Ford Mustang Dark Horse 2024, a real racing ‘beast’ to go to another level

Ford Mustang Dark Horse 2024

Ford Mustang Dark Horse 2024, a real racing ‘beast’ to go to another level

Ford Mustang welcomes the powerful new ‘Dark Horse’ version, which promises to take performance to another level.

After revealing the long-awaited and incredible 2024 Ford Mustang, now the ‘pony car’ welcomes the powerful ‘Dark Horse’. Designed for racing, it could reach 500 hp, it has optional carbon fiber wheels and Pirelli Trofeo RS tires.

Sitting at the top of the new Ford Mustang family, this version boasts the most track capability ever seen and a 5.0-liter V8 engine. It also has dual throttle bodies and ‘projects’ it to reach 500 hp.

In addition to this, it features a Tremec six-speed manual transmission as standard and a distinctive transmission oil cooler. However, customers can opt for a 10-speed automatic.

Ford Mustang Dark Horse 2024

Ford Mustang Dark Horse

In fact, it has brake cooling ducts, an auxiliary engine oil cooler, a rear axle cooler, and a lighter single radiator. In addition, it incorporates more powerful cooling fans to improve its cooling capabilities.

This new version also features ‘MagneRide’ shock absorbers fitted as standard, which can control the movement of the wheels and tires 1,000 times per second to optimize performance.

These items are joined by a larger rear stabilizer bar and 19-inch wheels that are 9.5 inches wide at the front and 10 inches at the rear, wrapped in Pirelli P Zero tires.

Ford Mustang Dark Horse 2024


The brand also added a point turret and a ‘K’ clamp to improve handling. What’s more, it’s fitted with a set of 13.9-inch six-piston Brembo front brake calipers.

We know that there are customers who are looking for better performance, for them there is the Handling Package. It incorporates a prominent rear spoiler with an integrated stretcher flap, stiffer springs, larger front and rear stabilizer bars.

It also adds unique 19-inch wheels mounted on much wider Pirelli Trofeo tires and lightweight carbon fiber wheels. In fact, it sports darkened headlights and a new black grille at the front.


It also features lower-extending side skirts and a new rear spoiler, as well as a diffuser and blacked-out quad exhaust tips. Likewise, it incorporates new badges and a color called ‘Blue Ember’ metallic.

On the other hand, as for its interior, the model has a flat-bottom steering wheel upholstered in suede and decorative stitching in bright indigo blue. Models with a 10-speed transmission include silver anodized paddle shifters.

Customers opting for the ‘Appearance Pack’ benefit from Deep Indigo Blue seats and a 12-speaker B&O audio system as standard. In any case, Ford has yet to reveal pricing and availability for the 2024 Mustang Dark Horse.

Ford Mustang Dark Horse 2024

Commenting on the topic, Jim Farley, Ford CEO, said: “We surprised everyone, and we will surprise them again with a track-capable Mustang that puts a new level of performance, style and American engineering in the hands of everyday customers. who still want the thrill and excitement of a V8 sports car.”

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