Ford Turned a Classic F-100 Into Its Latest Electrical Truck for SEMA


Ford has been busy electrifying its new mannequin fleet however at SEMA they’re showcasing one thing a bit totally different, an all-electric classic mannequin. The Ford F-100 Eluminator idea truck encompasses a zero tailpipe emissions because of its Ford Efficiency Components Eluminator electrical crate motor, a recent addition to {the catalogue} that’s now accessible for buy on-line.

The Eluminator is the primary e-crate motor from Ford Efficiency Components and relies on the Mustang Mach-E GT’s traction motor.

The F-100 Eluminator idea relies on a heritage 1978 F-100 pickup and options all-wheel drive by way of twin electrical motors pulled from a 2021 Mustang Mach-E GT Efficiency Version. The motors drive the entrance and rear wheels, giving the motive force entry to 480 horsepower and 634 pound-feet of torque.

“Ford homeowners have customized, custom-made and enhanced their automobiles because the starting – from altering seems to be to bringing the facility,” mentioned Eric Cin, world director, car personalization, equipment and licensing.

“Our F-100 Eluminator idea is a preview of how we’re supporting prospects as they go all-electric and embrace zero-tailpipe emissions efficiency, even for our heritage automobiles.”

The all-electric F-100 Eluminator idea was designed and created by Ford Efficiency, inbuilt collaboration with MLe Racecars and sits on a customized chassis by the Roadster Store. The truck is painted in Avalanche Grey with Cerakote Copper accents by Model X Customs. Its inside encompasses a billet aluminum sprint by JJR Fabrication and avocado-tanned leather-based upholstery by MDM Upholstery.

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The F-100 is fitted with customized 19×10-inch billet aluminum three-piece wheels by Forgeline wrapped in Michelin Latitude Sport 275/45-19 high-performance tires.

Together with the F-100 Eluminater had been a number of different electric-powered automobiles are on show in Las Vegas together with the 1,400-horsepower electrical Mustang Mach-E 1400 demo, the primary all-electric 2022 F-150 Lightning and the Mustang Mach-E GT Efficiency Version.

Ford can be displaying off three customized Mustang Mach-E creations together with a prototype from Ford’s racing collaborator Shelby American.

The e-crate motor is now accessible at approved Ford elements warehouse sellers or on-line at Ford efficiency elements beginning at $3,900. That is the primary of what Ford hopes to be a rising portfolio of efficiency elements and equipment for the electrical line.

Every Eluminator e-crate motor produces 281 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque, and is street-legal in all 50 states.

Over time, Ford Efficiency plans to develop a wider record of parts for the Eluminator powertrain with a few of the main efficiency producers, together with battery techniques, controllers and traction inverters to shut the loop on full turnkey aftermarket electrification options.


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