2024 Ford Mustang GT spy shots: Redesigned pony car keeps the V-8 alive


2024 Ford Mustang GT spy shots: (*2*) pony car keeps the V-8 alive

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A prototype for the redesigned Ford Mustang has been spotted when a lot more, and this time it is for the V-8-powered Mustang GT. Our earlier shots showed a prototype for the Mustang EcoBoost.

(*4*) to our photographer, the most latest tester had the distinct sound of a V-8 engine. It was also fitted with 19-inch wheels with a pattern utilised on the latest Mustang GT, and the brake rotors had been higher than folks on the earlier tester. The most latest tester was also fitted with an aero kit, even although the earlier tester was not.

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The redesigned Mustang, code-named the S650 (the outgoing Mustang is the S550), was at first deemed to be arriving this yr as a 2023 model. It’s now deemed to be arriving in 2023 as a 2024 model.

It will most possibly be primarily based primarily on the outgoing car’s bespoke D2C platform, as opposed to a edition of the modular CD6 platform that debuted in the 2020 Ford (*5*) and Lincoln (*8*) SUVs, which was rumored at a single degree. And even although this implies the outgoing (*8*) 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4 and 5.0-liter V-8 want to carry in extra of with only minimal changes, we know there will lastly be a hybrid selection.

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(*2*)2024 Ford Mustang GT spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2024 Ford Mustang GT spy shots – Photo credit score score: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

The hybrid selection was at first planned to be presented presented about 2020 but Ford established to delay it in acquire to focus on the Mustang Mach-E. We’ll now see it presented on the redesigned Mustang, even although probably not at launch.

It’s achievable the hybrid will be a halo selection, considerably like the latest Shelby GT500. There’s talk that it will perform an electrical motor powering each of the front wheels, plus a V-8 to electrical electrical power the rear pair.

Such a mix want to offer properly in extra of 500 hp. There’s also anticipated to be adequate battery capability for a minor electrical assortment.

Stay tuned for updates as improvement continues.

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