The all new Ford Capri

Two iconic and unmistakeable legends; Eric Cantona & the Ford Capri

The new Ford Capri promises to combine the spirit of its iconic past with cutting-edge technology and redefine family sports cars writes Geraldine Herbert

  • The Legend Returns:
    • The Ford Capri is back, bringing cool factor to family sports cars and injecting soul into the world of EVs. Offering sporty acceleration, a range of over 620 km, and super-fast charging. Plus, with more than 570 litres of boot space, it’s perfect for getaways.
  • Iconic Heritage:
    • The new Capri marries the past with the future. The original Capri is a cult classic, and this all-electric version is the evolution it was always destined for. No other family EV boasts such a heritage.
  • Bold and Rebellious:
    • With its Vivid Yellow paint job and standard features like a massaging driver’s seat, the new Capri isn’t afraid to break the mould. A sliding touchscreen that reveals secret storage? Yes, please. The new Capri tears up the rulebook.
  • Smart Tech for Smart Driving:
    • The Capri is packed with intelligent technologies to keep you safe and stylish on the road. From automated lane changes to cyclist detection when opening doors, this car has got your back.
  • Family-Friendly Design:
    • Combining sports car spirit with family-friendly design, the new Capri continues the legacy of its iconic predecessor. With eye-popping colors like Vivid Yellow and Blue My Mind, it stands out on any road.
  • Luxurious Interior:
    • Inside, the Capri offers a minimalist yet luxurious feel. Soft-touch materials, sculptured one-piece front seats, and a digital-first approach make every drive a delight. Standard features include keyless entry, heated front seats, and dual-zone climate control.
  • Ultimate Getaway Car:
    • Planning a road trip? The Capri has you covered with up to 572 litres of boot space, a foldable boot floor, a 17-litre MegaConsole, and a secret secure storage compartment called My Private Locker.
  • Advanced Safety Features:
    • The Capri boasts 12 ultrasonic sensors, five cameras, and three radars. These support advanced driver assistance technologies like Assisted Lane Change and Clear Exit Warning, ensuring a safer driving experience.
  • Extended Range and Quick Charging:
    • The Capri’s extended range RWD can travel more than 620 km on a single charge. Plus, with a 185 kW DC fast charger, you can charge from 10-80% in just 26 minutes. Speed and convenience, all in one.
  • Impressive Performance:
    • With up to 340 PS and 0-100 km/h acceleration in as little as 5.3 seconds, the new Capri promises thrilling performance. Its SYNC Move technology allows the 14.6-inch center screen to slide for the perfect viewing angle, while wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay ensure seamless smartphone integration.

10th July 2024

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Motoring Editor and Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK), EuroNews and to RTÉ, Newstalk, TodayFM, BBC Radio and Vigin Media. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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