Blue Oval management decided to use their most famous nameplate for the first-eve electric vehicle, in order to ensure a better starting position on the market and mark better initial sales. After some time in production, it turns out that this crossover has many other things to offer than the famous nameplate. This particularly refers to the range-topping version, the Mach-E GT, which offers pretty impressive performance. That’s why we expect that the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT, which will represent the second production year, will come without more important changes.
So, you may count on a familiar crossover shape, which doesn’t stand out from the rest of the lineup visually but comes with a much more capable drivetrain compared to base models. Furthermore, we like its spacious and well-designed interior, while the list of standard and available equipment is pretty long too. What we don’t like is the range, which could be better.
Considering that there are no significant changes to come, we expect that the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT will hit the market sometime late in the year.
2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Design
The second production year shouldn’t bring any particular change. We expect the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT to continue in the same way, which isn’t a bad thing at all. This crossover has a lot of great things to offer, starting from a Mustang-inspired look. Although it features a completely different layout and comes as a crossover instead of a sports coupe, the Mach-E features a lot of styling elements that closely resemble the legendary pony car.
On the other hand, the mechanics are significantly different, considering that this model was built on a completely new platform. The suspension setup is okay, though the car is actually quite heavy, which has a negative impact on handling and overall performance. Still, that’s the thing that troubles pretty much every crossover, especially those with an all-electric setup, which are notably heavier.
While the exterior design comes with loads of design solutions that resemble the “real” Mustang and brings a lot of retro vibes, the inside is a completely different story. This cabin looks very futuristic and it is highlighted by lots of tech features. This particularly refers to the massive infotainment screen, which is practically the only prominent detail on the dashboard. The rest of the dash is clean and minimalistic, and such a combination provides very futuristic appeal.
The cabin is also quite spacious and practical. Both rows of seats are spacious and accommodate adults with ease. Also, the cargo area offers some quite decent numbers. You may count on about 29.7 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and 59.7 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down.
This aspect may bring few novelties but most of the things should remain the same. As we are talking about one of the most expensive versions in the lineup, the list of standard equipment is pretty long. This means that you may count on goodies like a 15.5-inch touch screen, navigation, a six-speaker stereo, satellite radio, wireless device charging, Bluetooth, two USB ports, a Wi-Fi hot spot, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay etc. Additionally, you can get a premium 15-speaker audio system, a panoramic sunroof etc.
When it comes to safety features like a rearview camera, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition, blind-spot monitoring, lane keep assist, lane centering assist, intersection assist, evasive steering assist, rear cross traffic alert, front and rear parking sensors, reverse brake assist. You can also opt for upgrades like a surround-view parking camera system and parallel and perpendicular park assist.
2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance
We have finally come to the most interesting aspect of the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT. Compared to standard, which is good for 266 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque, models with the GT badge feature a max output that goes up to 480 horsepower and 634 pound-feet of torque. That ensures notably better performance – you may count on 0-60 time in just 3.5 seconds.
Unlike the base model, this version isn’t available with the standard 68-kWh battery. You can only get a bigger 88-kWh battery, which ensures a max range of around 250 miles. Models like Tesla Model Y or Jaguar I-Pace offer a better range.
2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Release Date and Price
We expect that the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT will hit the market sometime in the last quarter of the year, with a starting price of around 60.000 dollars. The upcoming Cadillac Lyriq might be one of the key competitors.