How much power do an electric van needs? Not sure? Well, how about 2,000 PS, or 1,972.64 HP? Actually, you can’t have that. This over-the-top power is only available in the electric demonstrator inspired by the new E-Transit Custom, the Ford Pro Electric SuperVan.

Ford Pro Electric SuperVan

Whether it is the power or the look, they are not practical for a business mover but hell, I would love to have excess power and a van with an aesthetic that will put many sports cars to shame.

Anyhoo, the Ford Pro Electric SuperVan is merely a showcase of Ford’s EV and connectivity capabilities. The colossal power was achieved with not one, not two, but four electric motors, along with a 50 kWh liquid-cooled battery and a bespoke control system.

On top of that, the van is rocking a purpose-built, track-ready chassis plus additional functionality to control the Electric SuperVan’s unique capabilities. All told, this SuperVan wipes the century sprint (0-62 mph) in under 2 seconds.

Ford Pro Electric SuperVan

The van also features selectable drive modes, and regenerative braking, and boasts enough onboard processing power that would allow engineers to use real-time vehicle data to optimize its performance – just like on a racing car. Well, it is essentially a race car and so…

This 21st-century SuperVan marries an E-Transit Custom floorpan with a steel space frame and lightweight composite body panels. It further touts double-wishbone suspension at each corner, a full roll cage and racing seats to FIA standards, a large SYNC touchscreen found in Ford Mustang Mach E, and Motosport-grade front and rear subframes, uprights, and brakes.

Ford Pro Electric SuperVan

Finally, there is the dramatically sculpted body’s front splitter, side skirts, and rear diffuser, complemented by a muscular styling with outlandish wheel arches and one-off livery, before finishing off with radical cutaway rear and a dorsal fin that flows into the rear wing to generate downforce to help it stick to the tarmac at speeds.

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The Ford Pro Electric SuperVan was unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 23-26). Its performance will be put to the test by Le Mans racer and electric record-setter Romain Dumas at the event.

Ford Pro Electric SuperVan

Here are the predecessors which still look stunning today:

All images courtesy of Ford [UK].

Published by Mike

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