Ford brings the Capri back to life with an all-electric redesign

  • Ford reintroduces the iconic Capri as an all-electric model under its Model e strategy in Europe.
  • The redesign combines modern aesthetics with classic Capri elements, offering a spacious, tech-rich interior and advanced safety features.
  • It features two powertrain options: A high-performance variant capable of 0-100 km/h in 5.3 seconds and a longer-range version.

Ford launches the all-electric Capri; a modern re-imagining of its iconic coupe SUV 

The Capri is back! The classic coupe has been given the EV treatment, bringing the badge back to life with a long-range, high-tech finish. Who better to re-introduce us to this iconic performance machine than Eric Cantona himself?

Ade Thomas, Founder of Green.TV Media and the EV SUMMIT, reports directly from the launch event with these images:

This EV offers a new look, and a minimalist cabin featuring soft-touch materials and sculpted one-piece front seats. The new Capri seems to sit somewhere between the styling of the classic, and the design of the Polestar 2.

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The new Capri returns to its roots by focusing on comfort. It features standard amenities such as heated front seats and steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, and massage and memory functions in the driver’s seat. 

The centrepiece of its interior tech is the 14.6-inch SYNC Move screen, which adjusts for optimal viewing. Advanced safety features include 12 ultrasonic sensors, five cameras, and three radars. These support functions like Assisted Lane Change and Clear Exit Warning to aid drivers on the road.

The redesign gives the Capri an impressive 572 litres of boot space, a foldable boot floor, and a 17-litre MegaConsole under the front armrest. 

Ford positions the all-electric Capri as part of its Model e strategy in Europe. It’s on a mission to expand its electric line-up and reinvigorate the classic Ford name badges.

The Capri offers two powertrain choices tailored to different driving needs. 

Performance-wise, the extended-range RWD version is capable of over 620 kilometres on a single charge. Fast charging via a 185 kW DC charger enables a quick 10-80% charge in about 26 minutes. For the speed fanatics amongst you, the 592-kilometre variant is capable of 0-100 km/h in 5.3 seconds.

Battery specifications include a robust lithium-ion NMC battery with a capacity of 77-79 kWh, capable of rapid charging within minutes. Performance figures include 286 PS and 545 Nm of torque for the RWD variant. However, the AWD version delivers 340 PS and the same torque for enhanced traction and control.

Ford’s all-electric Capri brings new life to an iconic badge. It’s only Ford’s third all-electric passenger car, and it brings a new offering to the lineup. The coupe extends the range beyond the Mach-E SUV, and the Explorer four-by-four. Given the success of Ford’s electric range before it, and the automotive legacy this EV draws upon, the electric Capri is bound to turn some heads. 

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