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2024 Ford Mustang GT Coupe: First Real World Photo Gallery

The all-new seventh-generation 2024 Ford Mustang was revealed back in September to quite a bit of fanfare, ushering in the next generation of the iconic pony car. Since then, Ford Authority has spotted a handful of examples of the forthcoming vehicle, including a Mustang EcoBoost convertible, a Mustang EcoBoost coupe and a high-performance Mustang Dark Horse. Now, our photographers spotted a next-gen Ford Mustang GT coupe making the rounds out in public for the first time.

This particular 2024 Ford Mustang GT is finished with a sleek gray exterior, identifiable by its unique front end that sets it apart from the rest of the lineup; namely, its larger, more aggressive grille openings that were engineered to facilitate greater airflow and therefore better performance. This particular model does not appear to feature any additional options, such as the Performance Pack.

Under the hood, this 2024 Ford Mustang GT features the automaker’s naturally aspirated 5.0L V8 Coyote engine, which has been tuned to deliver more horsepower than the outgoing model, thanks to its dual air intake box and dual throttle body design. Power is transferred to the rear wheels by way of the standard six-speed manual transmission or optional 10-speed automatic.

As a reminder, the seventh-generation Ford Mustang represents far more than a simple refresh, featuring all-new exterior and interior styling, along with upgraded technology and other components. There is one downfall to its improved tech, however – thanks to its advanced cybersecurity measures, the forthcoming pony car will prove extremely difficult for third party tuners to hack.

The 2024 Ford Mustang also introduces new packages, such as the aforementioned Performance Pack, as well as exterior accent groups, such as the Bronze Design Series Appearance Package. Additionally, it introduced the Mustang Dark Horse, an aggressive, track-ready variant of the pony car.

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Alexandra is a Colorado-based journalist with a passion for all things involving horsepower, be it automotive or equestrian.

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  1. Smitty

    Are we sure this is a GT? Look at the exhaust tips?? Don’t the GT Mustangs have QUAD exhaust tips? The wheels on this “GT” Look lame as well.. Looks like a base Mustang 2.3L with 5.0 badges slapped on it!! Bummer if this is the GT Model!!! You would think the GT would look a bit more aggressive looking than this!!!

    1. DWH

      It’s pretty obvious these are licensed prototype test mules that engineers are using to refine any issues like rattles and squeaks while including winter testing. The GT pictured is using S550 GT rims and exhaust. These are not the finished products that will be released next year. Having seen both the GT performance and Dark Horse in Detroit. These Mustangs were put together for testing.

  2. M&Ms

    If you did not get my comment about my 1966 Mustang i bought April 13, 1966, and my 2007 Mustang, both of which are super superior to those shown above and those I have been since 1966, let me know and I will resend it.

  3. Charlie

    Sorry Ford, you made it ugly. Last gen was much better

  4. Peter

    I agree with Charlie, looks like a late generation Chevy Impala with a poorly-proportioned rear end…give me an S550 over this any day.

  5. Robert Levins

    I’m sure this will be a great Mustang. Plenty of power, great handling and the fact it’s a new model. I’ve always loved Mustangs for the most part. However, I don’t think I will be buying one. I was really hoping for a newer more inspiring body style. It’s nice but rather bland. I think the designers are trying to hold onto something here, doesn’t grab me. I’m really excited about Ford. I think they will do great overall. I guess I’ll just wait it out for a “REALLY “ exciting Mustang.

  6. NoMoFo

    That dash will look old and outdated in less than 5 years. Give me a classy gauge cluster with tactile buttons every single day over touch screen BS.

  7. Jim

    The new GT only has a few more up than my 2015 w/435 so I may have to rethink upgrading. If the GT at least included the tremic 6sp / 373 gears it would be a nice performance upgrade. Dark horse is nice but tough if priced more than 2022 Mach 1.


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