This model has been designated as the fastest Mustang in drag racing ever, and it is presented in honor of the 50th birthday of the first model with that mark. New model has new front part that is very similar to a standard model and will be only available in „Red Race“ or „Oxford White“ color. Buyers can also order their model with special graphics that represents honor for 50 years long existence.
Under the hood is a unique 5.2-liter V8 engine that is based on a five-liter V8 that is also in Mustang GT model. Apart from having a larger volume, this engine is equipped with a triple Whipple compressor (super charger). The company has not yet released official details of what the overall output power of the new model is, but they said that model could exceed 400 meters in just over eight seconds and achieve a top speed of 241 km/h.. Beside unique aggregate, new Cobra Jet is also fitted with a adjustable suspension, a “roll” cage certified by the NHRA and sports seats.
In company statement ,Erik Chin, director of the Ford Performance Parts Division said: “From the very beginning when the Mustang Cobra Jet dominated the NHRA competition in 1968 to our more modern and new cars, Ford Performance Parts continues to made Cobra Jet in the tradition that shows five decades long success. ”
The production of this model will be limited to 68 units, as a homage to the first model from 1968. Each copy of this model will be sold at a price of $ 130,000.