Ford has unveiled the Focus Electric pace car, ahead of its debut at this weekend's NASCAR Capital City 400 race.

Ford has unveiled the Focus Electric pace car, ahead of its debut at this weekend's NASCAR Capital City 400 race.

Looking virtually identical to the production model, the pace car is equipped with a light bar and gaudy graphics.

As we have previously reported, the Focus Electric is priced from $39,200 and features a 143 hp (107 kW / 145 PS) electric motor that is powered by a 23 kWh lithium-ion battery. It enables the model to average 105 MPGe, hit an estimated top speed of 84 mph (136 km/h) and travel up to 100 miles (161 km) on a single charge.

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