The seventh-generation Ford Mustang is coming.
On Thursday, the Ford teased the 2024 Mustang GT in a tweet that featured the V-8’s grumble as a driver rowed by means of just a few gears.
Buckle up! We’re investing in Michigan’s Flat Rock Meeting Plant to assemble the all-new, seventh era Ford Mustang, the world’s best-selling sports activities coupe for purchasers across the planet. Keep tuned! pic.twitter.com/UtbW2V5sah
— Ford Mustang (@FordMustang) June 2, 2022
A graphic within the tweet indicated the guide will likely be a 6-speed, prefer it has been for years. The tweet marks the primary official affirmation that the S650 Mustang can have a guide transmission, although we did not anticipate it to be dropped.
The brand new Mustang has been noticed prowling the streets of Detroit each in base type and in V-8-powered GT type. The convertible has additionally been noticed.
Count on a variety of engines, together with a turbo-4, a naturally aspirated V-8, electrified powertrains, and perhaps a supercharged GT500 as a remaining hurrah earlier than the electrical period takes over.
Initially, the S650 was anticipated to leap to the Explorer and Lincoln Aviator’s CD6 modular platform, which might open up all-wheel drive as a potential possibility. Whereas nonetheless potential, it is extra possible the S650 will trip on a modified model of the present automobile’s D2C platform as Ford pours assets into an electrical future.
The teaser was a part of Ford’s announcement that it plans to take a position $2 billion in three Michigan meeting vegetation within the coming years. The funding will assist enhance manufacturing of the F-150 Lightning on the Rouge Electrical Automobile Middle in Dearborn, the Ranger on the Michigan Meeting Plant in Wayne, and the S650 Mustang on the Flat Rock Meeting Plant. Ford stated the funding can even create 3,200 union jobs, of which practically 2,000 will likely be within the three meeting vegetation.
Initially anticipated in 2022 as a 2023 mannequin, the brand new Mustang will arrive in 2023 as a 2024 mannequin. It is unclear if Ford will debut the brand new muscle automobile in 2022 or wait till subsequent yr, however the teaser and up to date spy pictures point out a debut could come but this yr.
Keep tuned for extra Mustang information and pontificate within the feedback about how the V-8 sounds.