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The Mach E is pretty cool looking on the road to me. Especially in white.


One thing to keep in mind is that electric motors are more efficient at low speeds than high speeds. Stop and go is what really kills them, I’d be curious what the “rock crawling” range of an electric bronco could be.




I personally think electric Bronco is quite a few years out. I’d bet we see a plug in hybrid by 2024 with a full EV for the mid cycle refresh in ‘27 or ‘28.
That is a good timeline. No need to add anything before 2024 at this point, and that will give Ford more time to improve battery pack options.

The limiting factor for me with EV is still the range, I like to road trip vs. fly on the east coast and 250 miles is not interesting to me.





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Really excited for this, there's no V8 or 4xE Wrangler Bronco competitor yet but I would think both are going to be released in next couple years with full EV to follow. The Mach E is pretty great for what it is. Relatively affordable, spacious, decent range and AWD EV. After seeing a few in person the styling is MUCH better than pictures. Although the handlebar mustache is...eh. Also hopefully we can get a unified charging network together rather than a dozen companies clamoring for their stake while confusing consumers.
One thing to keep in mind is that electric motors are more efficient at low speeds than high speeds. Stop and go is what really kills them, I’d be curious what the “rock crawling” range of an electric bronco could be.
Range shouldnt be bad especially with regenerative braking no? A lot of the time EVs are killed by also going at high speeds but just meandering at low speeds and being on the brakes consistently would help replenish batteries.
 

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I'll happily sell my '21 Bronco for a '25 EV Bronco - I've often said the Bronco would be my last combustion engine vehicle...it might as well be my first EV too! :)
this is what I said also, I might follow that same path. Make it, we will come.
 

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I was just saying to my fiancé the other night that I wish the Bronco had an EV model. That might be an unpopular opinion, however I think it’d be a great idea.

I am very intrigued by the Ford Lightning and some of its capabilities. I don’t tow anything, and a full-sized truck is not something I really need. I do think an EV Bronco would be cool, but it would need long range for off-road adventures and a way to recharge as well. Realizing solar panels is unlikely to have the ability to charge it significantly, I’m not sure what the solution is outside of an extremely large mileage capacity. A hybrid might be a better option. I would imagine we’ll see an EV Bronco Sport before the full-size though.
I really wish there was a plug-in like the Jeep 4xE
 

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if the MASSIVE F150 with tons of empty space to stuff batteries gets 230 miles i honestly dont want this product which will suck ass

give us a V8 please
Ford and many others take a more conservative battery approach to encourage the longevity of batteries vs squeezing the life out of them like Tesla. This and the F-150 will likely go much further than the stated range. Like it or not, EVs are the way of the future as V8s will be more and more phased out.
 

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I really wish there was a plug-in like the Jeep 4xE
This is what I’d want eventually and wouldn’t be shocked if we got a Warthog with bigger tt V6 and hybrid powertrain. Probably in the works to be released in 2 years or so. PHEVs are an excellent way to get people into electric cars without having to go full EV.
 

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I'll happily sell my '21 Bronco for a '25 EV Bronco - I've often said the Bronco would be my last combustion engine vehicle...it might as well be my first EV too! :)
I keep using the "last combustion engine vehicle" excuse to justify buying something with such awful gas mileage. Last hurrah! I'm intrigued by Rivian's trucks, too. But not ready yet.
 

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Really excited for this, there's no V8 or 4xE Wrangler Bronco competitor yet but I would think both are going to be released in next couple years with full EV to follow. The Mach E is pretty great for what it is. Relatively affordable, spacious, decent range and AWD EV. After seeing a few in person the styling is MUCH better than pictures. Although the handlebar mustache is...eh. Also hopefully we can get a unified charging network together rather than a dozen companies clamoring for their stake while confusing consumers.

Range shouldnt be bad especially with regenerative braking no? A lot of the time EVs are killed by also going at high speeds but just meandering at low speeds and being on the brakes consistently would help replenish batteries.
Magneto will help push the market demand for this type of setup[4xE]
35's standard.
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. as you stated when available, which may not be too far out if there are no hangups[chips].
 

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In the OP’s post, it outlines the Explorer is likely on that list (and makes sense).

I’m still not sure how I feel about the looks of the Mach E. Part of me likes it, part of me doesn’t… can’t put my finger on it until I see them on the roads.
I cant get past the fact that this new "suv/coupe/sedan" thing is called the MUSTANG mach-e. Same goes for F-150 Lightning, which will always be a step-side supercharged F-150 in my opinion.

I get it they want to capitalize on brand awareness but its a slap in the face. Especially when its not even the same platform as the car its named after.
 

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