Ford’s new buddy apparently dropped a serious spoiler in regards to the upcoming electric “Mustang-inspired” SUV.

The only official image of the SUV is this teaser rendering released by Ford.

The solely official picture of the SUV is that this teaser rendering launched by Ford.

In a companion press launch to Ford’s announcement on Thursday that it had teamed up with Electrify America to supply free entry to its charging community to homeowners of the car, Electrify America included one element that Ford hasn’t, The Drive reviews. In Electrify America’s announcement, it notes that the car “has a targeted EPA-estimated range of 300 miles with an extended battery and rear-wheel drive.”

This disguised prototype near Ford's development center is suspected to be the electric SUV.

This disguised prototype close to Ford’s growth middle is suspected to be the electric SUV.
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So far, Ford has solely stated that it’s concentrating on a 300-mile vary for the sporty mannequin, not which wheels are pushed, or if it will likely be provided with a number of battery sizes. The automaker has not commented on the slip, however Electrify America has since deleted the reference from its web site. High-performance automobiles just like the precise Ford Mustang sometimes function rear-biased drivetrains to offer them sportier dynamics.

“Extended battery pack” means that a normal model with much less vary and a cheaper price will probably be within the combine, just like Tesla’s lineup of electric autos. As an SUV, it’s additionally probably that it’ll are available in an all-wheel-drive model. Ford hasn’t stated as a lot, however the video it launched of a prototype electric car reveals it being examined on a snow-covered observe.

Full particulars might come as early as November, when the electric SUV is anticipated to formally debut.


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