Ford unveils 500 horsepower Mustang Dark Horse

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Ford unveiled the first new Mustang efficiency sequence in 21-years with the Darkish Horse. The Darkish Horse contains a factory-rated 500 horsepower 5.0-liter V8 engine and delivers the best stage of efficiency for the brand new 2024 Mustang. A six-speed TREMEC handbook transmission is commonplace, and a 10-speed computerized transmission is offered.

2024 Ford Mustang Darkish Horse (Picture courtesy of Ford Motor Firm)

“We’ve taken the all-new Mustang, one of the best of our new 5.0-liter V8 efficiency, and added energy, improved the aero, tires, steering and supplied an interactive cockpit to create a Mustang that goes past any 5.0-liter Mustang earlier than it,” stated Ed Krenz, Ford Mustang chief nameplate engineer. 

 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse
2024 Ford Mustang Darkish Horse (Picture courtesy of Ford Motor Firm)

The accessible Dealing with Package deal improves downforce with a rear wing that features an built-in Gurney Flap, just like the Ford GT. The Dealing with Package deal provides stiffer springs, bigger entrance and rear sway bars and wider Pirelli Trofeo tires and 19-inch-by-10.5-inch entrance and 19-inch-by-11-inch rear wheels.

Additional enhancement to the most recent Mustang efficiency sequence embody brake cooling NACA ducts, an auxiliary engine oil cooler, a rear axle cooler and a lighter-weight radiator with improved cooling for the Coyote engine.

 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse
2024 Ford Mustang Darkish Horse (Picture courtesy of Ford Motor Firm)

“It’s greater than a brand new identify. Darkish Horse brings a brand new design language to Mustang that’s refined but completely suited to its twin function of avenue and observe efficiency,” stated Joel Piaskowski, international director, Ford Design. “The visible adjustments, each in and out, message that Darkish Horse has a directed efficiency focus. The mechanical adjustments reinforce the aim of Darkish Horse, offering the motive force with elevated confidence and competence.”

 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse
2024 Ford Mustang Darkish Horse (Picture courtesy of Ford Motor Firm)

Ford is utilizing the Darkish Horse for the launch of six new racing Mustangs that can compete in quite a lot of sequence, together with GT3, GT4, NASCAR and NHRA Manufacturing unit X racing. Ford can also be providing a pair of devoted, track-only Darkish Horse Mustangs powered by 5.0-liter V8 engines. These providing are solely accessible for racers and non-street use. Mustang Darkish Horse S is designed for the weekend observe day fanatic whereas Mustang Darkish Horse R has been developed for racing.

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