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The 2024 Ford Mustang injects modern technology into a traditional pony car

The Ford Mustang started the pony car segment in 1964 when it hit the market.

On Wednesday, Ford unveiled the 2024 Mustang at the Detroit Auto Show. The iconic pony car features a modified exterior, two gas engines including his V-8 with up to 500 horsepower required, and a tech-laden interior to attract a new generation of Connected His buyers. It will continue on the same platform. We’ve also added two cool new features of his to show off to your friends: a remote his rev and an electronic drift brake.

2024 Ford Mustang

ford is Mustang Mach E Crossover To carry the torch for the EV market, however, the 2024 Mustang Coupe and Convertible will get updated versions of their previous gas engines. , resulting in a higher compression ratio and higher thermal efficiency, reducing internal friction to increase power output and improve fuel economy. Ford hasn’t said power or fuel economy figures yet, but his current 2.3-liter puts him at 310 hp or performance with his pack he gets 330 hp, which combined makes up to 25 mpg.

The 5.0-liter V-8 revision of the GT model includes new dual airbox intakes, feeding dual electronic throttle bodies and delivering more air to the plenum intake manifold. Also, the exhaust camshaft has a longer duration to handle the increased airflow, with continued port and direct injection. The 2022 Mustang’s 5.0-liter V8 engine produces 450 horsepower in the GT, 470 hp at Mach IFord said it is targeting 500 horsepower for its 2024 Dark Horse models. Transmission choices are a 10-speed automatic or his 6-speed manual with both engines rev-matched.

2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse

2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse

Ford said it has three Dark Horse models: Dark Horse, Dark Horse S, and Dark Horse R. While shy of details, the automaker said the S model will be a trackday car and the R model will be built around a specific brand. race series.

2024 Ford Mustang Race Car

2024 Ford Mustang Race Car

The 7th generation Mustang participates in various races, participating in NASCAR, GT3 and GT4 classes. Ford has said the Mustang will compete in the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

The new internally coded S650 generation Mustang was rumored to switch platforms from the Ford Explorer and Lincoln Navigator to the CD6 rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive architecture, but instead it has been used in cars since 2015. It stays on the Mustang-specific DC2 platform. However, Mustang vehicle engineering manager Eddie Kahn said: motor authority Ford aimed to improve the dynamics and responsiveness of several parts, including the aluminum lower control arms, rear suspension links, shocks, springs and stabilizer bars. Ford has also revised the steering system with a stiffer rack and faster his 15.5:1 steering ratio (his 16.0:1 on the previous model).

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

Adding the optional Performance Pack on both the GT and EcoBoost adds a front strut tower brace and a Torsen limited slip differential. The Performance Pack car also has magnetic suspension, wide rear wheels and tires, large brakes, Recaro bucket seats and an active exhaust. The GT Performance Pack also features brake ducts and an auxiliary engine oil cooler for improved cooling. Ford mentioned a handling package for the Dark Horse model, but didn’t elaborate.

Ford offers three upgraded braking options. The top-of-the-range version offered for performance pack cars features a 6-piston front caliper clamping a 15.4″ rotor and a 4-piston rear caliper with a 14.0″ rear rotor. The calipers are all Brembo and are available in his three colors of black, red and Glover Blue.

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

The exterior design is an evolution of the throwback look that Ford adopted in 2005 and has evolved since then. All body panels are new, and Ford says it has more downforce than its predecessor and has the lowest drag coefficient on the Mustang. The rear haunches are now more prominent, the sides are smoother without wrinkles, and the front and rear fascias have been changed with a new take on the Mustang’s tri-bar lighting theme. The nose of the 2.3 and GT models is unique. Compared to the 2.3, the GT has a traditional Mustang grille with stanchions, higher intakes in the corners and standard louvred hood vents. Profile pictures of all seven generations of his Mustang line the lower rear glass as one of his Easter Eggs in the car. The Bronze Design Series appearance package comes with bronze alloy his wheels and badge.

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

Inside, the new Mustang revolutionizes. A big change is a healthy infusion of technology. All Mustangs have a 12.4-inch screen for the digital instrument cluster and a 13.2-inch infotainment touchscreen. The screens are separated on the base model, but on other models they are connected under his one glass, even though the touchscreen is angled towards the driver.

The screen runs Ford’s Sync 4 infotainment interface and is configurable. Ford includes his five themes (Normal, Sport, Track, Calm and Fox Body) in the instrument cluster, each with a different digital layout. The Fox Body carries on the analog look of the beloved Fox body Mustangs manufactured in the late 1970’s and early 1990’s. In MyMustang mode, the driver can view his layout of his 3-gauge or his 5-gauge digital auxiliary gauge on the central screen. Another Easter egg? The track icon on the display in track drive mode will be He Grattan Raceway in Michigan. Other modes consist of Normal, Sport, Slippery, Drag and customizable settings with up to 6 individual profiles.

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

The interior also gets a thicker, flat-bottomed steering wheel and improved materials with softer-to-the-touch surfaces and contrast stitching. from fabric to fabric and vinyl, or vinyl and leather.

In addition to the previous Mustang’s Line Lock and Launch Control features, owners have access to two new cool gadgets: the first is the Electronic Drift Brake. This is an electronic parking brake where the driver controls the parking brake his handle differently. Instead of a straight handle, it has a 90 degree bend and can be activated via an icon in the middle screen. When used, the car automatically goes into truck driving mode and the driver can control the parking brake like a professional drifter. It’s no coincidence that Ford collaborated with renowned drifter Vaughan Gittin Jr. to develop it.

2024 Ford Mustang

2024 Ford Mustang

Another new feature is party tricks to show off to your neighbors. It’s called Remote Rev, and owners can not only remotely start their car, but use their key fob to rev the engine and hear its rage.

On the safety side, the new Mustang gets adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go, speed limit sign recognition, active lane control, avoidance steering assist and automatic front and rear emergency braking. Performance Pack vehicles also have Active Pothole Mitigation, which monitors suspension, body, steering and brake inputs and adjusts the suspension to mitigate the effects of potholes.

2024 Ford Mustang Family

2024 Ford Mustang Family

The 2024 Ford Mustang will hit dealerships in early summer 2023. Full specifications and pricing will be announced closer to market launch.

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