2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet – Photos, Features

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Ford has yet to officially announce the 2012 Mustang Cobra Jet. The next Mustang Cobra Jet takes Ford’s turnkey dragster program to a higher level with a new aluminum engine block and other upgrades for the 2012 model year.

Features:
The 2012 Cobra Jet will feature a 5.4l supercharged engine with a few tweaks which will allow it to develop 430 horsepower. Linked to it will be a 3-speed C4 Auto Race transmission. The unit is hoped to put the car in the quarter mid-8 range when using the 4.0l supercharger option for drag racing.

This power will be put to use with a drag race wheel/tire combination and Cobra Jet spring/adjustable damper tuning to go along with the improved rear suspension with revised rear upper control arm and lower control arm mounts. Stopping power will come from light-weight, low-drag brakes.

It will be available directly from the Ford Racing catalog and it is purpose-built to compete in the NHRA Stock and Super Stock racing classes. It is essentially a race-ready drag-strip car straight off the showroom floor. Kit includes supercharger, billet throttle-body, complete inlet system with 140mm billet mass-air housing, installation instructions, and exclusive Ford Racing race-ready calibration.

Specifications

Drivetrain:

* 430hp 5.4L DOHC supercharged engine (aluminum block)
* 2.3L TVS Supercharger with twin 65mm dual bore throttle body
* 3-Speed C4 Auto Race Transmission – Joel’s on Joy
* 9? rear axle w/4.29:1 Axle Ratio – Strange Engineering

Chassis:

* NHRA Stock Eliminator legal interior
* 8.50et NHRA certified roll cage
* Estimated weight of 3,200 lbs
* Cobra Jet trim and appearance package
* Drag race wheel/tire combination (Rear Tire 30.0 x 9.0)
* Cobra Jet spring/adjustable damper tuning
* Light-weight, low-drag brakes (manual)

Colors:

* Red (M-FR500-CJ12R)
* Grabber Blue (M-FR500-CJ12B)
* Winner White (M-FR500-CJ12W)

Optional Graphics Package:

* MSRP: $1,995.00
* Includes: Powered-By-Ford fender emblems, Sweeping Snake side graphics, 5.4 Cobra Jet hood graphics, Ford Racing windshield header decal, Ford oval front fascia decals, Ford oval license plate decal, FR500CJ decklid decal.
* Optional graphics may be unique to Cobra Jet body color.

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