Sunday, October 1, 2023

Lexie Limitless will travel the world in a 100% electric Ford Explorer

Autonomy is one of the main drawbacks of electric cars. But it doesn’t seem to be a problem for Lexie Alford, the youngest person to visit every country in the world, who decided to make an ambitious trip around the world in the new 100% electric Ford Explorer.

Lexie Limitless, this trip was inspired by the adventure of Aloha Wanderwell, another woman who broke records and traveled around the world in a Ford Model T in 1920. Between 1922 and 1927, Wanderwell became the first woman to travel around the world by car, on a trip that took him to 43 countries. Partially sponsored by Ford, he broke the record with a Ford Model T, the car in which the North American company “put the world on wheels.”

Aloha Wanderwell on his journey around the world in a Ford T

In the same decision as Wanderwell, Lexie will now lead an expedition, which will start at the end of the year, and that will take him around the world, at the controls of the zero-emission Ford Explorer. “We’re excited to see what our new all-electric Explorer and Lexie Alford can do on this expedition inspired by the revolutionary Aloha Wanderwell,” said Martin Sander, general manager of Ford Model e in Europe. . “We were part of the Aloha journey not a few years ago, and we’ve been helping people embark on ambitious adventures ever since; “We can’t wait to see how our electric future continues that rebellious spirit.”

The truth is that Ford could not have found a better ally for this journey. Lexie broke the world record by becoming, at the age of 21, the youngest person in history to visit every country in the world. Just as the oval company supported Wanderwell in the 1920s, the automaker is now collaborating with Lexie Alford on this 21st century journey to celebrate the figure of the modern explorer, passionate about sustainable travel, and also to show what is possible. which can be achieved by riding an electric vehicle.

Electric Ford Explorer

“The story of Aloha Wanderwell is especially inspiring for women travelers, but it truly inspires everyone to push their limits and explore new places,” said Lexie Alford. “I’m excited to follow in the footsteps of this legendary pioneer and show what the electric future of travel looks like. There will undoubtedly be many obstacles and challenges, but that’s part of the fun of traveling and I will document it all online!

Lexie’s adventures can be followed in:

New electric Ford Explorer

The new all-electric Explorer blends German engineering with distinctive American design, and is packed with technology and smart solutions to help drivers and passengers stay connected and comfortable on every adventure. Its features include a large mobile touch screen that also hides a secret storage compartment; large storage space up front, and next-generation connectivity features that link wirelessly to smartphones.

Electric Ford Explorer

All this is combined with electric propulsion systems that offer about 500 kilometers of autonomy, with a battery whose true capacity is not yet known, but Ford is developing that it can be charged from 10% to to 80% in just 25 minutes. . Undoubtedly, this loading speed will speed up the trip to Lexi, greatly reducing the waiting times and therefore the overall duration of the adventure.

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