Shock! For the very first time in twenty years, there’s a brand new Mustang version to eye and also rev intensely. Revealed as a shock after the remainder of the upgraded schedule, the 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Steed comes to be one of the most effective, concentrated high-performance Mustang of the 7th generation (a minimum of up until Shelbys begin turning up). Ford claims designers benefited greater than 3 years to produce what it claims is a “road and also track-capable efficiency Mustang.”
” We have actually taken the brand new Mustang, the very best of our brand-new 5.0-liter V8 efficiency, and also included power, boosted the aero, tires, guiding and also offered an interactive cabin to produce a Mustang that surpasses any kind of 5.0-liter Mustang prior to it,” claimed Ed Krenz, Ford Mustang principal nameplate designer.
Instead that babble on, though, allow’s transform it over to the bullet indicate offer you all the information and also whatever there is to understand about the Mustang Dark Steed.
- The Dark Steed is powered by a 5.0-liter Prairie wolf V8 great for greater than 500 horse power. That’s most likely to be around 20 greater than the GT.
- Alterations for the Dark Steed Prairie wolf consisted of piston attaching poles initially included on the most recent GT500, and also a double throttle body consumption style for added air consumption.
- A special, lighter radiator, a lot more effective followers and also a complementary engine oil colder stress that the Dark Steed is meant to strike the track.
- A six-speed guidebook transmission is conventional. It’s generated by Tremac and also includes an unique 3D-printed titanium change sphere.
- Choose the guidebook and also you’ll be much cooler. Will certainly the transmission as it obtains an unique oil colder.
- Optional is a 10- rate transmission with paddle shifters.
Framework, brake and also tire upgrades
- Distinct framework adjusting consists of bigger back guide bars and also sturdy front shocks.
- MagneRide magnetically regulated flexible dampers are conventional.
- Guiding boosted with a brand-new light-weight strut tower support and also K-brace.
- Torsen back diff requirement.
- Brembo 19- inch six-piston brakes with 13.9- inch blades in advance. Raises not pointed out in news release.
- Staggered wheels (19- inch by 9.5-inch front; 19- inch by 10- inch back) using Pirelli P No tires.
- Optional Handling bundle includes stiffer springtimes, also bigger front and also back guide bars, Pirelli Trofeo tires on larger edges (19 x105 front, 19 x11 back).
- Late accessibility alternative of carbon fiber wheels from Carbon Change.
Outside and also the rules of aerodynamics
- ” A vibrant, darkness visuals” borders the dark fronts lights … or some dark grey trim relaxing under the lights like tough-guy eye black. The grille is special and also continues the tough-guy ambiance with gloss-black trim and also trapezoidal “nostrils.” A special bumper includes what Ford calls “high gloss fangs.” Grrrrrr.
- The back sees a huge diffuser, dimmed quad exhaust pointers and also a set back wing.
- The unique Dark Steed badge shows up on the fenders, trunk and also door sills. A dark, timeless Horse badge continues to be on the front. Mustang developer Joel Piaskowski claims this is the very first time a Mustang has actually been portrayed face-on in a badge. Place that in your pocket, facts followers.
- The Dark Steed obtains special Blue Cinder metal paint, plus the alternative of Notorious Blue Brembo brake calipers with a Grabber Blue logo design.
- Thicker guiding wheel with a level base. Covered in suede and also emphasized in Bright Indigo Blue sewing. It has a drive setting switch.
- Comparison blue sewing throughout the door panels and also seats, equipment change and also facility console. There’s blue seat belts, as well.
- A Dark Steed Look Load dives head initially right into heaven concept with Deep Indigo Blue natural leather seats with a special opening pattern.
- Unique “Black Street” dark metal gloss indoor trim.
- B&O stereo requirement
- Ford will certainly supply 2 committed track-only variations: the Mustang Dark Steed S for weekend break track goers and also Dark Steed R for auto racing.
- Both are stripped-down variations of the street-legal variation with non-essential components gotten rid of and also a safety and security cage, webs, race seat and also race wheel included.
- It consists of updated brakes and also Multimatic DSSV dampers.