FORD has revealed a new EâTourneo Courier adding another model to it portfolio of all-electric vehicles.
The E-Tourneo Courier is a five-seat multi-activity vehicle with what Ford says is a distinctive SUV-inspired design, offering plentiful space for passengers and their belongings within a compact city-friendly footprint.
It will be available in 2024 and follows on from an EcoBoost petrol-powered version which is due for release later in 2023.
"Exciting new products like EâTourneo Courier are the future of Ford in Europe - electric, fun, and fuelled by a restless need for adventure. Our new all-electric multi-activity vehicle is the latest demonstration of our multi-billion dollar global push to scale EV production and deliver connected, must-have vehicles for our customers," said Martin Sander, general manager, Ford Model e, Europe.
The E-Tourneo Courier is one of ten all-electric vehicles Ford has committed to offering in Europe by 2024, as it targets zero emissions for all vehicle sales in the region by 2035.
The company is investing $50 billion globally through 2026 to achieve a targeted run rate of more than two million all-electric vehicles by the end of that year.
Ford says the E-Tourneo Courier was developed from the ground up to deliver a spacious and practical design in a manoeuvrable and compact package.
Short overhangs and direct, straightforward lines strengthen the exterior's visual width and toughness, while the EV-only front end features a futuristic-looking coast-to-coast light bar and Ford signature chrome diamond grille.
The all-electric multi-activity vehicle is developed to carry five adults and their luggage in comfort, and with a 60-40 split rear bench it offers 44 per cent more boot space than the outgoing Tourneo Courier.
Occupants also benefit from improved shoulder room and headroom, as well as a range of convenient stowage options including a configurable centre console, hidden boot cubby and 44-litre frunk.
The vehicle has a "digiboard" instrument panel that features a full digital instrument cluster and SYNC 4 infotainment controlled via the large 12âinch touchscreen and comes with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration,as well as a phone charging pad.
Over-the-air updates can improve functionality over time without the need to visit a dealership.
The E-Tourneo Courier is powered by a 136ps with three drive modes, normal, eco and slippery.
The vehicle offers both 11kW AC and 100kW DC charging options and a typical 7kW overnight domestic charge from 10-100per cent takes 7.8 hours.
At a DC fast charger, 54 miles range can be added in 10 minutes and a charge from 10-80 per cent takes under 35 minutes.
The E-Tourneo Courier will be produced in Craiova, Romania, from the second half of 2024 alongside the Puma crossover which is set to offer an EV variant by 2024.
The all-new Tourneo Courier with a 125ps 1.0-litre EcoBoost turbocharged petrol engine enters production later in 2023.
Prices and further specifications are still to be announced