As promised by 2018-2019 Ford at the beginning of this year, a new, all-electric Focus Electric model year began producing plant in Michigan, with a planned start of sales of a limited edition in a few states in the US next year.
Company representatives did not fully disclose the technical features of an electric vehicle, but it is known that the electric Focus will be equipped with advanced lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery system with an advanced active liquid cooling and heating. Depending on the ambient temperature, the system will either be cooled battery, absorbing its heat, or heat, gradually bringing the temperature of the power plant to a level that allows to effectively give and take charge.
Focus Electric with 92-kilowatt power unit and a single-speed gearbox provides instantaneous response to the accelerator and smooth acceleration to a maximum of 136 kilometers per hour. At the same time the power reserve after full charge is 160 kilometers. According to the management of the 2018-2019 Ford Motor Co is a full charge takes three to four hours, which is almost twice as fast as received numerous awards competitor – the Nissan the Leaf .
The electric equipment includes My2018-2019 Ford Mobile smartphone that will allow remote monitoring of the battery charging process and control other functions of the model, which is not small. Remote will not only set the charging schedule, but also, for example, to control door locks, window lift, include heating the cabin.
Focus Electric is equipped with a push-button control, two touch 4.2-inch color screens on which using the My2018-2019 Ford Touch system can display a variety of information, voice navigation system, Bluetooth telephony, electronic traction control, Sony audio system with nine speakers, and many other options.
Externally, the model does not differ from the popular five-door hatchback 2018-2019 Ford Focus 3 , but unlike his brother with the internal combustion engine has a different front bumper, slightly different grille, will improve the aerodynamics and the front wing of the present flap for charging the battery and there is no exhaust pipes.
2018-2019 Ford has already started production of the new 2018-2019 Ford Focus Electric factory in Michigan and in the sale of a limited edition model will be available next year, at a price of $ 39 000 200 for the North American auto market.