Ford Mustang Mach-E to drive across 20 US states to showcase capabilities
The all-electric Ford Mustang SUV has kicked off a drive called 'Ocean to Ocean Reimagined' where it will travel coast to coast across 20 US sates within a span of 50 days, covering nearly 10,460 kilometres. Ford says that the SUV will be travelling across the US to demonstrate its capability and technology.
Deliveries of the all-electric Mustang SUV to US customers began last December and the company says that the demand for the vehicle has only sky-rocketed. In fact, 70 per cent of customers who ordered the Mach-E are new to Ford. Thus, the company is planning to make the most of the opportunity by engaging potential customers in a thrilling experience.
The drive began from the Classic Car Club Manhattan in New York City. The stops of the journey will include Amelia Island off the Florida coast; Washington, D.C.; Charlotte, North Carolina; Atlanta and Las Vegas before concluding in Seattle. Through this coast-to-coast drive, Ford wants to showcase all that the electric Mustang Mach-E can do with product experiences along the way to demonstrate its style and features. The journey aims to amplify awareness around Mustang Mach-E and what it can do. "More than a century after the Model T brought mobility to the masses, Mustang Mach-E is injecting thrill and passion to fully electric vehicles," said Jason Castriota, Ford’s global brand director, Battery Electric Vehicles.
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The drive draws inspiration from the original Ocean to Ocean race commissioned by Henry Ford in 1909, when he entered two factory Model T cars in the first US-based transcontinental road race. Twenty-three days and 4,106 miles later, the Ford Model T No. 2 crossed the finish line at the Seattle World’s Fair. A re-creation of that winning Model T will lead the two Mustang Mach-E SUVs out of New York and escort them to the finish line in Seattle.