Ford’s recent-generation Mustang will soldier on for one particular far more model 12 months, but it will do so with no the fire-breathing Shelby GT500.

The info was initial reported on Wednesday by Muscle Automobiles and Trucks and considering that confirmed to Motor Authority by Ford spokesman Mike Levine.

The recent Mustang will have a shortened 2023 model 12 months just before last but not least bowing out to make way for the redesigned 2024 Mustang that was unveiled on Wednesday at the 2022 Detroit car display. The recent automobile will carry on to offer you the Mach one, which will be the new variety-topper in lieu of the Shelby GT500.

Ford has not stated when manufacturing of the recent automobile will cease, although we know the redesigned automobile arrives subsequent summer season. Speaking to Muscle Automobiles and Trucks, Jim Owens, Ford Performance’s advertising manager, stated Ford was nonetheless active catching up constructing 2022 Mustangs due to different manufacturing setbacks in the previous 12 months, and that there was nonetheless a lot of demand for the recent automobile.

Although there is a excellent possibility the Shelby GT500 (and the GT350) will return, there may be a gap of numerous many years as the Mustang’s Shelby variants are not normally obtainable at launch. It signifies if you have been preparing to acquire a Shelby GT500, now would be the time to act.

Even if you wait for the arrival of the redesigned Mustang, there will be a lot of functionality on offer you straight out of the box thanks to a new Dark Horse model that will probably substitute the Mach one. It will share a five.-liter V-eight with the Mustang GT but see energy rise to all around 500 hp.