The Mustang Lithium : Ford's Electric Concept Car Boasts 900+ Horsepower

This week at the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Ford debuted an all-electric Ford Mustang. The one-off show car is said to be very fast with over 900 horsepower and 1,000 pound-feet of torque supplied by an 800-volt Webasto battery system. The technology fueling the Ford Mustang Lithium concept can use a full megawatt of electrical energy, which is significantly more force than any standard-issue electric cars currently on the market.


Ford Mustang Lithium concept

 

While the Mustang Lithium looks a lot like the standard Mustang that may be sitting in your garage, there are a few distinct differences since this particular pony isn’t going to guzzling any gas. There’s a TurboDX portable charging cable created by Webasto, who also developed the hood with see-through slots, and splitters and a rear diffusor created by Sankuer Composite Technologies. As for the car’s interior, it’s almost identical to a production Mustang except for the 10.4-inch vertically oriented touchscreen in the center stack.


Ford Mustang Lithium concept

 

Despite all the digital-age innovations, there are still plenty of nods to the old guard in the Mustang Lithium. You’ll continue to find a six-speed manual transmission in this enormous tease of a prototype. There are also Ford Performance half shafts and a Super 8.8 Torsen Differential that came standard in the 2015-2019 Mustang GT Performance Pack, designed to put the power of that whopping 1,000 pound-feet of torque to the road more effectively. And if you’re still thinking about that 900+ horsepower, you’ll be intrigued by the Mustang Lithium’s four driving modes: Valet, Sport, Track, and Beast. Imagine the exhilaration of flipping your next Mustang into Beast mode.

 

With Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires and the Ford Performance’s Track Handling package, Ford clearly went all in on its new electric performance car. The Mustang Lithium is still considered a one-off, which means it won’t be hitting the market anytime soon, if ever.

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