The Ford Mustang literally produced the term pony car with the 1964 ½ model. Available in coupe or convertible manner, the Mustang will easily change the behavior of the grand tourer or bona fide sports car, dependent on which engine and choices. Since then six generations of this vehicle came with different nameplates which included 2-door coupé, 3-door hatchback, 2-door fastback, and 2-door convertible body styles. But with a front engine rear wheel drive layout. It also came with many third-party Models like Shelby, Roush, Steeda, Saleen, Iacocca, RTR, Hennessey, and Galpin Rocket. Now the Ford Mustang will be turning 60 years in 2024. And the Seventh Generation for this vehicle starts with a new 2024 Ford Mustang. Which is set to be revealed at the 2022 North American Detroit Auto Show this September 14. (Source : hotcars.com)
The 2024 Ford Mustang will have the powertrains from the previous generations with a 10-speed automatic transmission and six-speed manual transmission. Ford CEO Jim Farley, communicated this information with a tweet containing #SaveTheManuals. And when carefully seeing the video it shows a six-speed gear knob. According to reports, this will be the last manual transmission the model will ever have.
Some Internet Leaks say that there is a high possibility of the new Mustang coming with a hybrid powertrain and even with a torque vectoring AWD. The 2.3 L EcoBoost I4 and 5.0 L Coyote V8 engines from the current generation will carried to the new Seventh Generation. The vehicle might have tuned engines to meet the new regulations and will get a hybrid treatment.
Design and Hybrid Powertrain
The new 2024 Ford Mustang will have an edgier design with a premium interior and well-advanced technology. This will get a larger digital cluster and a new infotainment display as well. This new vehicle will be a milestone with a plug-in hybrid and possibly the last manual transmission.
One electric motor can be seen on each side of the V8 hybrid powertrain in the leaked patent drawings. This V8 hybrid powertrain expected to have an electric range of 10-20 miles mainly focusing on performance. This means the fuel consumption will be more.