The 2022 Ford Mustang is giving up some energy in a bid to outrun more and more restrictive emissions guidelines.
In accordance with the seller ordering system, the GT is dropping from 460 hp to 450 hp and the Mach 1 from 480 hp to 470 hp, with related reductions in torque.
“To satisfy extra stringent LEV III regulatory emissions necessities, horsepower and torque have been lowered by 10 hp and 10 lbs.-ft. for 2022 mannequin yr Mustangs with the 5.0-liter V8 engine,” Ford stated in an announcement confirming the information.
The Mach 1’s engine is at present essentially the most highly effective model of the 5.0-liter V8 Ford has ever provided. The low quantity Mustang Shelby GT 500’s 760 hp supercharged 5.2-liter V8 has not been modified.
The Mustang is not the one automobile affected by the brand new laws. Chevrolet needed to retune the Corvette’s 6.2-liter V8 to fulfill them, however was in a position to retain its energy scores, whereas Dodge did not even attempt to carry over the 710 hp Durango SRT Hellcat, which was solely provided for the 2021 mannequin yr.