Every car fan knows that Ford Mach 1 is Mustang’s version. Most of trim levels and variations of the legendary pony car are also pretty popular. But, it seems like we will see a huge turn with 2021 Ford Mach 1. First of all, it is not going to belong to the same family. The muscle car goes to crossover segment. The second change is also radical. The Mach 1 in dropping conventional engines and goes all-electric.
Reasons behind this decision are numerous. First of all, this vehicle plans to raid Chinese market. In this part of the world, sales records are the best for electric vehicles. Furthermore, California and few European countries are considering cutting the selling of non-electric cars in future. Whatsoever, it is not going to happen in next 20 years, but Ford will wait it ready. Finally, the 2021 Ford Mach 1 is going to be one of many vehicles from this company to see the EV by 2023. According to Ford’s plans, most of their lineup in all segments will get an all-electric version by then.
2021 Ford Mach 1 Details
So far, we don’t have too much info about this model. Jim Farley, one of the chiefs in the US company, confirmed that the 2021 Ford Mach 1 is coming. However, he also mentioned other general plans, without any specific details about the Mustang’s outlet. The only thing we can claim is that Mach 1 will use ‘Stangs characteristics and popularity.
2021 Ford Mach 1 Release Date
Ford has big plans in the electric car industry. This company plans to invest $11 billion by 2023. For all-electric vehicles, the budget is $4.5 billion only for next two years. By 2023, the company is going to launch 24 plug-in models. Also, 16 all-electric vehicles will be added to the family. At this moment, Focus is the only car from the US manufacturer that offers a complete EV. In the first phase, by 2020, the 2021 Ford Mach 1 will be one of the pioneers in this segment.
At this moment, Focus EV is not even close to leaders in this class. With its range of just around 100 miles, it can’t be a serious contender or rival. However, this was a ticket for Ford to enter the all-electric car show. Now, in next few years, the serious threat for all other companies will come from Ford. Such investment must bring much better specs. At the first place, the 2021 Ford Mach 1 crossover should improve the range. Experts believe that the SUV won’t come under 300 miles between recharges. Some enthusiasts believe it can go up to 400 miles.
2021 Ford Mach 1 Competition
Tesla rules the all-electric range. This company already offers cars and crossovers Model X and Model Y on the way. It also plans to expand the lineup to trucks and roadsters. However, Ford also has a response. The F-150 Hybrid should arrive by the end of 2018 as a 2019 season truck. In future, it can go all-electric. But, before that happens, the 2021 Ford Mach 1 will take EV position in the crossover class. Volvo also plans to make five electric models by 2021. Jaguar bosses said this company goes after EV in 2020. The first all-electric Infiniti is coming in 2021.