Thursday June 23, the Goodwood Festival of Speed opens its doors for the 2022 edition. Always with its batch of vehicles, each more extravagant than the other. Like this Ford Pro Electric Supervan, a 2000 hp Ford Transit!
Every year, the car enthusiasts and of motor sports make the move. focus on england and the domain of Duke of Richmond. This is where the Festival of Speed de Goodwood. Or Goodwood or FOS in these shortened denominations.
Every year, builders and some preparers take advantage of this open-air fair to present, sometimes in world premiere, novelties and concept cars. This is for example the case of BMW which presents its brand new and unreleased BMW M3 Touring since yesterday to visitors to the FOS. But beyond the new bavarian shooting breakthis is another model that caught our attention.
The model in question may, at first glance, make you smile. A Ford Transit Connect. And utility well known to us and by professionals. But as we are in Goodowood, needless to say, this Ford Transit is not quite like the others.
For good reason, the department Ford Performance just introduced us the latest addition to the SuperVan family. As a reminder, the SuperVan family can be summed up in Ford Transit bodybuilders, on steroidsinitiated in the years 1990. In 2022, the Ford SuperVan family is getting up to date and sees the abandonment of internal combustion engines for a electric version. This radical model was developed in secret by Ford Performance with the electrified rally and racing specialists STARD in Austria. the exterior designof the SuperVan was designed by the team Ford Design in Colognein Germany.
If the noise and vibrations disappear, the new-generation Ford Supervan makes up for it on its technical sheet.
Behind its somewhat lengthy name, Ford Pro Electric SuperVan, actually hides an artillery worthy of the most radical hypercars on the market. The Ford Pro Electric SuperVan has a mind-blowing 2000 hp ! Power made possible by four electric motorsa 50 kWh liquid-cooled battery and a bespoke control system. Ford announces Electric SuperVan is capable to cut down the 0 to 100 in less than two seconds.
In the Ford SuperVan family history, this Ford Pro Electric SuperVan is quite simply the most fast.
Question autonomy, we will avoid talking about things that annoy. But this electric and bodybuilt Transit is not made to ensure deliveries like its zero-emission homologated counterpart for the road. However, the American manufacturer promises that its Electric SuperVan is able to recharge in 45 minutes thanks to its fast charger.
Otherwise, Mark RushbrookGlobal Director of Ford Performance Motorsportsestimate that ” performance isn’t just about power, the Electric SuperVan’s processing power means engineers can use real-time vehicle data to optimize its performance, just like on a top-level race car . »
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