The ’24 Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally targets 650 lb-ft of torque and 480 hp from its two-motor powertrain.
It packs a 91-kWh battery that propels this electric Mustang up to 250 miles.
The Mustang Mach-E Rally will start around $65,000 when it hits dealers next year.
Ford showed off its rally-inspired Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally without any powertrain details or clear parts list in July. Now, the automaker is following up its teasers with a more in-depth look at its latest Mach-E variant. The Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally essentially takes the Mach-E GT and transforms it into a safari-ready Rally edition.
Powering the Mach-E Rally is effectively the two-motor powertrain out of the Mach-E GT. The battery stays the same and packs 91 kWh of usable capacity inside its lithium-ion cells. That battery feeds the two-motor powertrain that throws 480 hp to the wheels.
In Rally trim, Ford is targeting a higher, 650 lb-ft of torque from its motors, which is 50 more lb-ft than from the Mustang Mach-E GT.
Trying to separate the Mach-E Rally from the rest of the lineup, Ford opted for a set of 19-inch rally-style wheels that are wrapped in 235/55 Michelin CrossClimate2 tires. This gives the Rally more sidewall than the Mustang Mach-E GT, which should help it better absorb some of the imperfections you’d find on gravel.
Assuming folks will actually push these on loose surfaces, Ford also equipped the Mach-E Rally with protective paint film on the wheel arches and the door cladding and protective shielding for the motors; dealers will offer mud-flaps.
Ford raised the suspension 20 mm and has specially tuned the springs and shocks. Ford also changed up the style, with a new front fascia, black roof, and a stripe package.
Taking advantage of this hardware, Ford is also launching a new RallySport drive mode. According to Ford, this mode is designed for off-road driving that allows for bigger slides, and gives you a more linear throttle.
The drive mode will also give you more aggressive damping to help you take advantage of loose corners. Ford notes this should also make for fun in the snow, or any low-traction surface.
Despite the fun safari look and new hardware, the Mach-E Rally is still a Mustang Mach-E underneath. That means it comes with creature comforts like Ford’s BlueCruise hands-free driving tech. Of course, this system is now relying on a subscription model, but Ford is including a 90-day trial with the Mach-E Rally.
Ford says it expects the Mach-E Rally to start around $65,000 when it hits dealers early next year. That will slot it below the top-of-the-ladder Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition and above the standard Mach-E GT.
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