Ford has offered another brief glimpse at its upcoming seventh-generation Mustang, ahead of its reveal on September 14.
This latest teaser video uploaded to the Blue Oval’s social media is titled ‘Get ready to feel’. It shows a Mustang badge with a guttural V8 engine revving in the background.
Right at the end of the teaser video you can hear the new Mustang take off with a bunch of tyre squealing and exhaust crackles when changing to second gear.
As previously reported, the next-generation Mustang will retain the option of a V8 engine and a six-speed manual transmission.
Codenamed S650, the seventh-generation Ford Mustang is expected to enter production in the first half of 2023. If this is true, it could come to Australia late in 2023.
The S650 will reportedly have an eight-year lifecycle, which is roughly the same as the previous two Mustang generations.
Ford has already said it will again make the new Mustang at its Flat Rock assembly plant in Michigan, subject to an array of multi-billion dollar factory upgrades.
Ford also specifically called it “Mustang coupe” when discussing 2023 production plans, which calls into question the timeline around any convertible offering.
The new rear-wheel drive Mustang will remain internal combustion-powered in its seventh-generation guise. The existing 2.3-litre EcoBoost turbo-four and 5.0-litre naturally-aspirated V8 are likely to be offered.
A hybrid version is reportedly being worked on for a later arrival, although exactly what form it’ll take (and when it’ll arrive) isn’t clear.
We’ve already seen leaked exterior images of the new Mustang, which include a redesigned front end.
Ford also recently showed off a camouflaged prototype of the seventh-generation Mustang among all six of its predecessors.
The 2024 Ford Mustang will be revealed on September 14 at 8pm Eastern Daylight Time at an event called The Stampede at Hart Plaza in Detroit, Michigan.
It’ll be the culmination of an event called The Drive Home, which kicks off on September 6 at LeMay – America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington.
Ford is currently inviting Mustang owners to participate in the annual road trip, which will see herds of Mustangs cross nine states before congregating at the Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, and taking the final leg together to The Stampede in downtown Detroit.
In terms of rivals for the upcoming S650-generation Mustang, the Dodge Challenger will be replaced by an electric vehicle in 2024, previewed by the Charger Daytona SRT Concept. Chevrolet is also reportedly ending production of the Camaro in 2024.
Ford technically already offers an all-electric vehicle with a Mustang badge in the form of the Mustang Mach-E SUV, which is mechanically unrelated to the Mustang sports car.
The Ford Mustang Mach-E SUV is understood to finally be making the trip Down Under and is set be one of the five electrified Fords due here by 2024.
Ford has temporarily closed orders of the current-generation Mustang in Australia as it tries to fulfil a backlog of existing orders.
“The global semiconductor chip shortage and supply chain challenges for various commodities continues to impact vehicle production for all automakers,” reads a notice on the Ford Australia website.
“The challenges facing the industry are fluid and we are doing our best to fulfil current customer orders on Mustang as quickly as we can.
“As such we are pausing any new orders for Mustang until we can get through the existing customer order bank.
“We understand this is frustrating and we will re-open for orders as soon as possible.”
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