Ford's Mustang Mach-E has arrived, and it's already selling above expectations, eating into Tesla's market share at a rapid pace. As of yet, however, the top-dog electric Mustang crossover—the GT model—has yet to be available for order.
Following thousands of reservations for the vehicle, a user on MachEForum.com finally received some good news in the form of a letter from Ford to dealers. In the letter, details of "Job 2" for Mach-E production is detailed, as well as the start date to turn initial reservations into full-fledged orders—April 28. This information was supposedly confirmed in an email to reservation holders as well.
To be clear, this means that reservation holders, as well as regular people, will be able to complete a full order for a vehicle starting in the middle of next week. According to the letter, reservation holders get priority though—they will get their vehicles first, as 2021 models. Those without a reservation will likely receive their Mach-Es later as 2022 models, with the automaker allegedly stating, "The best way for customers to get their vehicle as soon as possible is to follow the intended reservation-to-order process."
We reached out to Ford to make sure everything here is accurate, but it seems like—chip-supply gods willing—the highest-performance Mach-E yet will be hitting the streets sooner than later.
For those who are unfamiliar, the Mach-E GT is the highest-performance version of the electric pony, packing the 88kWh long-range battery, standard AWD, and, most importantly, 480 horsepower. Ford claims that zero to 60 times will be under four seconds, with the standard GT hitting that mark in as little as 3.8 seconds. An even more tuned-up version, the GT Performance Edition, will reportedly get there quicker than that, in just 3.5 seconds. The GT will also have 600 pound-feet of torque while the Performance Edition bumps it up to 634 pound-feet, so if you live in an especially hilly area, you'll be able to get around just fine, rest assured.
So, if you want the quickest Mach-E yet, you only have to wait until Wednesday of next week to begin the process. Assuming all goes well, it will likely end up in your driveway just in time for some post-vaccination summer cruising.
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