The all-electric Ford E-Tourneo Custom Multi-Activity Vehicle features up to eight seats and offers up to 230 miles of range.
One of four new all-electric Ford Pro models being launched in Europe by 2024, the E-Tourneo Custom targets both personal-use and business customers.
The new model introduces features including flexible track-mounted rear seating, hands-free power side doors, B&O audio system, two digital key cards, panoramic glass roof – and a tilting steering wheel.
Customers can also choose an all-new Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) version. All-wheel drive is also available – but unfortunately only with a diesel engine.
The Ford E-Tourneo Custom Multi-Activity Vehicle will be available after mid-2023.
The E-Tourneo Custom utilises the same high-density battery cell technology as the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup in a 74kWh useable battery, with a 160kW electric motor.
An onboard 11kW AC three-phase charger is capable of fully recharging the battery in less than eight hours, and a 15-80 per cent recharge takes around 41 minutes using a 125kW DC fast charger, when 23 miles of range could potentially be added in just five minutes.
Pro Power Onboard technology also enables customers to fully utilise the potential of Tourneo Custom’s electrified variants, delivering up to 2.3kW through sockets in the front cabin – ideal for powering digital devices, tools or sports and camping equipment when off-grid.
Standard and long wheelbase models each offer three rows of seating, with up to eight seats in E-Tourneo Custom models.
There’s a flexible new track-mounted seating system in the second and third rows, enabling customers to slide seats forward or back along notched tracks set into the rear cabin floor, or to lift seats out completely as required. The three second row seats can each be moved independently, while the third row seats have a two seat/one seat split.
The new seats are lighter than those on the outgoing model and the second row features integrated seatbelts, so reconfiguring the cabin – including into a six-person conference layout – can be done more quickly and easily. ISOFIX points are available on all three seats in the second row as well as the two outboard seats in the third row.
A large glass panoramic roof that enhances the sensation of space and light for occupants, with infrared treatment to help keep the cabin cool when travelling in strong sunlight.
Power-operated sliding side doors also feature hands-free operation, so that the doors can be opened using a kicking motion next to the front wheel, for example when the driver is carrying heavy items.
For maximum comfort and enjoyment on the move, all-new Tourneo Custom also offers tri-zone electronic air temperature control, a powerful 14-speaker B&O sound system featuring a subwoofer located in the rear compartment, sophisticated ambient lighting, wireless charging pad for mobile devices, and heated outboard seats in the second row.
Ford has also developed an innovative new Digital Key system, scheduled to be available in 2024, using NFC technology that is inspired by hotel keycards. It enables owners to carry a convenient slim, waterproof card rather than a bulky keyfob while participating in sports or outdoor pastimes, and can benefit businesses who have multiple drivers using their vehicle.
Tourneo Custom owners can choose from a range of model variants, including the Active and Sport series, and the range-topping Titanium X. Each series can be specified with any of the available powertrains.
The optimised platform has enabled a reduced overall height of under two metres for many variants, which allows access to garages and multi-storey car parks that are often inaccessible to vehicles in the Tourneo Custom segment, as well as contributing to optimised efficiency and refinement through improved aerodynamics.
A completely redesigned chassis features an all-new independent rear suspension system which is standard across the range, delivering enhanced ride comfort, handling and refinement.
The all-new Tourneo Custom PHEV uses a parallel hybrid system with a 2.5 litre Atkinson cycle petrol engine for long-distances, as well as an electric motor and 11.8kWh useable battery pack enabling a targeted pure-electric driving range of 31 miles.
The E-Tourneo Custom offers a maximum towing capacity of 2,000kg.