2024 Ford Mustang (S650) debuts Sept. 14 at 2022 Detroit auto present

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Ford CEO Jim Farley took to Twitter on Wednesday to substantiate the debut of the redesigned Ford Mustang on September 14.

The debut will happen at a revamped Detroit auto present that will probably be run extra like a pageant than a conventional auto present. Gross sales ought to comply with in 2023, which means we’re more likely to see the automotive arrive as a 2024 mannequin.

The brand new Mustang, referred to internally because the S650 (the present automotive is the S550), represents the seventh technology of the nameplate, and prototypes have been noticed for greater than a yr, in Ecoboost and GT guises, in addition to the convertible physique model.

The prototypes trace at an evolutionary design, which factors to the brand new Mustang using on an up to date model of the present automotive’s bespoke D2C platform. It was rumored at one level Ford was planning to make use of a model of the modular CD6 platform that debuted within the newest Explorer, a transfer that will have doubtless seen the Mustang develop in measurement. Nevertheless, this now not seems to be the case.

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

2024 Ford Mustang spy pictures – Picture credit score: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Mustang followers can sit up for some electrification with the upcoming redesign, nevertheless. The long-awaited hybrid choice that was initially promised to be launched round 2020 is anticipated to be launched on the brand new Mustang.

Count on the hybrid powertrain to take a seat in a efficiency halo mannequin. There’s speak it can characteristic a conventional V-8 up entrance sending drive to the rear wheels, coupled with an electrical motor (or two) on the entrance axle. There’s additionally anticipated to be sufficient battery capability for a small electrical vary.

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

2024 Ford Mustang spy pictures – Picture credit score: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Different powertrain choices ought to embody the turbocharged 2.3-liter inline-4 and 5.0-liter V-8 from the present automotive, maybe with tweaks for improved efficiency or gasoline effectivity, or each. A 6-speed handbook can also be anticipated to proceed, along with an accessible 10-speed computerized.

The Mustang’s redesign cannot come quickly sufficient as U.S. gross sales dropped to 52,414 items in 2021, which was down 14.2% on the earlier yr and the bottom stage within the nameplate’s historical past. Nevertheless, that was additionally partially as a result of disruptions and a few consumers doubtless switching to the Mustang Mach-E.



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