Ford Australia has today announced pricing and specification details of the seventh-generation Ford Mustang, which will be offered locally in EcoBoost, GT and high performance Dark Horse variants.
The EcoBoost is powered by a 2.3-litre EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder engine, delivering 232kW and 475Nm in combination with a 10-speed auto transmission, Available only in Fastback configuration, it’s priced from $64,990 plus on-roads.
The GT, available as a 6-speed manual or 10-speed auto in Fastback or auto in its Convertible variants, delivers 347kW and 550Nm from its 5.0-litre V8. Pricing starts from $77,002 plus on-roads.
A 1,000-unit special edition model for Australia, the Mustang Dark Horse is the first new performance nameplate in 21 years and will be available with both a unique TREMEC six-speed manual transmission, or an automatic transmission.
It offers 349kW and 548Nm, with prices starting from $99,102. Pricing aside, the next generation Mustang features an electric park and drift brake (the latter being for the track only), an active valve performance exhaust, and a range of track apps.
Embedded in the 12.4-inch digital instrument cluster, the system provides an acceleration timer, accelerometer, brake performance, lap timer, launch control (in the manual), line-lock functionality, and results data.
Australian-delivered Mustang feature Brembo brakes, a larger radiator with improved cooling and more powerful cooling fans. 5.0-litre V8 GT models receive an auxiliary engine oil cooler, along with 19×9-inch front and 19×9.5-inch rear wheels, and Pirelli P-Zero tyres.
In the case of the Dark Horse, there’s auxiliary brake cooling ducts, a transmission and rear axle cooler, unique chassis tuning, including stiffer front springs and MagneRide shocks, with the latter capable of monitoring wheel and tyre movement 1,000 times per second.
It also features a Torsen differential, wider staggered wheels (19 by 9.5-inch front and 19 by 10-inch rear), with stopping courtesy of Brembo six piston brakes with 390mm rotors on the front. Each example comes with an individual chassis numberplate inside.
Additionally, it grabs a leather-wrapped, flat-bottomed steering wheel, with microsuede inserts, finished with Bright Indigo Blue accent stitching. Anodised silver paddle shifters are integrated on 10-speed automatic transmission equipped cars too.
A dedicated drive mode button is at thumb’s reach, and the Bright Indigo Blue stitching continues across the door panels and seats, gear shift boot and centre console. This is further enhanced by unique blue seatbelts and optional Recaro seats in Deep Indigo Blue.
The halo model sports shadow graphic surrounds on the darkened LED headlamps, a gloss black grille with trapezoidal nostrils and unique lower front bumper with high gloss ‘fangs.’ Lower side skirts and a fixed rear wing, and new race-inspired diffuser also feature.
The 2024 Ford Mustang will be available in Oxford White, Racer Red, Shadow Black, Vapor Blue, Grabber Blue, Atlas Blue, Dark Matter Grey and Carbonised Grey across the EcoBoost, GT and Dark Horse ranges.
The Dark Horse, when specified with the its optional Appearance Pack, can be had in Ember Blue. Iconic Silver, Rapid Red and Yellow Splash are exclusive to the EcoBoost and GT. First customer deliveries are expected to arrive in Q2 of next year.
For more information, contact your local Ford dealer. If you’re keen on one and need finance, talk to CreditOne.