Ford SuperVan 4.2 Is Revving Up With 1,400 HP To Take On The Pikes Peak Hill Climb

by AutoExpert   |  26 June, 2023

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Prepare for the exciting arrival of the Ford SuperVan 4.2 as it aims to conquer the difficult slopes of this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

This totally electric marvel is a modified version of its show-stopping predecessor, the 4.0, which dazzled viewers at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed. It is born from the prestigious lineage of high-performance automobiles.

Ford SuperVan 4.2

The SuperVan 4.2's design has been upgraded with the inclusion of a carbon fiber front splitter and rear spoiler. This racing marvel effortlessly slices through the air thanks to a thoughtful aerodynamic design, inspiring awe wherever it goes.

Ford SuperVan 4.2

Despite losing one of its electric motors, the SuperVan 4.2 is nonetheless as tough as ever. Although not quite as powerful as its forerunner, this exhilarating beast nevertheless generates over 1,400 horsepower. The new all-wheel-drive system consists of a single front engine and two rear motors. The battery uses Li-polymer NMC pouch cells supplied by STARD, and it is capable of 600 kW of regeneration.

Ford SuperVan 4.2

A modernized regenerative braking system with carbon-ceramic brake discs is another characteristic of the SuperVan 4.2. It's also worth mentioning that the racer is painted in Ford's new Performance blue, orange, and purple color scheme and sits on forged magnesium wheels wrapped in Pirelli P Zero tires.

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