Report: Next Ford Mustang Won’t Be Hybrid, AWD

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A teaser shot showing a badge on the trunk lid of the 2024 Ford MustangWe’re one week out from the debut of the seventh-generation Ford Mustang, and the rumors are flying in like spit on the premier of Don’t Fear Darling. Too quickly? By no means too quickly.

The following technology of Ford’s iconic muscle automotive will make its world debut in precisely one week at an occasion Ford is looking The Stampede.

Commerce publication Automotive Information stories that the brand new automotive is “not anticipated to depart drastically” from the present model’s basic rear-wheel-drive, gas-powered formulation. Dodge could have introduced the tip of the Challenger and teased its seemingly electrical successor. However Ford is sticking with the old-school pony automotive formulation for one more technology.

“A hybrid variant that was deliberate for mid-decade has been scrapped,” AN stories, quoting three individuals “aware of the plans.”

A protracted-rumored all-wheel-drive model won’t seem, both, the sources say.

Nonetheless, AN notes, this may virtually definitely be the final gas-powered Mustang. Their sources anticipate a “change to battery energy round 2030.”

Ford, in any case, has offered extra electrical Mustang Mach-E SUVs this yr than standard gas-powered Mustangs.

In the meantime, Ford could have posted a brief teaser of the upcoming pony automotive final week. A transient video posted to Fb exhibits a decidedly retro-looking piece of bags sitting in a trunk that quickly closes to disclose an all-new GT badge. The phrase “efficiency” seems etched into the highest of the emblem – a contact we’ve by no means seen earlier than. The display then goes black and exhibits an commercial for The Stampede.

It’s troublesome to inform a lot past the badge from the shot. It may simply be from the decklid of the present Mustang or a brand new model. We’ll know extra on Sept. 14. We anticipate Ford to drop extra teasers within the meantime.

 

 

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