Ford has a new electric car on the way — and it’ll borrow more than a few things from the Volkswagen ID.4 all-electric crossover.
The still-unnamed crossover will arrive in 2023, and is being produced under a manufacturing deal with VW. It’s all part of Ford’s plan to electrify its entire European car portfolio by 2030 — although the bad news is that it won’t be coming to the U.S. anytime soon.
The crossover will be the first Ford to be built on VW’s MEB EV platform, and will share a significant portion of its design with the ID.4 as a result. This also means Ford will be able to follow Volkswagen’s example and offer several different models of the new crossover; rear and all-wheel drive variants have already been confirmed.
We’d also expect that it will therefore offer a similar level of power and range to the ID.4 — namely, a base model with between 146bhp and 201 bhp,…