Ford Pro presents E-Tourneo Custom, the 100% electric people mover

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Ford Pro unveiled the new E-Tourneo Customthe spearhead of the new generation people move line and equipped with an advanced electric propulsion system.

E-Tourneo Custom, the people move of the future is here

Designed to ensure maximum efficiency and comfort and with a maximum capacity of 8/9 people on board, the new E-Tourneo Custom is one of four new 100% electric Ford Pro models that will soon be launched in Europe (estimated by 2024).

The features are extremely innovative:

  • sliding-on-rails configurable rear seats;
  • electric side doors with hands-free opening;
  • B&O audio system;
  • digital keycard d’accesso;
  • panoramic roof;
  • folding steering wheel.

The chassis has an optimized architecture, with independent rear suspension capable of guaranteeing a feeling of well-being for all passengers, thanks to the silence guaranteed by the electric propulsion.

“Whether it’s a weekend family trip or transporting clients to the airport in style, comfort and elegance, the Tourneo Custom’s all-electric propulsion, advanced connectivity, cutting-edge design and new premium features make it really make it an irresistible choice,” he said Hans Schep, General Manager, Ford Pro Europe.

“The Tourneo brand has always been synonymous with space and versatility – now we are extending the appeal to a new generation of ‘green’ buyers, discerning customers looking for performance and comfort“.

Unforgettable performance with the new Tourneo Custom

For those who want more flexibility, the Tourneo Custom range is also available in plug-in hybrid version (PHEV) or with the latest version of diesel engines Ford EcoBlu and with an intelligent all-wheel drive system.

All models are also integrated with i Ford Pro connected software and servicesincluding charging solutions, Ford Pro Teematics, the FordPass Pro app and FORDLiive, a connected and integrated system to optimize vehicle uptime.

For those aiming for electricity, the 74kWh battery is combined with a 160 KW motorwhile the electric powertrain also allows you to drive with the function One Pedalfor a more relaxed and comfortable ride.

In addition, the 11 kW AC onboard charger fully recharges the battery in less than eight hours, while a 15-80% charge takes more or less 41 minutes, using a 125 kW DC fast charging station. For quick top-ups of energy there is the front positioning of the charging socket.

The range of people movers is designed for the best possible comfort

The space inside the Tourneo Custom is elegant, spacious and with high quality materials.

The Custom version offers up to 8 seats for three rows of seats, while the PHEV and EcoBlu diesel versions up to a maximum of 9.

The seats are mounted on rails in the second and third rows, for maximum adaptability of the cabin according to the needs of the occupants. The three seats in the second row can be moved and removed independently and at will, while the third row features a single seat and a double seat, which can also be configured independently.

In the second row, seat belts are integrated, while ISOFIX anchor points are available on all people mover seats.

The space is also made larger thanks to the panoramic glass roof, with an infrared treatment to keep the cabin cool when driving in strong sunlight, such as in summer. The side doors are sliding and electric and have an opening system hand-free which allows you to open them with a movement of the foot next to the front wheel.

Very convenient if your hands are busy carrying heavy objects.

Tourneo Custom also features tri-zone air temperature control and a powerful system B&O audio with 14 speakers and a subwoofer. in addition we also find a wireless charging pad and heated seats for the second row.

Another novelty is the Digital Keywhich will be available from 2024, which will replace the cumbersome traditional keys with keycards similar to those of hotels.

The different versions of the Tourneo Custom

There are three: Activate series; series Sport; and top of the line Titanium Xwhich presents the most complete set-up with elegant 19-inch alloy wheels, Matrix LED headlights and Sensico synthetic leather seats.

The equipment of the Tourneo Custom also combines with a significant improvement in performance. For example, to facilitate access to the vehicle, the new people mover offers a low floor height and an integrated side step.

The new platform has also made it possible to reduce the height to less than two meters, for a solution that allows access to garages and multi-storey car parks.

Looking at the pictures, it is undeniable that the new Tourneo Custom will know exactly how to get noticed right away. Road presence is large, but the vehicle itself has greater visual width both front and rear.

The design is an architectural masterpiece

The front end appearance is dynamic and versatile, with an instantly recognizable grille paired with an LED lighting very distinctive with a graphic that extends to full width.

The sophisticated and practical design continues inside the vehicle: the instrument cluster is equipped with a 13-inch ergonomic touchscreeni with system infotainment SYNC 4. This combines with a new digital instrument cluster to create a high-tech, wireless-compatible driving experience Android Auto e Apple CarPlay standard.

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Il steering wheel is another gem: it is recliningfor a useful and unique function in the category to transform it into an ergonomic support for laptops and tablets or into a comfortable table.

In addition, all vehicles are equipped with a steering wheel with a squared lower edge. This ‘squaring of the circle’ and paddle shifters for vehicles with automatic transmissions create more space for easier entry and exit.

The passenger airbag has been relocated to the roof, providing additional cabin space. In this way, customers can store objects the size of a laptop or an A4 folder in a covered compartment in the dashboard.

Complete assistance guaranteed by Ford Pro

Customers can benefit from super-fast connectivity via a modem 5G as standard to make managing the Ford Tourneo Custom easier and more efficient.

Users can remotely manage charging, pre-conditioning the battery and cabin, lock doors and monitor vehicle safety, as well as receive vehicle health alerts via the FordPass Pro app or, in the case of operators commercial, using Ford Pro software.

All Tourneo Custom owners can also take advantage of FORDLiive, a connected and integrated system that optimizes vehicle productivity and has already helped companies avoid 145,000 days of downtime across Europe. The free service is designed to use real-time data on the general condition of the vehicle.

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