Just when we thought the upcoming all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E couldn’t get any more impressive, Ford Performance has officially unveiled the Mustang Mach-E 1400, an incredibly powerful electric propulsion race car.

 

This insane prototype is capable of 1,400 horsepower, making it a sibling of the equally-powerful all-electric Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype. 

 

Developed by Ford Performance in collaboration with RTR, this incredible speed machine was built off a Mustang Mach-E GT body. The chassis and powertrain are finely tuned to work together for a multitude of setups in order to ensure capability unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

 

“Now is the perfect time to leverage electric technology, learn from it, and apply it to our lineup,” said Ron Heiser, chief program engineer for the Mustang Mach-E. “Mustang Mach-E is going to be fun to drive, just like every other Mustang before it, but Mustang Mach-E 1400 is completely insane, thanks to the efforts of Ford Performance and RTR.”

 

Ford Performance and RTR poured over 10,000 hours of development into the design of a vehicle that not only exceeds the common perception of EVs, but also raises the bar of all modern ethanol-powered race cars, such as those used in Formula 1, NASCAR, and Indy Car.

 

The Mustang Mach-E 1400 utilizes seven electric motors, five more than the street-legal Mustang Mach-E GT, and an incredibly high downforce in order to make it fly down the track, drag strip, or road course. Of course, it does it all without using a single drop of fuel.

 

Of its seven motors, three are attached to the front differential and four are attached to the rear in pancake style, with a single driveshaft connecting them all together. These motors have a huge range of adjustability, providing fine-tuned setups for everything from drifting to high-speed track racing.

 

The vehicle’s chassis and powertrain are set up to investigate different layouts and their effects on energy consumption as well as performance. Different configurations allow the car’s driver to do completely different things, such as better control arms and steering changes to allow for more extreme steering angles and cornering. Power delivery can also be split evenly between the front and rear, making the Mach-E 1400 more adept at racing styles such as drifting and drag racing.

 

The Mach-E 1400 is powered by a 56.8-kilowatt-hour battery which is made up of nickel manganese cobalt pouch cells for ultra-high performance and an extremely high discharge rate. The battery system can be cooled during charging using a di-electric current, decreasing the amount of time needed between runs.

 

The Ford Motor Company has recently invested more than $11.5 billion into its worldwide electric vehicle program. Its first global production EV, the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, is now available for order right here. It is expected to arrive on Sloan Ford’s lot by the end of 2020.


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