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2023 Ford Mustang: V8 teased as debut nears


Ford has been drip-feeding new Mustang teasers for what looks like a lifetime now, however the September 14 reveal is simply hours away.

The Blue Oval has provided one other transient glimpse of its next-generation Mustang in a teaser video uploaded to its social media titled ‘Motor Metropolis Muscle’.

It exhibits an individual urgent on the engine start-stop button with the guttural V8 engine firing and revving a lot of occasions.

This newest teaser builds on a earlier one which had the Mustang take off with a bunch of tyre squealing and exhaust crackles when altering to second gear.

As beforehand reported, the next-generation Ford Mustang will retain the choice of a V8 engine and six-speed guide transmission.

Codenamed S650, the seventh-generation Ford Mustang is anticipated to enter manufacturing within the first half of 2023. If that is true, it might come to Australia late in 2023.

The S650 will reportedly have an eight-year lifecycle, which is roughly the identical because the earlier two Mustang generations.

Ford has already mentioned it’ll once more make the brand new Mustang at its Flat Rock meeting plant in Michigan, topic to an array of multi-billion greenback manufacturing unit upgrades.

Ford additionally particularly known as it “Mustang coupe” when discussing 2023 manufacturing plans, which calls into query the timeline round any convertible providing.

The brand new rear-wheel drive Mustang will retain internal- combustion energy in its seventh-generation guise. The prevailing 2.3-litre EcoBoost turbo-four and 5.0-litre naturally-aspirated V8 are more likely to be provided.

The long-rumoured hybrid variant of the Mustang is reportedly on the chopping room ground, in keeping with Automotive Information who spoke with three individuals conversant in the plans.

It’s additionally believed the all-wheel drive Mustang has additionally been cancelled.

We’ve already seen leaked exterior photos of the brand new Mustang, which embrace a redesigned entrance finish.

Ford additionally not too long ago confirmed off a camouflaged prototype of the seventh-generation Mustang amongst all six of its predecessors.

The 2023 Ford Mustang can be revealed on September 14 at 8pm Jap Daylight Time at an occasion known as The Stampede at Hart Plaza in Detroit, Michigan.

It’ll be the fruits of an occasion known as the The Drive Dwelling, which kicked off on September 6 at LeMay – America’s Automotive Museum in Tacoma, Washington.

By way of rivals for the upcoming S650-generation Mustang, the Dodge Challenger can be changed by an electrical automobile in 2024, previewed by the Charger Daytona SRT Idea. Chevrolet can also be reportedly ending manufacturing of the Camaro in 2024.

Ford technically already affords an all-electric automobile with a Mustang badge within the type of the Mustang Mach-E SUV, which is mechanically unrelated to the Mustang pony automobile.

The Ford Mustang Mach-E SUV is known to be lastly be making the journey Down Below and is ready to be one of many 5 electrified Fords due right here by 2024.

Ford has briefly closed orders of the current-generation Mustang in Australia because it tries to fulfil a backlog of present orders.

“The worldwide semiconductor chip scarcity and provide chain challenges for varied commodities continues to affect automobile manufacturing for all automakers,” reads a discover on the Ford Australia web site.

“The challenges going through the business are fluid and we’re doing our greatest to fulfil present buyer orders on Mustang as shortly as we will.

“As such we’re pausing any new orders for Mustang till we will get by the present buyer order financial institution.

“We perceive that is irritating and we are going to re-open for orders as quickly as potential.”

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