BRENTWOOD, England - The Ford Focus Electric is now on sale in the UK, complementing the company’s awards-winning line-up of fuel efficient petrol and diesel powered vehicles.
The Ford Focus Electric is priced from £33,500, with an expected on the road price of £28,500 – allowing for the £5,000 UK Government Plug-in Car Grant. Subject to the existing pattern of demand, Ford will initially introduce a low volume of Focus Electric vehicles to the UK, responding to interest from fleet customers and in support of Ford’s market-leading business sales.
Focus Electric, which features an advanced electric motor and lithium-ion battery powertrain that produces 142PS, achieves a top speed of 85mph and has a driving range of 100 miles. The standard 13 amp home charging cable with three-pin plug can charge the 23 kWh liquid cooled lithium-ion battery pack in 10 to 11 hours, when plugged to 240 volt/10 amp grid connection. A 32A dedicated fast charge station can also be specified for reduced charge times of three to four hours.