the new Ford Mustang Not only Continue to refuse electricity (The task that currently rests on the shoulders of Mach-E), but also wants to show that there is still a lot to be extracted from large combustion engines. Proof of this is the unprecedented Dark Horse version, equipped with no less than the most powerful V8 5.0 engine in history.
Launched to ride both on the tracks and on the streets, the Dark Horse Mustang delivers 500 horsepower. Torque and performance numbers weren’t revealed, but Ford excited enthusiasts with “small” details: the version will have a six-speed manual transmission as standard. A 10-speed automatic transmission will be optional.
According to the brand, a number of changes have been made to create a more refined performance car. Improvements have been made to aerodynamics, brakes and tires, as well as brake, rear axle and engine oil cooling. Speaking of the engine, it gets connecting rods introduced in the Shelby GT500 Mustang and a new intake design, with a dual throttle body, for better mass breathing.
There are unique chassis tweaks too, with larger rear anti-roll bars and narrower front shocks, six-piston Brembo brakes, Torsen rear differential and MagneRide shocks.
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For those who want more performance, the Mustang Dark Horse offers the handling package, with a Ford GT-like rear spoiler, stiffer springs, larger anti-roll front and rear bars and wider Pirelli Trofeo tires (the tires are standard Pirelli P Zero). There are also, as an option, carbon fiber wheels.
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The appearance of the black horse, which Ford described as “ominous,” seems to put fear in place. At the front, the bumper is unique, the headlights are darkened and the grille is all in gloss black.
At the rear, in addition to the spoiler inherited from the Ford GT mentioned above, the sports car bears the emblem created for the unprecedented version: a forward-facing horse, which seems to be facing everyone who watches it. It’s the first time the horse representing a Mustang has appeared in this angle. The same definition is present on the sides and the inside. The blue bodywork shade with a unique golden luster is also unique.
The brand did not reveal photos of the interior of the model, which should have its own finishes and a plate identifying the unit number. The steering wheel is known to be thicker, has a flat base and is covered in suede with blue stitching, there are silver fins for the gear shift and the manual shift lever is made of titanium, 3D printing.
The seats and door panels also use shades of blue on the seams, as well as the seat belts. In the optional Appearance Package, the seats are blue with perforated upholstery. The range of screens of popular versions continues, with 12.4 inches in the device four and 13.2 in the multimedia center with SYNC 4.
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