Ford 2020 Chicago Auto Show News

February 24th, 2020 by

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For Chicagoland, February doesn’t just mean wacky weather, it means it’s time for the annual Chicago Auto Show. America’s brand was in attendance and highlighted a range of their top production models, as well as the iconic Chicago Bears F-150. As much fun as those are, they weren’t the jaw-dropping, show-stopping star that the 2021 Mustang Mach-E proved to be. Read on to learn about the first reiteration of the Mustang in 55 years, and be sure to keep up with River View Ford throughout the rest of the year for more upcoming model releases!

The Specs and Release Date of the Debut 2021 Mustang Mach-E

Fit to seat five and only available as a four-door model, the Mustang Mach-E is all-electric, all-new, and ready for its debut. Presented to the public for the first time, the Mustang Mach-E was revealed to be every bit as athletic as you would expect, while bragging all-electric appointments for an EPA-estimated 300 mile range with the available extended range battery and rear wheel drive.

2021 Mustang Mach-E tire at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show 2021 Mustang Mach-E front interior at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show

Drivers who want a little extra oomph can opt for the Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition, which will achieve:

  • 459 HP
  • 612 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-60 in the mid-3 second range

Ford announced that the 2021 Mustang Mach-E is set to be available in Fall 2020, and interested shoppers can reserve and design their SUV now! You will be able to confirm your order as early as Summer 2020, so contact River View Ford to pre-order. In the meantime, we’ve put together a comprehensive overview on the Mach-E specs and lineup details!

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Ford is Ahead of the Curve With FordPass

With the growing popularity of electric vehicles, the public has wondered if there are enough charging stations to accommodate charging needs. Rest assured, Ford has you covered. With their FordPass™ Charging Network, they offer 12,000 public charging stations and 35,000 plugs in North America. What’s more, drivers who purchase a Mustang Mach-E will have the advantage of 2 years of complimentary access to the network. Plus, their network includes Electrify America DC fast chargers, which have the ability to add an estimated 47 miles of range in just 10 minutes.

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Other Auto Show Stunners

In typical fashion, Ford brought a range of fresh production models for Chicagoland auto enthusiasts to explore, including:

  • EcoSport
  • Edge
  • Escape
  • Expedition
  • Explorer
  • F-150
  • Fusion
  • GT
  • Mustang
  • Mustang Shelby GT500
  • Ranger
  • Super Duty
  • Transit
  • Transit Connect

An auto show hardly gets more exciting than a debut model, but the Mustang Mach-E wasn’t the only car to drop jaws. Ford also brought out the sizzling hot 2020 GT, which flaunted a Liquid Carbon exterior, and boasted a cap of up to 660 hp–all the style and finesse you want and expect from a supercar!

Of course, Ford brought a few usual CAS suspects, like the Built Ford Tough Chicago Bears F-150, and the much beloved (or reviled?) Hank the Robot (their interactive robot that answers questions from the audience!).

Stay in the Know with River View Ford

From the thrilling GT to the debut Mustang Mach-E, there were plenty of exciting Ford highlights from this year’s Chicago Auto Show! If you want to stay in the know with all things Ford, the experts at River View Ford have you covered. If you have any questions about Ford news or pre-order models, be sure to contact us! In the meantime, view our new vehicles for sale right now at River View Ford.

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