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And here it is:

GREAT review - a good balance of intro material and real opinion/driving experience. They were spot on with the charger selection - Ford needs to add filters to the NAV so you can set a minimum power level. That was the first thing I noticed when I sat in one and played with the NAV selecting routes/charging stations. I mapped a route I'd previously mapped out with ABRP, and it calculated a much slower route than it should have by selecting 50kw chargers instead of EA's 150kw.
 

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GREAT review - a good balance of intro material and real opinion/driving experience. They were spot on with the charger selection - Ford needs to add filters to the NAV so you can set a minimum power level. That was the first thing I noticed when I sat in one and played with the NAV selecting routes/charging stations. I mapped a route I'd previously mapped out with ABRP, and it calculated a much slower route than it should have by selecting 50kw chargers instead of EA's 150kw.
That sounds about right - the Mach-E looks like a hardware triumph but the software to back it up isn't quite there. Illogical route planning, no battery warmup en route to a charger, still no detail on what the FordPass Charging Network subscription actually gets us - for example does it get us Pass+ pricing at Electrify America or not? If not, why would I pay for it when the "free trial" runs out? So much on the "ecosystem" could use some upgrades.
 

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That sounds about right - the Mach-E looks like a hardware triumph but the software to back it up isn't quite there. Illogical route planning, no battery warmup en route to a charger, still no detail on what the FordPass Charging Network subscription actually gets us - for example does it get us Pass+ pricing at Electrify America or not? If not, why would I pay for it when the "free trial" runs out? So much on the "ecosystem" could use some upgrades.
What is your estimate to get the software "there"? One week? One month?
 

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I like Matt’s reviews and this is a great review of the MME. However, I am really glad that Zach klapman was there to keep it real. Matt kept saying the suspension was a weak spot but Zach would point out it was good for comfort and daily driving and what most buyers would want. I think the GT will be more up Matt’s alley. And man the Porsche was rippin.
 

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GREAT review - a good balance of intro material and real opinion/driving experience. They were spot on with the charger selection - Ford needs to add filters to the NAV so you can set a minimum power level. That was the first thing I noticed when I sat in one and played with the NAV selecting routes/charging stations. I mapped a route I'd previously mapped out with ABRP, and it calculated a much slower route than it should have by selecting 50kw chargers instead of EA's 150kw.
I don't disagree with anything you said, but surely they know what connector the Mach E uses.
 

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I don't disagree with anything you said, but surely they know what connector the Mach E uses.
Yeah, I'm curious to see the charging video to see what that was about.
 

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I like Matt’s reviews and this is a great review of the MME. However, I am really glad that Zach klapman was there to keep it real. Matt kept saying the suspension was a weak spot but Zach would point out it was good for comfort and daily driving and what most buyers would want. I think the GT will be more up Matt’s alley. And man the Porsche was rippin.
+1 on the Porsche.
 

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Thank you for posting this, I am really happy to see that when driven hard, the MME delivers.

I know not everyone cares about this sort of thing, but it is still supposed to be a Mustang and is a prime reason why I ordered this car.

Lots of reviewers focus on L3 charging speed and ease, but that just seems so tangential to me and likely many others who plan to L2 charge at home and use L3 charging a few times a year, if that.

Brisk driving of a Mustang, on the other hand, is something people can enjoy on a daily basis 😎
 

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I like Matt’s reviews and this is a great review of the MME. However, I am really glad that Zach klapman was there to keep it real. Matt kept saying the suspension was a weak spot but Zach would point out it was good for comfort and daily driving and what most buyers would want. I think the GT will be more up Matt’s alley. And man the Porsche was rippin.
Yes, for me the MagneRide in the performance package will be a must, and I’m sure will address these concerns.
 

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