Another American automotive icon is about to begin writing the next volume of his eventful life. The seventh-generation Ford Mustang will be unveiled on September 14 at the Detroit auto show.
Published on 1er August
The news was confirmed last week by Jim Farley, the big boss of the blue oval brand, after Motor News published it. This seventh generation of the original pony car has obviously been the subject of much speculation for months.
To appease traditionalists, the Ford CEO’s tweet was accompanied by the hashtag #savethemanuals and an animation with the sound of a V8 engine. So we can conclude that the eight cylinder will always beat under its long front hood and that it can be tamed using a manual gearbox.
This Mustang, the seventh in the name, can also receive the contribution of the hybrid for the first time of its existence as well as maintaining, according to Automotive News, its current engines were undoubtedly touched again in the exercise, namely four cylinders. turbo 2.3L and 5.0L V8 (excluding the supercharged 5.2L V8 in the Shelby GT500).
One thing is certain, after the reign that started in 2015, the sixth generation Mustang will have pulled the coupe born in 1964 towards modernity in many ways. It will be interesting to see how its successor will fit everything aesthetically and technically.