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  • Charge Cars’ Mustang ’67 reinterprets the classic muscle car by replacing the engine with a battery pack and four electric motors.
  • Thanks to the electric power plant with a capacity of 536 hp. and 1,121 lb-ft of torque, the ’67 Mustang boasts impressive performance, including a 0-60 mph time of just 3.9 seconds.
  • Charge Cars offers personalization options for the electric Mustang, allowing buyers to choose from a variety of exterior colors, wheel designs, brake caliper colors and interior materials.


The Ford Mustang is one of the few nameplates that excites the world of car enthusiasts. For decades, the Mustang was an American icon muscle car, symbolizing productivity and the unbridled spirit of the open road. However, the automotive landscape is rapidly evolving in the direction of electrification.

Fortunately, there is hope for classics like this 1967 Mustang from Charge Cars. This is a classic electric car ushers the iconic fastback coupe into the modern era, replacing the gasoline engine with a battery pack and four electric motors. Charge Cars completely reimagines this classic, challenging everyone to rethink the boundaries of automotive engineering and design. It helps to imagine what is possible when tradition meets technology on the open road.


A new electric era for Muscle Cars

For decades, oil cars have used powerful engines ranging from powerful V8s to turbocharged 4-cylinder engines. These engines produced impressive performance, giving most muscle cars impressive straight-line speeds and stunning quarter-mile times.

As the world moves towards electrification, some brands are thinking about creating all-electric muscle cars. While we’re yet to see it from an automaker, there are companies bringing iconic muscle cars back to life, but with an electric powertrain.

This 1967 Mustang from Charge Cars is an all-electric muscle car with an iconic design, but instead of an engine, it has a battery pack and four motors. While you might be tempted to call it a restomod, Mark Robert, the firm’s boss, says it’s “an all-new electric Mustang, completely reimagined.” Charge Cars is a London-based company with an experienced team of engineers and designers. Founded in 2016, Charge Cars has a world-class team of perfectionists, technicians and car enthusiasts who help redefine vehicles like this 1967 Mustang.

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Reimagining the electric Mustang

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Ford first introduced the Mustang in 1964 with an impressive fastback design and a 2+2 cab. Since its introduction, the Mustang has only had a rear-wheel drive system, with the exception of the all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E EV. Charge Cars reimagines the Mustang by removing the engine and installing a battery pack in the floor and four motors per wheel, giving the ’67 Mustang four independent wheel drive (4iWD).

Charge Cars also uses these components to strengthen the chassis, and the battery pack helps improve the weight distribution and handling of the ’67 Mustang. This Mustang also received a large selection of modern technologies, including braking system with ABS, traction control, electronic stability control and automatic vehicle holding.

Like most electric cars today, the 1967 Mustang also received advanced driver aids, introducing features such as traffic sign recognition, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, LED headlights, and automatic emergency braking from the classic Mustang. The ’67 Mustang gets Charge Cars everything, including keyless entry, soft-close doors, power door handles, two high-definition displays, and a high-end sound system consisting of eight speakers and a subwoofer.

Features of Mustang By Charge Cars ’67

  • Advanced driver aids
  • LED headlights
  • High-class audio system
  • Soft door
  • Two high definition displays

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The power and range of the electric Mustang

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For the 1967 model year, Ford offered five Mustang engine options: 120 hp 6-cylinder engine, 200 hp V8, 225 hp V8, 271 hp V8 and V8 with a capacity of 320 hp. The base variant offered the best economy, while the V8 offered more excitement, especially the top-of-the-line engine, which also introduced a special driveline, special suspension components and wider tires on the GT Mustang for more agility.

Charge Cars upgrades the ’67 Mustang by opting for an electric powertrain. This ’67 Mustang gets a floor-mounted 63 kWh battery that provides a good range of about 200 miles and helps improve weight distribution and handling.

Productivity

0-60 mph

3.9 seconds

Horsepower

536 hp

A turning point

1121 lb-ft

Model

Four-wheel drive, four-wheel drive

Like any electric vehicle, the battery pack helps lower the center of gravity, giving the Mustang better acceleration and cornering. This battery pack sends power to four electric motors, two on the front subframe and two on the rear subframe.

These engines produce an impressive 536 hp. and 1,121 lb-ft of torque. This setup gives the ’67 Mustang four independent wheels, helping it accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds. That’s better performance than the 1967 Mustang GT, which could handle the same sprint in 5.7 seconds. Charge Cars offers 50 kW DC fast charging capabilities. Helps charge a ’67 Mustang from 20 to 80% in less than an hour.

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Personalization and craftsmanship

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While Ford equipped the 1967 Mustang with a variety of optional extras, including air conditioning, an electric clock, an illuminated Mustang radiator emblem, and more, Charge Cars offers a well-thought-out personalization package. The ’67 Mustang is offered in eight colors: Jet Black, Bonneville White, Kyanite Blue, Canyon Gold, Cerulean Silver, Garnet Red, Liquid Silver and Heritage Green.

Charge Cars also offers five wheel designs, including black VT wheels, ten-spoke satin black XS wheels, anthracite or silver SD wheels, anthracite or black VS wheels with aero discs, and five-spoke black VS wheels. Customers can also customize the color of the brake calipers depending on the wheel selection. These colors include black, champagne and copper.

Personalization and customization options

  • Eight bright body colors
  • Five-wheel constructions
  • Colored brake calipers
  • Several combinations of interior colors and materials

The interior also features a variety of color and material combinations, including aniline leather, Alcantara, and anodized aluminum. When customizing a ’67 Mustang from Charge Cars, buyers can choose from several color combinations that perfectly match their style. Charge Cars also offers unique stitching options that help make the Mustang more unique.

When it comes to personalization, Charge Cars doesn’t just follow a one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, they offer a unique proposition that allows buyers to express their individuality on the canvas of the iconic 1967 Mustang. Charge Cars also prides itself on building each electric Mustang by hand in its London workshop. Their artisanal approach ensures that each Mustang is carefully assembled with attention to detail, guaranteeing the highest quality.

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Exclusivity and prices

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Charge Cars’ electric Mustang isn’t just a groundbreaking reimagining of an iconic American classic; it is also an exclusive and attention-grabbing collector’s item. Charge Cars will produce just 499 units of this electric Mustang, helping to add an aura of exclusivity and turning each iteration into a rare gem in the automotive world.

As for price, Charge Cars’ ’67 Mustang has a starting price of £350,000, which is just under $450,000 at current exchange rates. Please note that this price does not include accessories or options. Buyers can further customize the ’67 Mustang, adding to the total value.

Pricing and Availability

  • Starting price: 450,000 USD
  • Available units: 499 units

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