2024 Ford Capri Four-Door Crossover Electrifies a European Legend

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2024 Ford Capri Electrifies a European LegendFord
  • Ford revives the Capri name for the first time since its departure in the middle of the 1980s.

  • The 2024 Ford Capri follows the Ford Mustang Mach-E trend of electrifying legacy nameplates.

  • Ford says the 2024 Ford Capri can travel 389 miles on a single charge when judged by the WLTP.

Just like the Mustang Mach-E, Ford is electrifying another one of its historic nameplates. The 2024 Ford Capri revives the Capri name and ushers it into the electrified era.

Originally a Lincoln model, the Capri was shuffled off to Ford Europe to help give Europeans a sporty Ford coupe. Just like the Mustang Mach-E in the United States, the Capri EV leans into the “sport” part of sport/utility vehicle and shaves away some cargo space in the name of style.


Powering the reborn Capri is either a single rear electric motor that sends 282 hp to the rear wheels, or a pair of electric motors that send 335 hp that’s spread across all four wheels.

Feeding those powertrains is either a 77-kWh battery pack underneath the single-motor Capri or a 79-kWh battery pack in the all-wheel-drive Capri Premium.

According to the more lenient Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure, or WLTP, the rear-drive Capri is good for 390 miles per charge. The AWD Capri takes a small ding with the extra power and mass and is only good for 368 miles when fully charged.

Of course, if the Capri makes its way to the US, you can expect the EPA numbers to be a little more conservative.

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2024 Ford Capri interior.Ford

If you’re wondering how that translates to performance, Ford has an answer. The rear-drive Capri can sprint to 62 mph in 6.4 seconds, with the AWD version clawing that time down to 5.3 seconds.

The AWD Capri Premium also bests the standard Capri at the charger, with a higher 185-kW peak charging capacity compared to the standard Capri’s 135 kW.

Dimensionally, the Capri is a few inches shorter than the Mustang Mach-E at 182.4 inches long. The Capri rides on a 108.9-inch wheelbase, spans 81.2 inches wide including the mirrors, and is 64 inches tall. Basically, the Capri is shorter and narrower than the Mach-E but does sit at about the same height.

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Inside that shell, you’ll find seating for five and plenty of tech. Taking center stage is the 14.6-inch Sync Move touchscreen, which comes standard in every Capri and is joined by a 5.0-inch digital instrument cluster.

There’s also a massive 17-liter MegaConsole center storage area, which translates to 0.6 cubic feet for those who prefer imperial measurements. This space should be large enough to handle a small laptop or large tablet.

If all of this sounds like a winner to you, there’s some bad news: You’re probably not going to own one if you live in the United States because this BEV built in Cologne, Germany, likely won’t cross the Atlantic.

Though, stranger things have happened.

What historic nameplate do you think Ford will revive next? Galax-E? Tell us your thoughts below.