Coming sizzling on the heels of the 1,400-horsepower all-electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400, this one-off Mustang Mach-E with its seven electrical motors and excessive downforce is prepared for the observe, drag strip or gymkhana course – anyplace it will probably present how electrical propulsion guarantees excessive Mustang efficiency
“Now’s the proper time to leverage electrical know-how, study from it, and apply it to our lineup,” stated Ron Heiser, chief program engineer, Mustang Mach-E. “Mustang Mach-E goes to be enjoyable to drive, similar to each different Mustang earlier than it, however Mustang Mach-E 1400 is totally insane, because of the efforts of Ford Efficiency and RTR,” stated Ron Heiser, chief program engineer, Mustang Mach-E.
Mustang Mach-E 1400 has seven motors – 5 greater than even Mustang Mach-E GT. Three are hooked up to the entrance differential and 4 are hooked up to the rear in pancake model, with a single driveshaft connecting them to the differentials, which have an enormous vary of adjustability to set the automobile up for every thing from drifting to high-speed observe racing.
Drift and observe setups have utterly totally different entrance finish configurations like management arms and steering adjustments to permit for excessive steering angles in drifting. Energy supply will be break up evenly between entrance and rear, or utterly to at least one or the opposite. Downforce is focused at greater than 2,300 lb. at 160 mph.
The 56.8-kilowatt-hour battery (put in) is made up of nickel manganese cobalt pouch cells for ultra-high efficiency and excessive discharge charge. The battery system is designed to be cooled throughout charging utilizing a di-electric coolant, reducing the time wanted between runs.
Mustang Mach-E 1400, which is about to debut at a NASCAR race quickly, serves as a take a look at mattress for brand new supplies. The hood is fabricated from natural composite fibers, a light-weight different to the carbon fiber that includes the remainder of the automobile.
Ford is investing greater than $11.5 billion in electrical automobiles worldwide, with the primary international automobile, Mustang Mach-E, accessible to order. The all-electric Mustang Mach-E begins hitting the streets within the US on the finish of this 12 months.