All current large-format electric transporters are predestined for short trips, due to the large frontal areas and a significantly poorer Cd value compared to cars, they are at a disadvantage. In the long term, however, there are economic arguments in favor of this, because the maintenance costs are significantly lower than the comparable models with combustion engines. A look at the interesting experiences with the BEV transit.
The new electric generation of the Mustang as the Mach E has now also targeted drivers with sporting ambitions and is emerging as a competitor in the highly competitive market of sports coupes with all-wheel drive. We tested it extensively on over 3.000 kilometers of long distances.
There is probably no more elaborately filmed car chase in the film business than that between a 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback and a Dodge Charter R/T than that from the classic film "Bullitt" starring Steve Mcqueen. Anyone who drives a Mustang knows the ten-minute sequence without dialogue. The legend of the rugged Ford Mustang muscle car with the almost inexhaustible power of a V8 engine was born. A good four decades later, the designers at Ford faced a similar challenge, but under completely different conditions.
r 2021. After the start-up difficulties of the PHEV variant in the previous year, there was also high demand in Germany. The ongoing SUV trend, the tax advantages and the environmental bonus have had a positive impact on demand behavior. In the test it surprises with some special abilities.
Ford combines the classically elegant Mondeo notchback coupé with a full hybrid drive - technically a symbiosis of engines with a maximum system output of 140 kW (187 hp) and a continuously variable CVT automatic transmission, coupled with the tried and tested smooth roadholding and comfortable equipment. The sister model Fusion has been available in the USA since the first generation since April 2009 and Ford is an important supplier of hybrid cars in the home market. Technical details The Mondeo Hybrid is powered by a 2.0 L naturally aspirated engine with 140 ... Continue readingFord Mondeo Hybrid