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Scheduled for release in 2023, fans are excited and can’t wait to get a peek at the new 7th generation Ford Mustang look. For the upcoming rumors and predictions, read the insight below.
It is no exaggeration to say Ford Mustang S550 is a bit outdated because it has been around since 2015. The next generation of this pony car may still take some time. Fans are eager and hopeful to see the debut of the new 2023 Ford Mustang Mach 1, codenamed S650, in 2022. However, according to reports from reliable sources, the exact release date is still unclear. More fully, the latest Mustang car is predicted to enter the Flat Rock Assembly in the spring of 2023, and it was previously shown at 7th Generations Goods at the end of 2022. This information was conveyed by the global automotive forecaster’s database AutoForecast Solutions via video host Sean McElroy.
New Prototype Caught on Spy Shot
Ford has issued several unique models for Mustang, such as the RIP, GT350, and Bullitt models. The Mustang debuted at the end of 2014 as a 2015 model, updated for the 2018 model. Now, the model that still exists is GT500 Mustang. Introducing the high-output supercharged Shelby system on GT500 is indirectly a good sign that Mustang will be undergoing another update.
Previously, the GT500 itself had been on the market for too long, so you could say this is the right time for Mustang to update. Rumors have it that the latest model of this Mustang will arrive in 2023, but given the status of completion, you may have to wait a year longer for this newest version.
The 2023 Ford Mustang Mach 1 caught on camera is covered with camouflage fabric to hide the exterior design. However, you can vaguely understand the 2+2 coupe line hiding under the vinyl and camouflage. The sizeable front cutout in the photo shows the next generation Mustang still needs a cooling system. This means an internal combustion engine most likely powers the car. This does not prevent the vehicle from using a hybrid system or being driven electrically. However, gasoline could be the primary fuel for this prototype with the internal combustion engine.
Rumored Engine for the S650
Ford has not announced a hybrid model that uses the latest powertrain for the 2023 Ford Mustang Mach 1. However, several prototype models have implemented a hybrid powertrain. Ford could revise its formula by introducing a hybrid powertrain to comply with stricter fuel economy regulations. This hybridization process starts only in the middle of the production cycle. However, it is unknown when Ford will launch the environmentally friendly car.
Some of these rumors come from the technology released by Ford. First, there are rumors of using a hybrid engine with a 2.3-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine stem from the base model of the released car. Second, words for using the EcoBoost performance model from the Coyote V8 variant are growing.
Next, the 5.2-liter 755hp engine with the Predator V8 supercharger is also produced with combined electrification at the heart of the S650’s production cycle. The latter is Ford’s 10-speed automatic, which is already installed in the current Mustang, and it is also being developed for the 2021 Ford F150 hybrid power boost vehicle.
Will It Adopt AWD System?
There is a prediction that the brand, also known as Blue Oval, will be taking over all-wheel drive for the first time for the 2023 Ford Mustang Mach 1. This is due to February 2021 mule test spy shot seen by a professional Motor1 photographer, which transferred power to two axles where the frame architecture was borrowed from the old model and later updated.
In this February spy shot, you should notice the wire harness is coming out of the wheel hole. It is impossible to guess the cable’s data, but it might indicate the AWD system. The photo also shows dual caliper brakes not found on the current S550 model or variant.
Indeed, the arrival of the Ford S650 has not yet been officially announced. The automotive fans hope this car will have a lighter weight than its predecessor. It seems to be in vain because this car is expected to carry the CD6 platform, which will make the weight of the 2023 Ford Mustang Mach 1 hybrid car heavier.