Who's interested in the new Mustang SUV?

herm0016

Diamond Member
Feb 26, 2005
8,167
843
126
maybe they will call all of their EV lineup mustang. that would be sad.
 

dawp

Lifer
Jul 2, 2005
11,073
2,330
136
at least it looks like it isn't a 4 door, anything with the mustang brand should be a coupe
 

Viper GTS

Lifer
Oct 13, 1999
38,079
390
136
I don't care for the use of the Mustang name, but that won't stop me from buying one if the performance value is compelling.

My household is done buying gas cars for daily driver duty. We'll probably be fully EV within a year or so, she's waiting on the Y and I'm watching Rivian/Mach-E/Tesla truck.

Viper GTS
 

herm0016

Diamond Member
Feb 26, 2005
8,167
843
126
electric for our second car for sure, its a Volt now, but i doubt i will want an electric truck in the near future. i use my trailer too often and range will surely be an issue while hauling something like my 4k lb tractor.
 

Commodus

Diamond Member
Oct 9, 2004
8,900
6,237
136
I'm certainly curious to see it, especially since it's supposed to have a 370-mile range. With that said, if I had my (vaguely realistic) pick of EVs it'd be the Model Y. Even with Tesla's quirks, it strikes me as a good balance between practical reality and that "I'm driving the future" vibe.
 

Herr Kutz

Platinum Member
Jun 14, 2009
2,545
241
106
I'm certainly curious to see it, especially since it's supposed to have a 370-mile range. With that said, if I had my (vaguely realistic) pick of EVs it'd be the Model Y. Even with Tesla's quirks, it strikes me as a good balance between practical reality and that "I'm driving the future" vibe.
230-300 miles range, depending on trim. Starts at $43,895.

 

Commodus

Diamond Member
Oct 9, 2004
8,900
6,237
136
230-300 miles range, depending on trim. Starts at $43,895.

Yeah, when I saw the leaked material I was a bit bummed. The vehicle does look aces, though, it's like a little bit of Tesla rubbed off on Ford.
 

ponyo

Lifer
Feb 14, 2002
19,687
2,794
126
Zune vs iPod. I’m curious how close Zune, I mean Mach-E will be to the targeted spec. So far, production i-Pace, E-Tron, and Taycan have all missed the promised target battery ranges by good bit.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Thump553

ondma

Platinum Member
Mar 18, 2018
2,444
1,049
136
Damn that grill is ugly. Otherwise it looks nice. Seems more like a hatchback than an SUV though. Getting older now, and just bought a new car, but if I buy another new vehicle, I will definitely consider a hybrid or all electric. Range is still a problem though, especially since I live in Minnesota and range is reduced by a lot in cold weather. All electric would be great as a second car, but I cant afford that kind of price for a second car.

Also, not sure I like the huge tablet touchscreens. Seems like it would be very distracting at night. I have a 6.5 inch screen in my newest car, and even that is distracting at night.
 

ponyo

Lifer
Feb 14, 2002
19,687
2,794
126
I'm not interested in Mustang SUV, but I'm happy Ford is releasing this. The more competition, the better. It's only going to further legitimize the EV revolution and prove Tesla is far ahead of the competition. These auto companies are going to market and sell Tesla cars for them. Tesla can't do it alone.
 

herm0016

Diamond Member
Feb 26, 2005
8,167
843
126
i feel like this is a design exercise that someone said, release it now! we will figure out how to build it later.

such a copy of tesla. but hey, if you cant beat them, join them.
 

rstrohkirch

Platinum Member
May 31, 2005
2,260
292
126
Why do people feel like it's copying a Tesla? Is it the exterior? Put a grill on it and it looks like multiple other CUV on the market already. Range on the top tier GT model is only quoted at 230mi vs 280mi on the Model Y. Not terrible I suppose. Personally, it would be too small for me and I don't want a 2 door vehicle.
 

herm0016

Diamond Member
Feb 26, 2005
8,167
843
126
Why do people feel like it's copying a Tesla? Is it the exterior? Put a grill on it and it looks like multiple other CUV on the market already. Range on the top tier GT model is only quoted at 230mi vs 280mi on the Model Y. Not terrible I suppose. Personally, it would be too small for me and I don't want a 2 door vehicle.
DID YOU SEE THE DASH?
 

Viper GTS

Lifer
Oct 13, 1999
38,079
390
136
Why do people feel like it's copying a Tesla? Is it the exterior? Put a grill on it and it looks like multiple other CUV on the market already. Range on the top tier GT model is only quoted at 230mi vs 280mi on the Model Y. Not terrible I suppose. Personally, it would be too small for me and I don't want a 2 door vehicle.
I'm not convinced it's actually a two door.

My evidence:

1573836975989.png

IMO that's a door line and a rear seat head rest.

Additionally it lines up too well with the Model Y size/range/price points to be accidental, dropping two doors seems counter-productive to mass market appeal in this segment.

I could be wrong, but I hope I'm not. Much like you I don't want a two door.

Viper GTS
 

snoopy7548

Diamond Member
Jan 1, 2005
7,432
4,293
136
God that center display is fuuuuugly. Is it really so difficult to recess these things into the dash; they need to stick out like somebody duct-taped an iPad to the dash?
 

crashtech

Lifer
Jan 4, 2013
10,085
1,792
136
It's funny/sad how they think they need to whore out the Mustang name to sell this car.
 

Thump553

Lifer
Jun 2, 2000
12,218
1,706
126
As a Mustang owner, I think using that brand name on friggin electric station wagon to be lame as hell. Way to kill the brand, Ford.
I didn't think manufacturers could sink any lower than slapping the Porsche name on one of those family barges. I stand corrected.
 

Muadib

Lifer
May 30, 2000
17,327
591
126
I didn't think manufacturers could sink any lower than slapping the Porsche name on one of those family barges. I stand corrected.
Clearly you've never driven one. I had a coworker who had a turbo Cayanne, and trust me it's worthy of the Porsche name. I was thinking
hard on getting the Macan, but the wife shot me down.
 

ultimatebob

Lifer
Jul 1, 2001
25,135
2,431
126
The funny thing is that if they would have called this called this vehicle something more fitting like the "Ford Edge ST Electric", I probably would have liked it.

Calling this boring family hauler a Mustang makes about as much sense as making a Ferrari minivan.

#notamustang
 
Last edited:

ASK THE COMMUNITY