► A brand new electric Ford Mustang
► Conversion by Charge Cars
► Uses brand-new official ‘Stang shell
Fancy an all-electric Ford Mustang? In an original bodyshell officially sanctioned by Ford? This third-party conversion by Charge Cars is just that, and promises 0-60mph in less than four seconds with zero emissions.
The catch? Well, it costs a whopping £300,000 for starters, and this is very much an independent job, not an official Blue Oval product. It’s four-wheel drive and combined peak power of 400kW makes for some pretty rapid performance figures (149mph is quoted).
But it’s pretty eye-grabbing, all the same. Charge Cars quotes a 200-mile range from the 64kWh battery pack and says it can DC fast-charge at 50kW to charge the battery in little over an hour. The electric motor and power control systems come from EV specialist Arrival.
Who are Charge Cars and why are they making an electric Mustang?
Charge Cars is a British company specialising in electrifying old cars. Based in London, it numbers ex-McLaren, Jaguar Land Rover and Williams F1 staff among its employees.
CEO Vadim Shagaleev said: ‘Our fully electric Mustang is built not only on cutting edge technology and expertise, but immense passion – from our love of preserving iconic design to our belief in an emission-free future.’
If you’re interested, see the electric Ford Mustang at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed, where the car will be on show at the Michelin Supercar Paddock. Only 499 e-Mustangs will be made by Charge Cars, with first deliveries in September 2019.
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