Mustang Cobra – The Ford Mustang SVT Cobra was a pony car built by Ford Motor Company through the Special Vehicle Team Division. It is a high-performance version of the Mustang built by Ford, sitting in the model range of the Mustang GT. On three occasions, Ford also produces efficient variant R. Although the Mustang Shelby Cobra GT500 by SVT Cobra is partially built and a badge is not as SVT Cobra, because it is authorized by Shelby Cobra and not somewhere in the description or name.
1993 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra was launched Chicago Auto Show to life in the economy in 1992. It was the first vehicle of the newly created department of Ford SVT, SVT designed to four Performance, Substance, Exclusivity and Value display. The exterior of the 1993 SVT Cobra does not represent a radical change in the model year GT.
The actual overhaul and modernization took place in the Body: The drive train was powered by a 302 CID V8 engine and produces 235 hp and 280 ft · lb of torque. According to Road & Track, this could be a Cobra message through the quarter mile in 14.5 seconds at a trap speed of 98 mph. Acceleration from zero to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds took the train received a transmission control, rear disc brakes and improved for the first time in a factory Mustang was 17 “unidirectional wheels suspension is not neglected either. Cobra models received, led flexible pipe from the This GT model was achieved with the model-specific springs and stabilizers. Ford references listed. In many cases, Ford has two separate numbers for each production Ford part number, and a number of engineering. The number of engineering is usually what projects canceled the piece itself.
Ford Cobra in mid-1994 re-introduced with the new design and larger brakes, a revised suspension setup and wider than the outgoing version of the wheels, a contribution “GT-40″ lower intake and Cobra specific maximum heads cast iron GT-40th Power has increased to 240 hp. New colors were introduced: Rio Red, Crystal White and Black. The differences between the GT and Cobra included the front bumper, the wheels Cobra specific and in 1994 and 1995 Mustang Cobra use stock hood, rear LX “Mustang”, while the rear bumper ‘Cobra’, more specifically Cobra hood “air intakes” not until 1996 appear. Unique in 1995 Cobra was the removable hardtop option. These models, however, were essentially the same as the Cobra convertible had several small provisions to accept the setting mechanisms of the fiberglass top and map wiring.
After the unexpected success of the 93 R, the SVT engineers developed a more powerful R-model on the Cobra 1995. The priority was to meet customer demand for more capacity with powerful engines and fuels. In response to these requirements, the SVT Cobra 5.0 L V8 was redesigned with a modified 5.8-liter V8 Windsor Ford SVT version, generating 300 hp replaced and installed Kevlar 20 U.S. gallon tank. To handle the torque of the more powerful engine, a manual transmission was 5-speed Tremec installs 3550th See also T-5 5-speed manual transmission. Again, the weight savings was targeted, so there was no back seat, radio, windows conditioning or electric seats, fog lights, which are omitted to ensure lines are for fresh air, the front disc brakes. Heavy rate springs, thicker front stabilizer and reinforcing steel have improved handling on the racetrack. Only 250 cars were built high enough to clear the engine and induction system only in white with saddle cloth interior, each with a single layer of fiberglass central bell.
For 1996, Ford has finally the aging 5.0-liter V8 Mustang eliminated, replaced by a new unit of 4.6 liter DOHC aluminum “modular”, the soft and had a little better fuel economy. This engine produces 305 hp (227 kW) and 300 ft · lbf (410 N · m) of torque, making the new Cobra capable of 0-60 in 5.5 and 13.9 in the second quarter miles. Early models were backed by Warner T-45 manual 5-speed Borg. End of 1998, Tremec bought production rights for the T-45, but remained unchanged in terms of strength.
In 1996, Ford also introduced the Mystic Cobra color change paint manufactured by BASF presented. The color was green based, and depending on the angle, it was assumed that the color changed from green to purple to root beer. The Mustang Cobra 1998 was the last year of the rear style fuel system was replaced by a new system in 1999.
The 2000 Cobra R had several visual and performance features that allow easy passes as something more than a normal 1999 or 2001 Cobra. The “power dome” hood, for example, is higher than the normal Cobra hood, and has gills that are cut to reduce the temperature in the engine compartment. The rear spoiler is tall and wide, the much needed strength to the race track. The 2000 Cobra R equipped with Eibach springs that lower the car 1.5 inches front and 1.0 inches rear. This model also uses Bilstein shocks and struts, Brembo 4-piston front calipers that. Onto 13-inch rotors of large channels with a career-fuel cell, which is clearly visible cooled rear diffuser under the previous V6 style The front bumper is adorned with a low riding removable divider. The wheels also have a 9.5-inch wrapped in aggressive BF Goodrich G-Force KD tires silver medal unique style five-spoke 18-inch-x alloys.
While many people believe that there is no 2002 Cobra, there was a very small issue. It was built only about 100 vehicles, and all were sent to Australia. Other changes additional lights in the lower bumper, and the steering wheel moves to the right side of the vehicle 2002 Mustang Cobra.
Especially for 2004 SVT Cobra Mystic 1996 of color to a new mode. The new color, known Mystichrome, a brilliant pass that transitions and metallic cobalt blue topaz, and the royal purple and finally a deep black onyx. Nickname Mystichrome this color variant 1010 times, 515 was produced as a coupe and convertible 495th These cars came with chrome wheels 17 “SVT as standard. Leather inserts are also changes the color of the surfaces of the seats and steering wheel. Was captured a definitive history of this model John Coletti SVT operations in the non-fiction book Iron Fist, Lead Foot by Frank Moriarty.