Ford introduced jubilee drag racing Mustang

Ford introduced jubilee drag racing Mustang

August 18, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The machine was equipped with a compressor V8 capacity of 5.2 liters

The company Ford introduced the anniversary version of the Mustang Cobra Jet, issued in honor of the 50th anniversary of the presentation of the first factory car for drag racing. Sport coupe was equipped with a new suspension, engine, as well as a certified National Association of Hot Rods (NHRA) safety cage. The circulation of the model will be 68 copies.

Under the hood of the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet is a 5.2-liter V8 engine with a three-liter Whipple supercharger. The power characteristics of the unit are not disclosed. A quarter of a mile (402 meters) the dragon Mustang can pass in eight seconds (the 850-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon takes 9.65 seconds). The speed at the finish line is 240 kilometers per hour.

Unlike the usual Ford Mustang, which is equipped with a 10-speed automatic transmission and an independent rear suspension, the dragon Cobra Jet is equipped with a three-speed racing automatic transmission, a rear axle, a four-link suspension with anti-roll bars and a Panar thruster, and adjustable shock absorbers.

The first Mustang Cobra Jet appeared in 1968. Masclecar, released in 50 copies, was equipped with a seven-liter V8 engine, the output of which was 335 forces. According to other information, the engine power was more than 400 horsepower.