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Ford Mustang-Inspired Crossover Spied With Production-Intent Body Work

A year ago, we brought you spy shots of the Ford Mach-E – the Ford Mustang-inspired crossover SUV. But back then, the early prototype was wearing the body of the outgoing-generation Ford Escape. Luckily, we just managed to catch up to a more developed prototype with production-intent body work, giving us our first look at the upcoming EV.

All that heavy camo seems to be hiding a very powerful, upright nose and a fastback body style. Just as well, the Mach E is┬ásaid to be “Mustang-inspired” in its design.

The overall size, meanwhile, appears to be roughly similar to the all-new Ford Escape, with compact-car like dimensions. Don’t let the camo fool you – there’s definitely a seat of rear doors under there.

Giving us more proof that we’re looking at a battery electric vehicle is the┬álack of exhaust pipes at the rear, either in visible form or as tucked-under units. Sources have confirmed to Ford Authority that what we’re seeing here is a Ford model, so don’t be fooled by the camo running across the rear end, imitating the signature rear lighting elements of FoMoCo luxury brand, Lincoln. That said, there will be a Lincoln derivative of this model, but this isn’t it.

The Ford Mustang-inspired Mach E crossover is expected to start around $40,000 and “will go like hell“, according to Ford Motor Company Chairman, Bill Ford.

The Mach E is expected to debut in concept form some time in 2019 before going on sale in late 2020 calendar year as a 2021 model year vehicle. It will be Ford’s first pure-electric vehicle since the Focus EV.

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  1. trailhiker

    The nose looks fake. Padding looks to have been added to throw us off I think.

    1. Raymond Ramirez

      That SUV tail is fake, because there is no rear glass seen.

  2. Jay

    They should’ve gone with fixed calipers in the rear. It’s their first EV, they should not cheap out.

  3. nuhado

    Oh, why is it that I have to cover it? So how do people know car makers?


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