The Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover set a record for the range of one kilowatt-hour and was in the Guinness Book of Records.
Leaving a village called John O’Groats in the north of Scotland with a fully charged Ford Mustang Mach-E battery, a team of three, including BBC correspondent Paul Clifton, covered 1,352 km to Cape Lands End , the westernmost point of the English part of Great Britain, with one kilowatt-hour of electricity per 10.5 km.
The purpose of this trip in the Ford Mustang Mach-E was not so much to set a formal Guinness record as to demonstrate that the range of electric vehicles is already comparable to cars equipped with fuel motors.
“This record demonstrates that electric vehicles are now suitable for everyone. Not only for short commutes around town or work, but also for long trips across the country, ”commented Ford team members, BBC correspondent Paul Clifton and his teammates Fergal McGrath and Kevin Booker.
It is noted that the Mustang Mach-E Extended Range RWD electric car, which is equipped with a 294 hp electric motor, took part in this race. and an 88 kilowatt-hour battery. The passport mileage on a full charge for such a model is 610 km, but the testers have proven that in real conditions you can get more than 800 km. Moreover, on the 1,352 km route, they had to recharge the battery only two times, spending 45 minutes on it. According to Ford itself, ten minutes on the 150-kilowatt terminal will give the Mustang Mach-E an additional 117 kilometers.