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Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally Officially Debuts For Dirt Roads

Smack in the middle of its third model year, the Ford Mustang Mach-E has received several updates for 2023, including the addition of a new lithium iron-phosphate battery for standard range models and lower prices to boot. In the meantime, Ford has been keen to explore just what the EV crossover is capable of performance-wise, unleashing the bonkers, 1,400 horsepower Mach-E 1400 a couple of years ago as one of its “EV demonstrators.” Now, The Blue Oval is taking the all-electric model off the pavement with the newly-revealed Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally, which it teased just a few days ago.


Unveiled at the 2023 Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally is actually the first Blue Oval-built vehicle wearing the pony car badge specifically designed to tackle the world of rally racing, and it will show off its capabilities at that very same event this week. There, we’ll see a familiar face behind the wheel – Ott Tänak, who currently drives the M-Sport Ford Puma Hybrid Rally1 in the World Rally Championship (WRC) and who’s also a former World Rally champion.

However, the Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally isn’t just another one-off EV demonstrator – rather, FoMoCo plans to build and sell this vehicle to the public, and it will be available to order in the U.S. this fall, followed by Europe at a later date. Unfortunately, the automaker didn’t bother to release any details about the rugged new Mach-E, but the one present at Goodwood has some unique treatments such as fog lights, a rear wing, unique wheels, special tires, and some seriously bolstered seats inside the cabin.


“Mustang Mach-E took the freedom and fun of Mustang and made it free from emissions,” said Darren Palmer, Vice President, Electric Vehicle Programs, Ford Model e. “Now with Mustang Mach-E Rally, we’re providing our customers the freedom to venture off the asphalt and beyond the beaten path.”

We’ll have more on the Mach-E soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for more Mustang Mach-E news and non-stop Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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  1. John

    So it’s a CUV, a segment primarily for old women, it’s also an EV, and they made it a rally car. Who is this supposed to be for?

    1. John

      It’s a performance EV, and a rally-performance version of the EV.

      Don’t see too many old women in performance EVs.

  2. MarkM

    Not into the TransEV trend. I prefer a real macho Mustang not a vehicle transitioning to look like one.

  3. Steve

    I’m personally excited about this vehicle. Most EVs are bland and if I’m going to get one I want something a little different and have always been into rally styling. I also live in the mountains on a dirt road, so the added clearance / tuned suspension would be great for snow and rougher roads!


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