It also comes with incredible performance.
The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is already exceeding sales expectations, but the best is yet to come for this electric pony. Ford will soon release the more potent Mach-E GT and GT Performance Editions, which are significantly quicker than the base model. We've known for a while that these more powerful Mach-E variants will deliver thrilling acceleration numbers, but we didn't know how far they'd go on a charge with the EPA testing cycle. Today, Ford announced that the ranges exceed initial expectations.
Initially projected to travel 250 miles on a charge, the Mustang Mach-E GT comes with an EPA-rated 270 miles of range. The more powerful Performance Edition had an expected 235-mile range but surprises with a more usable 260-mile EPA-rated range. As a reminder, the standard Mach-E ranges from 211 miles with the smaller battery and all-wheel-drive up to 305 miles with the larger battery and rear-wheel-drive.
Both GT models send their power out through a standard e-AWD system. The base GT produces 459 horsepower and 612 lb-ft, while the Performance Edition dials those figures up to 480 hp and 634 lb-ft of torque. Ford says the standard Mach-E GT only takes 3.7 seconds to hit 60 mph, and the Performance Edition can achieve that speed in a supercar-rivaling 3.5 seconds on Pirelli summer tires. Depending on its configuration, the standard Mach-E takes between 4.8 and 6.1 seconds to hit 60 mph.
"More than half of our orders for the Mustang Mach-E GT have been for the Performance Edition, and I'm particularly pleased that we have had orders from every state across the US," said Darren Palmer, global director of battery electric vehicles, Ford Motor Company.
Mustang Mach-E GT production begins soon with deliveries starting in fall 2021. Pricing for the standard GT starts at $59,900, and the more powerful GT Performance Edition costs $64,900. Order books are already open and both models will qualify for a $7,500 federal tax credit.