Power play: A first for Ford’s Mustang and for Nissan’s Qashqai in Europe
Ford’s Mustang California Special Edition has arrived in Europe for the first time. It only appeared as a convertible with a soft top.
The special edition features unique badges, 19in alloys and Ford’s 450 PS V8 petrol engine. Inside, there is heating and cooling for the front seats.
Meanwhile, Nissan will equip the e-POWER system specifically for Europe at Qashqai later in the summer.
That would make the crossover the first European model to feature the technology.
With the e-POWER system, unlike a conventional hybrid setup, the wheels of the car are always 100pc driven by the electric motor.
The system includes a battery, a 1.5-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with variable compression (156hp), a generator, an inverter and a 140kW electric motor with the same output as the engine. electric car driver of the brand.
Basically, the motor generates electricity, which can be transmitted (via an inverter) to the battery pack, the electric motor – or both depending on the circumstances..
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