The last couple years have made clear that high-performance and zero emissions don’t have to be mutually exclusive. The latest proof: Ford’s second all-electric Mustang. If the Detroit-based automaker hasn’t quite figured out how to make a battery-powered muscle car yet, it has developed a 1,500 hp electric dragster.
In a new video posted online on Thursday, Ford showed off the newest member of the Mustang family: the Cobra Jet 1400. More of a technical demonstration than anything else, you’ll never see this ‘Stang out on the road, but that doesn’t make it or its quarter-mile time any less impressive.
The battery-powered dragster, which was first unveiled earlier this summer, boasts a staggering 1,502 horses to be exact. In addition to offering 100 more horses than the automaker promised in the spring, the EV is more powerful than three Mustang GT V8s combined. The powertrain, which was built in collaboration