Ford Mustang (2022): apparently in two hybrid versions in the future
Already at the beginning of 2020, Ford involuntarily revealed when the next Mustang will be on the market. In a job advertisement that was published on the company’s own website and on the “LinkedIn” portal. A member of the “Mustang 6G Forum” has become aware of the ad: It was about the new Mustang with the internal model designation S650 (its predecessor is called S550) – and that it should be launched in 2022.
Due to the corona virus, however, this plan may have been postponed in the meantime. The seventh generation will probably be presented in 2022, but won’t reach dealers until 2023. The How To Cars illustration shows what the next Mustang could look like.
Design of the current model is likely to be further developed
A radically new design is not to be expected. Instead, Ford is likely to further develop the existing look and incorporate elements of the Mustang Mach-E electric SUV. This should include the shape of the grille, which continues to grow in sports cars, and the design of the side air intakes.
Otherwise, a clearer design of the body and correspondingly fewer beads and edges can be expected. Our illustration shows reduced headlights that have nothing to do with current lighting design.
It is possible that Ford is actually so willing to experiment with the lights – after all, the recently introduced Ranger was also courageous in this regard.
As for the interior, expect Ford to bring the Mach-E portrait screen to the regular Mustang. The existing digital cockpit could be upgraded with new displays or better resolution.
Mustang will probably come with two hybrid variants
There is also information about the engines from a Mustang forum – and that also originally comes from LinkedIn. A former Ford engineer states that he worked on two hybrid versions. Accordingly, there will be a 2.3-liter hybrid and an electrified version of the five-liter V8. The latter has now been confirmed to Australian site Wheels by Ali Jammoul, Vehicle Program Director at Ford Performance.
However, it is unclear whether these variants will be offered right from the market launch, because rumor has it that the V8 hybrid was only announced to US dealers for 2025. It is possible that the new Mustang will also be available with a classic combustion engine without electrification. In addition, the rumor persists that Ford will offer the car with all-wheel drive for the first time.