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Mach-E Front Motor Blows Sandy Away!

Mach-E Front Motor Analysis Munro Live

In today’s episode of Munro Live, Sandy is absolutely blow away by the simple and Lean Design that the motor product design team has achieved on the Mach-E front Motor. From the contents of the gearbox to the rotor and stator, Sandy is impressed with Ford’s cost effective and elegant design.

With less bearings than the Tesla Model Y’s front motor the Ford Mach-E (while not having the same horse power) has a major cost and complexity advantage. The excellent and simple design of the differential made by Magna has a gears are machined in place of the forging and the design of the forged output shaft allows them to have an inline drive system.

The housing plate incorporates the ability to have the stator pressed in, which eliminates a lot of unnecessary bolts as commonly found in other motor designs. It also have grooved slots on the outside of the stator housing allowing coolant to flow around it which eliminates the need for oil, similar to the design found in the ID.4 stator housing. No filters, squirters, or extra pumps, just a simple effective solution.

Sandy goes into more depth on the rotor and it’s design as well the other parts of the drive train, electronics and connectors, the inverter (which Sandy is also very impressed with), and more but to find out what else he has to say about what he finds in this great design from Ford, you will have to watch the full video by clicking below:

“This Ford Doesn’t Look Like a Ford!” Ep 3 2021 Mustang Mach-E Hoist and Suspension Review

Sandy Munro Episode 3 Mustang Mach E Hoist and Suspension Review

“This Ford Doesn’t Look Like a Ford!” Ep 3 2021 Mustang Mach-E Hoist and Suspension Review

It is not too often that Sandy is completely flabbergasted when looking underneath a vehicle.  In this episode of Munro Live, Sandy’s first words were, “This doesn’t look like a Ford”, which is his parlance is meant to convey shock and awe – Ford seems to have made a quantum leap in engineering.

From precision fitting heavy-duty brakes, semi-solid castings, a great craddle design, interesting things hidden around and motor and battery case… this is a must watch video.

Sandy is in-fact so impressed that he might just buy one of these and tear it apart to analyze it completely!