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Hardcore Ford Mustang Darkish Horse R teased

Hardcore Ford Mustang Darkish Horse R teased


Ford Efficiency will reveal a extra hardcore model of the seventh-generation Mustang pony automotive for observe use solely later this month.

Initially teased as one of many racing variations of the brand new Ford Mustang in September 2022, the Darkish Horse R has been teased as soon as once more on Threads forward of its reveal on July 27.

The track-only Ford Mustang Darkish Horse R can be powered by a model of the road-going mannequin’s 5.0-litre Coyote V8 engine.

It’s unclear how a lot energy and torque the Mustang Darkish Horse R will make at this stage, however the road-going US-spec Darkish Horse produces 373kW and 567Nm.

Ford has beforehand introduced there can be two devoted, track-only Mustang Darkish Horses. The yet-to-be-revealed Ford Mustang Darkish Horse S is “designed for the weekend observe day fanatic” and the Mustang Darkish Horse R has been “developed for racing”.

The Mustang Darkish Horse R, just like the Darkish Horse S, may have all non-essential components and trim items eliminated.

On the within there can be a full FIA-certified security cage, security nets, a racing seat with security belts, a fast launch racing steering wheel, electrical disconnects, and fireplace suppression system. A passenger seat is elective.

Driver controls can be contained in a central panel housing switches and knobs for the headlights, indicators, window wipers, mirror adjusters and rail mild.

On the skin the Mustang Darkish Horse R may have bonnet pins, entrance and rear tow hooks, an adjustable rear wing and a full exhaust system.

The Mustang Darkish Horse R may also have Multimatic DSSV dampers that assist journey peak and camber changes, strategic seam welding, a gas cell, and Ford Efficiency wheels.

“Each Darkish Horse S and R have been additional enhanced for efficiency and stripped of virtually each unneeded consolation, holding solely what is required to supply higher efficiency,” stated Ford Mustang chief nameplate engineer Ed Krenz.

The reveal of the Mustang Darkish Horse R will comply with shortly after the brand new Mustang GT4. Ford has additionally revealed GT3, and Supercar variations of the new-generation Mustang.

As beforehand reported, Ford Australia has confirmed the road-going next-generation Mustang’s launch for the primary quarter of 2024.

“Manufacturing for Australia-bound Mustangs is about to start by late this yr,” a Ford Australia spokesperson confirmed to CarExpert.

“Attributable to important transport time between the plant in Flat Rock, Michigan and Australia, we anticipate first arrivals in Q1, 2024.”

A member of the net discussion board Mustang 7G had posted a photograph of a confidential Ford Australia bulletin outlining the up to date timing for the brand new Mustang.

The doc stated pricing and specs can be launched by the tip of June, with sellers to learn of their allocations by the identical time.

No native pricing or specs for the next-generation Mustang have been launched but.

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