The electric Mustang Mach-E gave Ford a real boost here at home. After the first ten months of the year, 5,350 copies of the car were registered on Norwegian plates, giving it fifth place in registration statistics.
Mach-E also ensured that Ford once again ranked in the top 10 by brand. Sales are up 182 percent compared to last year.
Now comes the release that many Norwegian customers have been waiting for for a long time. The first copies of the top-of-the-line Mach-E GT have arrived in the country.
Mach-E is basically not a lag. But here Ford continued right. The GT has 487 hp. Its torque is 860 Nm and it accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.7 seconds.
The corresponding numbers for the Mach-E AWD Long Range are 351 hp, 580 Nm and 5.1 seconds.
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The ban on gas in this car is almost brutal. Accelerate as usual for electric cars: the forces come immediately. Here you can have a lot of fun, the big challenge is to stay in the skin. If you really want to have what lives in the car, you have to take it on the track, maybe fly to Germany and let it stretch out on the highway.
Troops slightly exceed the official scope. Located in this edition of 500 km. The maximum speed was increased from 180 to 200 km / h. 4×4 is standard.
the price? 650 thousand crowns. This is where Ford makes it very easy for customers. All equipment is included, the only thing you can choose is a panoramic roof.
The importer doesn’t release exact numbers for the GT’s sale, but confirms that the response has been very good.
Converts to GT
We do not want to delve into the exact number or percentage of the distribution. But we signed a lot of contracts. With the Mustang Mach-E GT, you get an all-electric SUV with acceleration like a super sports car, while you have plenty of room for five people and luggage. The sales figures confirm that this is a car many Norwegians have been waiting for, says Anne Sonsteby, information manager at Norwegian Importer.
– Do you know who chooses the GT version, are they different from other customers?
– There are a very large number of customers who choose the Mustang Mach-E today, since the price difference between them, relatively speaking, is not very large. We also see that many of today’s customers have already chosen to switch to the Mach-E GT. Simply put, Sønsteby says it’s car-loving customers who want something different than everyone else has.
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It also confirms that the Mustang Mach-E has given Ford several new buyers:
We think it’s so exciting to experience that many who’ve never driven a Ford before are now flocking to our dealers, to buy a Mustang Mach E and a Mustang Mach EGT. Plus, we’re seeing that many good Ford customers from many years ago are now buying the popular electric car — as well as the GT version, says Anne Sønsteby.
So there are some copies in Norway now, and soon you can start looking for a GT version on the roads:
The first customer cars will be delivered these days, and deliveries will begin in 2022, says Ann Sonsteby.
In addition to giving the car more power, Ford engineers also worked on its driving characteristics. The car has active Magneride dampers. It has also been lowered by 1.7 cm and is now 13 cm off the ground. Brembo brakes with red calipers are in place.
Full Tamer is the driving mode for when you really need to relive what lives in the car. Here, the electricity distribution is balanced and should ensure that you get maximum continuous performance over a longer period, for example when driving on a track. By the way, Ford also created a synthetic engine sound for those who may like it. Then it looks like there’s a V8 under the hood, not an electric motor…
On the outside, the GT model has been given some extra decoration, without being in any way extravagant. The ceilings and mirrors are painted black. The car has a new GT “grill” and larger front splitters. At the back there is a large GT logo between the headlights. 20 inch wheels are standard.
New sports seats
Inside, you are greeted with new sports seats which are a distinct height compared to the seats in the “regular” versions. These provide better lateral support for the back and also feel stronger in the seat cushion itself, although this is still a bit flat. The seats have eight-way power adjustment, with memory in the driver’s seat.
Other than that, there are some GT trims and more suede details. B&O audio systems are standard.
In addition, space and practical solutions are identical. The luggage compartment accommodates 402 liters, in addition, there is a 100-liter luggage compartment in the front. The maximum trailer weight is 750 kg and you cannot load a roof. Ford, in turn, created a ski hatch, which allows you, for example, to skate inside the car, rather than on the roof.
Delivery time 30 weeks
Thus, the first customers ordered their cars a while ago. Those who now feel like a Mustang Mach-E GT should lubricate themselves with a little patience.
– Demand far exceeds what we have available in the short term, and we estimate 30 weeks is the longest lead time for cars ordered against factory production – and that’s mainly true of the GT at the moment, says Anne Sønsteby of Ford.
Video: Here is our first test of the Mustang Mach-E in Norway
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