Pirelli tires equip the new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition, the fastest and most powerful version of the first all-electric SUV produced by the Blue Oval.
A new technical collaboration between the two companies has resulted in a specific Pirelli P Zero tire, part of a family of Ultra High Performance tires that offer the right balance between driveability and comfort, maintaining the sporty feel that’s typical of the Mustang thanks to Pirelli’s know-how that comes directly from the world of motorsport.
P Zero for electric power
The tires developed for the Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition are available in Canada in 245/45R20 103Y XL size with ‘Elect’ markings on the sidewall, which denote Pirelli products dedicated to electric and hybrid vehicles, whose performance is strongly influenced by the tires.
Thanks to the technical specifications of the compounds and structure, Pirelli tires with ‘Elect’ markings offer a number of advantages: low rolling resistance to increase driving range, reduced noise levels to improve driving comfort, immediate grip to cope with the instant torque generated by electric motors, and a specific structure to support the weight of a battery-powered vehicle.
These original equipment tires for Ford’s new zero tailpipe emissions sporting SUV, created according to Pirelli’s ‘perfect fit’ philosophy, allows drivers to fully enjoy the performance of the all-wheel drive machine equipped with two electric motors: one at the front of the car and one at the rear. These are designed to help performance and tackle the most challenging driving conditions both in the dry and the wet, thanks to a perfect car and tire package.
The car distributes the torque from the motors to each axle independently, providing more reactive acceleration and sharper handling compared to the standard rear-wheel drive. Pirelli’s engineers have created P Zero tires for the Mach-E GT Performance Edition to put the accent on performance, as well as the highest standards of driveability and comfort.