Charge Cars debuts all-new Charge ’67 EV

Charge Cars is on a roll, things started with the 2022 “Icon of the Year” award from GQ Magazine, followed by the public unveiling at Salon Privé in London, before a dynamic debut at the world-renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed. the next big step for the London-based company is bringing its all-new electric-powered machine to the United States for the first time. The US launch will take place at the legendary Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles in late October, followed by a series of events across the West Coast and beyond, headlined by the Los Angeles Auto Show in mid-November.

  • Production limited to 499 vehicles
  • 0-62mph in 3.99sec
  • Ford-licensed bodyshell
  • Carbon fiber exterior body panels
  • 1120 lb-ft of torque
  • 4iWD torque vectoring technology
  • Modern driver aids
  • Totally redesigned interior
  • Custom suspension and AP Racing brakes

Limited to 499 vehicles, the Charge ’67 boasts 536 horsepower (400kW peak power) and an incredible 1120 lb-ft (1520 Nm) of torque. Using 4iWD to deliver torque vectoring technology, the EV will accelerate to 62mph in 3.99 seconds and onto an electronically limited top speed of 150mph.

Charge Cars is a British company based in London. The team consists of experienced automotive designers and engineers, drawing on the experience acquired across multiple sectors and around the globe. The world-class team of perfectionists, car aficionados and technology geeks developed and is assembling the first cars using core components from technology partner Arrival.

The Charge ’67 is based on a brand new, officially licensed Ford Mustang body shell. Wrapped in lightweight composite body panels, the Charge ’67 features electric motors and floor-mounted batteries. The design team created an all-new interior as well as a fully digital dashboard, new suspension components, a braking system, and even lighting. Along with the electrification, the car features advanced driver aids, keyless access, and a bespoke audio system. The company has worked closely with a number of leading suppliers to ensure the absolute premium quality of all components.

“We are delighted to be in Los Angeles with our partners to celebrate the launch of the Charge ’67 in the United States. It’s the ideal destination for our technology, design, and performance, which has come to life in such an exciting way,” said Vadim Shagaleev, CEO of Charge Cars.

“We truly believe we’ve created something unique in the EV world. It’s a brand new, handbuilt, design icon that gives customers a genuine emotional connection to their car. Classic looks, cutting-edge technology and zero emissions now have a heart and soul. And this is just the beginning for us at Charge Cars,” said Mark Roberts, Chief Creative Officer of Charge Cars.

Charge Cars will be accompanied by a number of its partners and key suppliers for the Los Angeles launch to showcase the technology that goes into the Charge ’67 including:

·     Arrival – the technology partner provided EV hardware and software components

·     Bridge of Weir – one of the world’s oldest independent automotive leather manufacturers

·     Michelin – pioneers of tire technology synonymous with high-performance and safety