This electric first-gen Ford Mustang will be shown at Goodwood

Charge Cars’ version of the pony car costs P19.6-M
by Tom Harrison | Jun 26, 2019
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Much is occurring at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, which takes place in a couple of weeks’ time. One such thing is the debut of this—a fully-electric first-gen Ford Mustang.

British company Charge Cars, which is in no way associated with Ford, is planning on building 499, using properly licenced, brand-new bodyshells and EV components from Arrival (the firm behind these adorable vans).

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A 64kWh battery supposedly gives 322km of range, while the 400kW and 1,200Nm motor means 0-100kph takes under 4sec. The top speed is 241kph.

Prices start at £300,000 (around P19.6 million)—that’s more than a Lamborghini Aventador—and you can reserve one now for a refundable £5,000 (P327,000) deposit.

Charge claims its engineers have worked for the likes of Williams F1, McLaren, and Jaguar Land Rover, and that as well as Arrival, it works closely with Roborace and Michelin.

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And that’s about all we know. Hopefully, all will be revealed at Goodwood, where Charge’s Mustang will be shown alongside the likes of a more hardcore Ford GT, Ultima’s 1,200hp RS, and the cute little Honda e, among other things.

In the meantime, what other classics would you like to see transformed into full-on EVs?

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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