Moving forward with its plans for an electric future, Ford abandons stalwart models like the Fiesta and Focus. “Medium” crossover It will be released in Europe next year.
No official details have yet been released on what the German-made model will be called, but it is clear that the machine will be built on Volkswagen’s MEB platform, which underpins VW’s ID.4 EV.
Posted on Twitter by Ford of Europe’s marketing chief Peter Zillig, the shadowy shape has a more upright front end, slab sides and a lower roofline than the Volkswagen. The range on a single charge is expected to be just over 300 miles.
In an announcement Thursday, Zillig said Ford will push a new “adventurous” marketing mantra overseas to support a fleet of up to seven new electric vehicles planned for production by 2024. I was.
The medium model sits above Ford’s planned electric version of the Puma and below another new SUV called the ‘Sport Crossover’ and will be based on VW’s ID.5. Ford executives say it will follow the smaller version in 2024.