Thread: Ford Mach-E
View Single Post
Old 11-19-2019, 06:27 PM   #20
Tcoat
He who smelt it...
 
Tcoat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Drives: 14 FRS Hot Lava
Location: London, Ont
Posts: 57,413
Thanks: 50,928
Thanked 80,990 Times in 36,437 Posts
Mentioned: 2100 Post(s)
Tagged: 49 Thread(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by nwgabrz View Post
As long as the Mustang Mach-E maintains core aspects of the Mustang brand, it should be fine. Porsche, Lamborghini, and Jeep all have used a brand name on a vehicle type that was unthinkable for it, as well. Remember when Porsche fans were all up-in-arms by the Cayenne SUV? But since Porsche still makes sports cars like the 911, Porsche can call the Cayenne "The Porsche of SUVs".

The Mach-E retains the performance aspects of the Mustang brand, and the idea is that name recognition of the Mustang brand will draw people in. With that being said, we will still have to see if this will be a success or a flop.

Nonetheless, it's a good thing for the automotive industry in general. Here's an interesting read.
That is just it though. Mustang is not a brand it is a model within a brand. A very distinct and separate model. It is not the same as Porsche making an SUV. It would be the same as Porsche building an electric cross over and calling it a 911.
People are not stupid and saying this is a Mustang will not fly with Mustang fans.
__________________
Racecar spelled backwards is Racecar, because Racecar.
Tcoat is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Tcoat For This Useful Post:
Dadhawk (11-19-2019)