Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally: electric off-road fun

Ford unveiled the Mustang Mach-E Rally after showing a camouflaged version at Goodwood in July. The electric crossover is based on the sporty Mach-E GT but takes its sportiness off-road thanks to a modified suspension, underbody protection, and a special RallySport drive mode.

No, this is not a one-off show model: You can order the Ford Mustang Mach-E from early 2024, with deliveries following soon after, although Ford does not say if this is a limited-run model. In any case, a mass-produced sporty EV built for off-road fun is a rare sight to see.

Mach-E GT for off-road fun

The Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally’s drivetrain is borrowed from the Mach-E GT, which includes a dual-motor layout. Still, it has been specifically tuned to deliver 358 kW (487 hp) and “at least” 880 Nm of torque, fed by a 91 kWh (usable) battery – no range figures yet, although the Mach-E GT manages up to 490 km.

The Mustang Mach-E Rally differs, however, in how the chassis is connected to the ground. A unique suspension setup raises the body 20 mm compared to the Mach-E GT, with MagneRide shocks and 385 mm Brembo brakes to slow the thing down.

The Ford Mustang Mach-E has a distinctive look with rally-style spoilers and wheels /Ford

Rally look

You can also recognize the Mustang Mach-E Rally with its large rear spoiler, front splitter, black-painted roof, and specific front bumper with fog lights and two racing stripes.

The wheels take inspiration from the rally world with white 19-inch rims, wearing Michelin CrossClimate2 tires that offer a better balance between on-road and off-road performance.

The underbody is protected by extra shielding over the front and rear motors, while the door cladding and wheel arches get a protective film to avoid paint chips. Prospective owners can also choose mud flaps as an accessory to complete the rally look and to reduce spray.

RallySport drive mode

Ford has developed a specific RallySport drive mode for the Mustang Mach-E Rally, allowing bigger slides, more linear throttle response, and more aggressive damping to make the most of the powertrain on loose surfaces. This should also provide some on-road fun during snowy or slippery weather.


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