Could we see an electric Ford Mustang soon?

Could the future meet the past?

1y ago

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With the recent announcement of the Aston Martin EV Heritage programme, it would only make sense to see an electric Mustang!

A Russian start-up company called Avair Motors have taken an aluminium chassis and a carbon fibre body which has been modelled on a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback.

While the exterior looks much like a classic Mustang, it has various modern touches such as LED headlights and taillights, retractable door handles as well as 20 inch forged alloy wheels.

A revised front splitter and retractable rear spoiler will also be featured on the car which pops out at 75 mph. The rear diffuser allows for better airflow when the car is at speed.

The interior is very similar to a Tesla with the large 17 inch display screen with turbine style vents. It is very cool. It has dual automatic climate control, 12 way adjustable heated seats, reversing camera, panoramic sunroof and key less entry.

This AWD car is powered by two electric motors which produce a total of 840 bhp and 99 Nm of torque. A true beast.

Avair claim this car will do 0-62 mph in 2.2 seconds but will have an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph.

The claimed driving range is 315 miles courtesy of a 100 kWh battery pack which is more than enough. Aviar claims the R67 is the first electric muscle car, which is why the vehicle is fitted with an external sound system that replicates engine sounds and the exhaust note of the legendary Shelby GT500.

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Comments (18)

  • New rule if I become the leader of a country:

    I4 Mustang owners will be imprisoned for life

    EV Mustang owners will be burned on a cross

      1 year ago
  • Fundamentally wrong

      1 year ago
  • Get rid of the noise generator thing and I'm OK with it. Just embrace the car for what it is; don't make it sound like what it is not.

      1 year ago
    • Agreed! I was reading this thinking it was looking alright until I read the last sentence, changed my opinion completely.

        1 year ago
    • Find the fuse or the external speaker for the sound and unplug it!

        1 year ago
  • No there will not and cannot be a Mustang EV....the time space continuum will be disrupted...

    Why does one buy a Mustang in the first place? Certainly not because it’s roomy, and great to haul the kids around., or pretty much anything else.

    You buy one because it has a loud grumbly V-8, and you really enjoy stopping at gas stations, and paying

    too much for car insurance.

      1 year ago
  • Argh, I'm stuck: I love EVs but I love V8s more! OH GOD!

      1 year ago

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