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

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Ford CEO Jim Farley took to Twitter on Wednesday to verify 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 standard auto present. Gross sales ought to comply with in 2023, which means we’re prone to see the automobile arrive as a 2024 model.

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

The prototypes trace at an evolutionary design, which factors to the brand new Mustang driving on an up to date model of the present automobile’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 seemingly 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 – Photograph credit score: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

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

Anticipate the hybrid powertrain to take a seat in a efficiency halo model. There’s speak it should characteristic a standard 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 – Photograph credit score: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

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

The Mustang’s redesign cannot come quickly sufficient as U.S. gross sales dropped to 52,414 models 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 because of disruptions and a few consumers seemingly switching to the Mustang Mach-E.

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