Wednesday, November 4, 2015

2016 Cobra Jet Mustang

Fr Ford Performance:

The 2016 Cobra Jet Mustang engine is made up of 75 percent production Mustang GT components topped by a front inlet Whipple supercharger; as delivered, it’s capable of eight-second quarter-mile times. The 2016 Cobra Jet features such enhancements as drag race-specific coil-over shocks and springs, lightweight racing brakes by Strange Engineering, 8.50-certified roll cage, Aeromotive fuel system with trunk-mounted fuel cell, Corbeau FIA seats, five-point race harnesses and race-prepped automatic transmission.

Ford Performance engineers tapped internal resources, taking technology from other parts of the company and adapting it for racing. The Cobra Jet engine uses an electric water pump from Ford C-MAX Hybrid that allows cool-down without the engine running – resulting in more consistent racing via improved management of engine temperature. Dyno cells calibrated to simulate drag strip burnouts and quarter-mile runs were used to prove out engine durability. With the Cobra Jet engine’s highly proven components largely sourced directly from the Ford parts shelf, the car’s parts are durable, efficient and well-engineered. Additional performance parts can be found in the Ford Performance Parts catalog.


The 2016 Cobra Jet Mustang has a blown Coyote 5.0L V8 with a black Whipple 2.9L supercharger, horsepower or torque numbers with this engine combo maybe just north of 1,000 hp.

Ford Performance T4 race-prepped three-speed automatic (it’s a GM TH400-based transmission with a bell-housing that bolts to a Coyote V8) with an SFI case. Cobra Jet Mustang will set you back at six figures, with all the goods were @ $103,000. 

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