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News This is What the New 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse Sounds Like

This is What the New 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse Sounds Like

A Mustang’s sound is as important as its performance – no one will be disappointed

  • The Dark Horse is the most track-focused naturally-aspirated V8 Mustang ever.

  • Its Coyote 5.0L V8 makes roughly 500hp.

The car community is hungry for more juicy details about the recently announced 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse. What is known is that it will be the most track-focused non-forced-fed Mustang ever. And while we don’t have official power numbers yet, we’ve got a very good idea of what it will sound like.

Four Things You Need to Know about 2024 Mustang Dark Horse

What we do know about the Dark Horse is that its new 5.0L V8 engine will produce at least 500hp or the most ever for a naturally-aspirated V8 in a ‘Stang. The power will be set to the rear wheels via a Tremec-sourced 6-speed manual (as fitted in the car in the video) or an optional 10-speed automatic.

Historically, 5.0L engines have been blessed with the best V8 sounds, and the new Dark Horse sounds as though it will not disappoint. Ford’s press releases on the Mustang Dark Horse do not elaborate on what type of exhaust system the car gets however the V8 is thoroughly reworked with a dual throttle-body intake design to improve engine breathing and upgraded internals.

No matter what, the new 2024 S650 Mustang Dark Horse sounds properly aggressive.

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai


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