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AUTO NEWS – Basic Ford F-100 Eluminator pick-up idea powered by new electrical crate motor

Basic Ford F-100 Eluminator pick-up idea powered by new electrical crate motor


That is the brand new Ford F-100 Eluminator idea. It’s a pure-electric model of the 1978 F-100 pick-up truck, which is powered by the corporate’s new EV crate motor. This drop-in electrical powertrain is designed to convey new life to basic Fords, permitting them to take part within the electrical age.

Ford’s EV crate motor is out there to order in america now. It prices $3,900 (round £2,800) and options the identical 277bhp electrical motors discovered within the Mustang Mach-E GT. Reasonably unusually although, Ford doesn’t but promote a battery pack to energy the motor – though the corporate says it’s wanting into it.

The F-100 Eluminator idea has two of those motors (one for every axle), which provides it a reasonably spectacular output of 473bhp and 872Nm of torque. To place that into perspective, that’s greater than 3 times the output of the pick-up’s unique 4.9-litre V8 engine.

The conversion was designed by Ford’s Efficiency division and pieced collectively by the electrical car specialist, MLe Racecars. The pick-up is constructed round a customized chassis and fitted with a number of suspension tweaks to deal with the electrical powertrain’s further grunt.

As it is a present automotive, Ford additionally fitted the inside with a billet aluminium dashboard and customized seats which have been trimmed with avocado-tanned leather-based (for some further eco-points). There’s additionally a bespoke set of 19-inch alloy wheels wrapped in grippy Michelin tyres.

Eric Cin, Ford’s world director for Car Personalization, Equipment and Licensing, mentioned: “Ford homeowners have personalised, custom-made and enhanced their automobiles for the reason that starting – from altering seems to bringing the ability. 

“Our F-100 Eluminator idea is a preview of how we’re supporting clients as they go all-electric and embrace zero-tailpipe emissions efficiency, even for our heritage automobiles.”

The F-100 Eluminator idea isn’t the one pure-electric creation from Ford’s efficiency skunkworks. The final time we heard from that group of engineers, they’d constructed a 1,400bhp model of the Mustang Mach-E, particularly designed for drifting.

Now click on right here to learn our in-depth assessment of the Ford Mustang Mach-E…

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AUTO NEWS – Basic Ford F-100 Eluminator pick-up idea powered by new electrical crate motor
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