Eluminator: Ford's Electric Kit Motor Will Electrify Your Vintage Car
Earlier this year, Ford unveiled the Eluminator, its first electric motor available for purchase by consumers. The Eluminator comes from the Mustang Mach-E GT and can be used to convert the powertrain of an older vehicle to full electric power.
The unit, which offers 281 hp, is being demonstrated this week at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas within a converted a 1978 F-100 pickup truck.
The F-100 Eluminator concept on display actually uses the dual-motor package found the 2021 Mustang Mach-E GT Performance. All told, we're talking in that case about a combined 480 hp and 634 lb-ft of torque. The motor available to consumers from Ford makes 281 hp and 317 lb-ft of torque.
Of course, in addition to the electric motors, the conversion requires the installation of the 88-kWh battery, also taken from the Mustang Mach-E GT.
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