Ford updates electric Mustang Mach-E with more torque, range and versions

American automaker Ford is upgrading its electric Mustang Mach-E crossover. All versions are equipped with a new rear e-motor, which produces more torque. The batteries don’t change, but the range is increased on all versions, and fast charging times are cut by almost 20%.

The high-performance Mach-E GT is now faster than both the Tesla Model Y and Porsche Macan 4, reaching 60 mph in 3.3 seconds. In the US, Ford is introducing the Mach-E Rally, tuned for both on and off-road.


Being a worldwide carmaker has its perks, however. That means that news travels sometimes faster than carmakers can announce it. Case in point: the 2024 upgrade of the Ford Mustang Mach-E. Currently, it has only been announced in North America, but there’s no doubt that enhancements will come our way to Europe, at least a few of them.

A new rear e-motor brings more torque to all variants of the electric Ford Mustang Mach-E. /Ford USA

More torque

Without giving many details, Ford announced that in 2024, all versions of the Mustang Mach-E will get a new electric motor on the rear axle. Power figures remain the same, but torque is on the way up. The entry-version (Standard Range RWD 265 hp) produces 525 Nm of torque, up by 95 Nm. AWD variants (Standard Range AWD 325 hp and Extended Range AWD 365 hp) now produce 677 Nm compared to 580 Nm previously.

This is good for efficiency and performance. However, the biggest difference is to be found in the GT version. Power remains the same at 480 hp. Torque is up from 860 to 950 Nm. This is enough to bring the 0-60 mph time down to 3.3 seconds, thus making it faster than the Tesla Model Y and Porsche Macan 4.

Faster charging

This increased torque does little miracles on efficiency and, therefore, range. Currently only announced in the USA, the range is quoted in the estimated North American EPA standard. The entry-version with the 72,6-kWh battery (net) is estimated to do 250 miles on a charge (402 km), while the Extended-Range version with the 91-kWh (net) battery does better at 320 miles (515 km). All variants get an increase in range of 10 to 20 miles.

Battery capacity remains the same, but DC charging powers are up. /Ford USA

Charging powers are also on the way up. However, Ford retains any specific details under a tight seal. All we’re allowed to know for now is that the small battery gets from 10 to 80 % of charge 5.7 minutes faster, while the larger battery does the same exercise 8.8 minutes faster than before.

Faster on the road… and on gravel!

The blue oval takes this upgrade as an opportunity to add a bit of pep to the Mustang Mach-E Rally. It still gets a set of specific wheels, spoilers, a grill with two lights, and a strip package. More importantly, it’s equipped with a dedicated suspension, making it an inch higher off the ground than the GT on which it’s based.

Therefore, it retains the 480 hp, twin e-motor setup with nearly 1,000 Nm of torque, but all in a package more suited for the rally stage. According to Ford, it’ll get from 0 to 60 in 3.4 seconds…on tarmac and gravel.


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