The Ford Focus Electric will soon be seen cris-crossing the streets of theUS. The company is all set to make available the EVs at dealerships in California, New York and New Jersey in a while. If you aren’t residing in any of these places, do not worry.
You will also get to drive the Focus Electric later this summer. The company plans to bring in the cars to 14 more states includingMichigan,Texas,WashingtonandVirginiamost probably before the onset of summer. That means the car maker has lined up a two-phase roll out, and will ensure the whole of theUSwill get to drive the Focus Electric by the year-end.
The Ford dealerships who testify that they have at least two onsite charging station - in the customer parking lot and in the service area, and those who have already completed their highly-specialized training classes will get the cars in their showrooms.
These apart, the dealers would also have to showcase at least one Focus Electric for demonstration purposes so as to get them.
Priced at $39,200, the Ford Focus Electric comes with a 143 hp (107 kW / 145 PS) electric motor powered by a 23 kWh lithium-ion battery under the hood.
The electric motor will help the vehicle to average 105 MPGe, and race up to an estimated top speed of 84 mph (136 km/h). The car will also drive up to 100 miles (161 km) on a single charge. If you are one of those who had been waiting impatiently to get behind the wheel of the Focus Electric, your time has come.