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The Ford Mustang Mach-E has garnered a lot of positive attention since its release. MotorTrend ranks it as one of its top three electric SUVs, and demand is so high that dealers can’t keep them in stock. Between its popularity and increased adoption of EVs, there’s no doubt Ford plans to update the Mustang Mach-E or roll out additional variants on the Mach-E’s platform. 

With that in mind, rumors are swirling around a potential Mustang Mach-E coupe. According to CarBuzz, the folks at the Blue Oval are planning to launch one sometime in the far-off age of 2026. The idea makes too much sense to dismiss, especially since the largest criticism against the Mustang Mach-E is the use of the Mustang name on an electric crossover. A Mustang Mach-E coupe would silence those critics.  

Here’s what we know about the Ford Mustang Mach-E coupe

The information gathered from CarBuzz indicates a Ford Mustang Mach-E coupe will launch in June 2026 and coincide with the launch of the next generation of the electric crossover. On paper, this launch strategy makes a lot of sense. However, there are two problems. 

First, while a Mustang Mach-E coupe sounds excellent, the shape of the current car is already very coupe-like. The profile features muscular, flared fenders that rise to meet the rear window at the back of the vehicle. This design feature makes the rear of the Mustang Mach-E already appear more like a fastback coupe than a traditional crossover. It would be hard to make the car look like a more aggressive coupe without sacrificing rear passenger space or cargo room. 

A white Ford Mustang Mach-E all-electric compact SUV model driving on a gravel road
The Ford Mustang Mach-E | The Ford Motor Company

The other problem is our perception of what a coupe is. Traditionally a coupe is a two-door car with either two seats, a “2+2” configuration, or a larger two-door with room for two or three people in the backseat. Recently, car manufacturers have blurred the lines between a traditional two-door coupe and a four-door sedan with a rear hatchback and more aggressive styling. If the Mustang faithful had a hard time with Ford calling its first electric crossover a Mustang, it’s unlikely they will warm up to the idea of a four-door Mustang coupe.  

So, what would a Mustang Mach-E coupe be like?

More than likely, the Ford Mustang Mach-E coupe will be a two-door car. It could either be a version of the existing model or a new two-door vehicle built on the Mustang Mach-E’s platform. This approach is similar to the one adopted by Hyundai for the Ioniq 5 and Ioniq 6. 

The other option is a full-blown electric version of the Mustang muscle car. Whether or not Ford would add the Mach-E designation to the existing Mustang is debatable, but again not unprecedented. For example, Audi uses the ‘e-tron’ designation for all its electric vehicles. 

In any case, if the Mustang Mach-E coupe is real, we’ll see spy photos soon. Likewise, we should see info on the second generation of Ford’s electric crossover, including if it’s missing any doors. If CarBuzz and MotorTrend are correct and the next Mustang Mach-E launches in June 2026, it would likely go on sale as a 2027 model. That means it’s already under development. 

But in the meantime, the current Mustang Mach-E is a great vehicle. It offers incredible, supercar-like performance with a good dose of practicality at a reasonable price. While some people balk at the name, those ingredients are part of what made the original Mustang the car it is today. 

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