Ford Mustang Mach-E range to expand by 2026: report

Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E is expected to enter its second generation from mid-2026, with a ‘coupe’ forecast to be added to the current SUV body style.

the Ford Mustang Mach-E The electric SUV isn’t just here to stay, despite accusations that it’s not worthy of the Mustang name, the range is set to expand.

It’s still unclear if this Ford Mustang Mach-E Coupe would be a true two-door, though the model’s codename ‘CX799’ suggests it will be a C.-segment crossover (SUV), based on the automaker’s previous nomenclature.

For context, the current Ford Mustang Mach-E, which launched in 2020, is codenamed CX733, while the gasoline-powered Ford Mustang coupe is called the S550, which will be replaced by the S650 next year (S is for auto). sports) .

According to the Auto Forecast Solutions According to the report, production of the first-generation Mustang Mach-E will end in June 2026, and the second-generation electric SUV will roll out at Ford’s Cuautitlán, Mexico, a month later.

The report forecasts that production of the second-generation Ford Mustang Mach-E will end in June 2033, roughly two years after the Mach-E coupe ended.

The 2026 Ford Mustang Mach-E is expected to be supported by a platform called ‘GE2.1’, announced in May 2021 as a successor to the car’s existing GE1 architecture.

While the Mustang Mach-E is Ford’s first electric car to be built in a factory for dedicated battery vehicles, its GE1 platform is a heavily modified version of the C2 architecture used in the gasoline-powered Escape and Focus.

According to US new car sales data. good car bad carFord has sold 34,683 electric Mustang Mach-Es between January and the end of November 2022, representing 6,000 sales of the 40,471 gasoline Mustang deliveries.

While the Ford Mustang is sold in right-hand drive markets such as the UK and New Zealand, the electric SUV has yet to be confirmed for Australia.

In SeptemberFord Australia boss Andrew Birkic claimed that the Mustang Mach-E is sold in neighboring New Zealand and not Australia because: “New Zealand has different homologation requirements than Australia.”

Well-placed dealer sources have previously said Ride the Ford Mustang Mach-E is a certainty for Australia, even though the US auto giant’s local arm remains mum on whether the electric car will make it to showrooms.

Earlier this monthFord celebrated the 150,000th Mustang Mach-E rolling off the production line, with factories in Mexico and China contributing to the achievement over a two-year period.

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Jordan Mulach was born in Canberra/Ngunnawal and currently resides in Brisbane/Turrbal. Joining the Drive team in 2022, Jordan has previously worked for Auto Action, MotorsportM8, The Supercars Collective and TouringCarTimes, WhichCar, Wheels, Motor and Street Machine. Jordan is a self-described iRacing addict and can be found at the weekend behind the wheel of his Octavia RS or cursing in his ZH Fairlane.

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