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The 2016 Cobra Jet Mustang is Wicked Fast

November 3, 2015 Mustang News No Comments

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To say the 2016 Cobra Jet Mustang is fast would be an understatement after Ford Performance dropped the bombshell that its capable of an eight-second quarter-mile. Ford Performance continues the Turnkey race car program with the unveiling of the 2016 Cobra Jet at this years SEMA show in Las Vegas.

The new Cobra Jet is based off the 2015 Mustang GT platform sharing 75 percent of the Mustang GT’s production engine parts. It will be limited to a 50-car production run and its ready to go for NHRA Stock and Super Stock right off the assembly line. … Continue Reading

Ford Racing reveals 2014 Cobra Jet Mustang details

March 21, 2013 Mustang News No Comments

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Back for another year the Cobra Jet Mustang will be better than ever as Ford Racing has had four seasons of testing, racing and customer feedback to provide the best possible turn-key drag racer for NHRA Stock and Super Stock racing.  The 2014 Cobra Jet Mustang will feature two new colors, Gotta-Have-Green and a Cobra Jet-exclusive flat black (custom color), an all-new 3-speed race transmission with SFI approved housing, and a parachute mount for racers exceeding 150 mph.  As with previous years just 50 units will be built and this year the starting MSRP will be $97,990. … Continue Reading

2013 Cobra Jet Mustang debuts at Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show in Orlando

December 2, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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With the 2013 Mustang debut out of the way Ford Racing saw fit to unveil the 2013 Cobra Jet Mustang at the Performance Racing Industry show in Orlando, Florida.  This is the latest iteration of the Cobra Jet from Ford Racing who has created a legacy of power, performance and triumph, beginning with its victorious introduction at the NHRA Winternationals in 1968.

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2010 Cobra Jet Mustang in car Video

October 26, 2009 Mustang News No Comments

Ford Racing has posted up some new in car video of the 2010 Cobra Jet Mustang powering down a drag strip. The 2008 test mule shown in the video houses the new 2010 powertrain which Ford Racing engineers are currently testing. Enjoy the video…

Its Official: Ford to build 2015 Mustang Cobra Jet turn-key racecar

October 23, 2013 Mustang News 2 Comments

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According to the folks at Popular Hot Rodding the Ford Racing Mustang Cobra Jet turn-key racecar program will continue with the 2015 Mustang model year platform.

When Jamie Allison, director of Ford Racing was asked about the Cobra Jet he responded that “Mustang and Cobra Jet are inseparable!” leading us to believe no other vehicle will carry the Cobra Jet name.

Adding to that, Jesse Kershaw, Ford Racing’s division of Drag Racing Parts and Competition Manager, was quoted as saying, “Our goals remain the same for next year as they are every year, produce a competitive product at a price that is a value for the racer,” Kershaw said. “We want to ensure this program is here to stay.” … Continue Reading

Custom Prototype 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet set to cross block at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas

September 12, 2013 Mustang News 1 Comment

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Ford is partnering with Barrett-Jackson to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society by auctioning off a one-of-a-kind prototype NHRA-ready 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet. Ford will auction the custom orange Mustang Cobra Jet at the Las Vegas Barrett-Jackson Collector Car auction on Saturday September 28 at the Mandalay Bay resort & casino with all proceeds to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

The one-off NHRA legal 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet will be powered by a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 mated to a T4 racing transmission, and boast an optional traction “wheelie” bar, 8.50 ET certified chrome-moly safety cage, exclusive Cobra Jet-branded Weld wheels, three-link rear suspension, lightweight racing brakes, 9-inch rear axle, and custom Cobra-branded Recaro seats.

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Photos from 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet test session

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Back in March Ford Racing made it known a 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet would be coming down the pipeline with updated features and two new colors, one of which (Matte black) is pictured above.  Ford Racing was recently out completing some test sessions at the South Georgia Motorsports Park in Adel, GA with Muscle Mustang and Fast Fords editor Evan Smith who served as a test driver.  Several photos and a teaser video were taken of the 2014 Cobra Jet which you can see below. … Continue Reading

Video: 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet Crashes after impressive Wheelie

November 20, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Last week at the Annual ABM Nationals in Maryland a 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet wowed the crowd with an impressive wheelie as it launched down the dragstrip but what came next shocked everyone looking on.  As the 2013 Cobra Jet’s wheelie was coming to an end the driver lost control as it set its front wheels back down on the ground causing it to make a hard right turn into the wall. … Continue Reading

Video: Mustang Cobra Jet wows crowd with monster wheel stand

September 2, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Mustang Cobra Jet driver Chris Holbrook got the surprise of his life as he launched during a qualifying session at the Gateway Drags IV at Gateway Motorsports Park.  When the tree turned green Holbrook found himself looking up into the clouds as the Mustang Cobra Jet stood on its back wheels for a massive wheel stand unlike any we have see before.  When the front wheels came to rest the Cobra Jet started to veer into the other lane so Holbrook did the safe thing and shut down his run.  Check out the video below. … Continue Reading

Video: First pass for 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet

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Ford Racing put the wraps on production of the 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet a few weeks back and now we are lucky enough to see the first pass down a drag strip.  The 2013 Cobra Jet was shipped straight from the showroom floor to the drag strip at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan.  The Cobra Jet’s run did not disappoint the fans in attendance as it screamed down the 1/8th mile strip. … Continue Reading

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