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Ford’s Capri slaps another old name on a new EV

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Ford’s classic Capri coupe is returning as a four-door electric vehicle with a profile resembling other chunky-looking electric crossovers like the Polestar 2.

Ford Europe design director Amko Leenarts says the look follows an imagined evolution of the Capri since production ended in 1986, as inspired by the rising popularity of SUVs.

This beefier Capri follows Ford’s other modern takes on classic nameplates, including the Mustang, which became an electric SUV, and the Maverick, which ended up as a pickup truck.

It will come in rear-wheel and all-wheel-drive extended-range configurations and a “premium” trim option for each. Ford is promising a maximum range of 627km (about 390 miles) on a single charge for the extended-range RWD…

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