. adventure on the road.
The first Ford Mustang Mach-E arrived in Europe in June, where it topped car sales in Norway for the month. For more information visit your local Ford website
1 Based on European Union member states and those of Ford’s top 20 European markets: Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands , Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland. Also includes Turkey.
2 Based on a fully charged battery
3 The declared fuel / energy consumption WLTP, CO2-emissions and electrical autonomy are determined in accordance with the technical requirements and specifications of European regulations (EC) 715/2007 and (EU) 2017/1151 as last amended. The standard test procedures applied allow comparison between different types of vehicles and different manufacturers.
4 FordPass Connect (optional on certain vehicles), the FordPass smartphone app and free connected services are required for remote functionality (see FordPass terms and conditions for details). Connected services and features depend on the availability of the compatible partner network. Changes in technology / cellular networks / vehicle capabilities may limit functionality and prevent connected features from working. The connected service excludes the Wi-Fi access point
5 Don’t drive distracted. Use voice-activated systems whenever possible and do not use portable devices while driving.
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