Ford has announced its 2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally, a special version of the SUV with electric power that features design elements inspired by rallying and a variety of improvements to the chassis that allow it to be enjoyed on and off the track. The most exciting part is that this isn’t simply a concept or expensive rally vehicle; it’s a legal street-legal version that is expected to be made accessible to buyers by 2024, including North America and Europe.
The 2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally was initially revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in July, however, the concept was hidden under the camouflage covering. Thankfully the EV is now fully unveiled in IAA Mobility 2023 in Munich. IAA Mobility 2023 at Munich showcases its athletic and adventurous look.
Visually, the latest version of Mach E is visually appealing. Mach E family is distinguished by the updated fascia that features fog lights that are housed inside the grille covered in an updated front splitter and a recovery point the roof is black-painted and a massive rear wing, similar to that of the former Focus RS. In addition to the picture-perfect Grabber Yellow, The color palette comprises those of Grabber Blue, Shadow Black, Eruption Green, Star White as well as Glacier Gray shades, always coupled with the usual race stripes that are on the tailgate and bonnet.
2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally Redesign
The most striking feature of the visual changes is the new set of 19-inch alloy wheels, which are finished with a gloss white. Apart from looking great the rims that are inspired by rallying are fitted with beefier Michelin CrossClimate2 all-season rubber that provides more traction in rough terrains. Additionally, the suspension is 20 millimeters (0.8 inches) higher than its predecessor, the 2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally, coming with specially tuned springs as well as MagneRide shocks. The EV was specifically designed for dirt and gravel roads therefore Ford engineers included shielding to protect the dual electric motors. Also, there’s a protection film covering the cladding of the wheels and the doors as well as mud flaps as an alternative.
The electric powertrain was inspired by Mach-E GT. 2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally but has been refined. Ford hasn’t revealed the performance figures, but they said the electric motors in tandem will generate “at least” 480 hp (358 kW/ 487 PS) as well as 880 Nm (649 lb-ft) of torque. The EV also benefits from a brand new RallySport Drive Mode which is specifically designed to permit “bigger slides” in off-road environments, with “linear throttle response” and “more aggressive damping”. The brakes are 385 millimeters (15.2 inches) front discs that are Red Brembo calipers.
The power will come from this same battery that has a capacity of 91kWh however, the official homologated range numbers will be revealed before the launch. However, it is likely likely that the Mach-E Rally will likely be somewhat less efficient than the 2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally which boasts an electric range of 250 miles (402 km).
The latest version of the Mach-E could be a tribute to Ford’s glory days during the World Rally Championship but the interior isn’t spartan because it incorporates all the amenities that you will find in the EV standard. The cabin is decorated with special touches. include a pair of sport seats featuring Mach-E Rally logos as well as contrasting stitching and highlights of gloss white on the door cards, dashboard, and steering wheel that match the wheels of the new model.
2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally Price & Release Date
In the United States, Ford said it is expecting pricing to begin at about $65,000. This is $5,000 over the present GT. The final pricing will be disclosed closer to the commencement of production. It is expected that the Blue Oval plans to open the order books by 2024 and the first deliveries are scheduled for later.