Foaling Around: Ford Prices 2024 Mustang

Matthew Guy
by Matthew Guy

Blue Oval bean counters have saddled the new-for-’24 Mustang with pricing details. Good news for pony car fans – the numbers are actually realistic.


Whether or not one thinks the 2024 Mustang has been sufficiently restyled compared to the existing coupe and convertible – Ford didn’t ask our opinion and we’ll reserve judgment until seeing one with our own two eyes – there’s little reason to think there will be a lack of demand for the thing. Chevy is letting its Camaro wither on the vine ahead of eventual cancellation, and Dodge will be scuppering the USS Challenger at the end of this year. Those seeking a traditional(ish) ‘Murican pony car will need to hit up a Ford dealer.


How much cheddar will they need? The sum of $32,515 (incl. $1,595 destination) is going to grant access to a base trim EcoBoost Fastback, equipped with a 2.3L turbo mill good for 315 horses and 350 lb-ft of torque. That’s fine, but keep in mind the entry-level ‘Stang will make do with a weirdo twin-iPad dash design and be bereft of a manual transmission at that price. Hey, rental counters in southern Florida won’t be able to keep them in stock. Elsewhere with a four-banger, a Premium Fastback and Premium Convertible will be $38,040 and $43,540 respectively. These trims bring a better interior and other gear like better illumination.


Of more interest to us are the V8-equipped trims. They will set an opening bid of $43,090 for a GT Fastback with three pedals, an amount that is not out of touch with reality. Upgrading to the Premium Fastback will ding yer bank account for $47,610 (add $5,500 to chop its top off). These are the models which will be equipped with a 480 horsepower octopot. Yet to be determined is the inevitable list of optional equipment; here’s hoping there will be goodies like snarlier exhaust systems and beefy brakes. We do know there will be a ‘Performance Pack’ which will include the electronic drift brake. Crowds at car meets better be on their toes.


The much-touted Dark Horse, which gets a power bump to 500 ponies, will bear an MSRP of $59,565. This is slightly more than the Mach 1 on sale today. With that trim vanishing, at least for the time being, perhaps we can call it the Mach None. This is a non-trivial amount for a Mustang which doesn’t bear a Shelby badge, but it’s worth saying the Dark Horse gets a stouter Tremec, different suspenders, and a raft of engine changes to make those 20 extra horses.


Ford expects to unbridle the 2024 Mustang this summer. It’ll be assembled at the plant in Flat Rock. 


[Image: Ford]


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Matthew Guy
Matthew Guy

Matthew buys, sells, fixes, & races cars. As a human index of auto & auction knowledge, he is fond of making money and offering loud opinions.

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  • 95_SC 95_SC on Mar 02, 2023

    Glad someone will keep the pony car alive

  • 28-Cars-Later 28-Cars-Later on Mar 02, 2023

    "They will set an opening bid of $43,090 for a GT Fastback with three pedals, an amount that is not out of touch with reality. "


    So base trim GT (GT itself being an up trim from base) is $43 + dest, but somehow this isn't out of touch with reality?

    • 95_SC 95_SC on Mar 02, 2023

      No, it is not. Cars are expensive nowadays.


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