The 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse is a stark departure from the Shelbys 

It’s a brand new, never-before-seen badge in the Mustang lineup and the most potent 

Coyote-powered ‘Stang ever. Still, even at the top of the 2024 lineup,

it might not be able to live up to some of the Mustangs of the S550 generation.

The 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse is the fastest factory ‘Stang of the 2024 lineup.

 With a 500-horsepower naturally aspirated 5.0L Coyote V8 and hand-me-down parts

from the previous-generation Mach 1, the noir pony car will outsprint the GT

 with either the six-speed manual or 10-speed automatic transmission options.

Unsurprisingly, the almost over-eager 10-speed automatic transmission returns quicker

acceleration times than the TREMEC TR-3160 six-speed. Specifically,