The minivan segment in Europe is no longer what it used to be. Traditional formats like the Ford S-Max or the Ford Galaxy are on the verge of extinction. However, family vehicles derived from industrial vehicles are gaining adherents because of their practicality, versatility, and inherent value. The Ford E-Tourneo Courier Combine Professional With Familyiliar under a 100% electrical structure, This is the second electric car from the Volkswagen Group collaboration, following the presentation of the European Ford Explorer.
The Germans and Americans signed a cooperation agreement for the use of the technology and systems. The e-Tourneo Courier Edition is directly derived from the Ford e-Transit Courier that was introduced barely a month ago. While the professional unit stands out for its load capacity, this time it does so because of the many options that its cabin offers. half minivan half van, All this realized bis y a strong and sturdy design conceived to maximize space and general storage solutions.
Using the same platform as the professional unit, the e-Tournio Courier splits the second row of seats in a 60:40 ratio, although on a practical level the three separate, seats are placed in a symmetrical ratio, or at least one It would have been better Ratio 40:20:40. Despite this, Ford at least advertises cargo-carrying capacity. 568 liters rear trunk, In front, there’s also a second trunk under the hood. 44 liters Which is ideal for storing charging cables.
Since the launch of the latest generation of Ford e-Transit, Americans have been looking to take advantage of interior-focused technology. door to door we ran an indecent appearance of a commercial vehicle Where the widespread digitization and the many practical solutions are striking. Dual panel system with screen sizes up to 12 inches and SYNC4 operating system. It is complemented with equipment of all a conventional electric carWireless car wireless for mobile phones, parking cameras, climate control and a good assortment of driving assistants are included.
On a mechanical level, the Ford e-Transit Courier range is supported by a single electric motor installed on the front axle. 101 kW (136 cv), At the moment, the Americans do not want to specify a battery the ize the lithium um ion that powers the system, but they have commented that it provides the power for charging Up to 100 kW in direct current and 11 kW in alternating current, This means that it will be able to achieve an autonomy of 87 meters for every 10 minutes of connection. official autonomy reaches 350 kms inkmTP approval cycle,
Although Ford has just unveiled its new electric car, its arrival in the European markets will be delayed. americans comment It will go on sale late next year. Hence it will be considered a 2025 model. The Eurneo Courier is one of ten 100% electric vehicles that Ford has committed to introducing in Europe by 2024. The best-selling model of that electric strategy, but, on a practical level, few models will be able to surpass the potential of this industrial minivan.