Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 

  • $28k built in USA
  • 1999
  • 320 HP 4.6L
  • 148 mph
Ergonomics aside, we enjoyed the lusty thrust of the blown engine and the throaty exhaust note.
by MotorTrend (May, 2004)
Other standard equipment included the T-56 six-speed manual, SVT instrumentation, power windows and locks, Nudo leather/Preferred suede upholstery with power adjust and power lumbar/bolsters for the driver's seat, tilt steering wheel, cruise, security system with keyless entry, Mach 460 audio with six-CD in-dash changer, and power top.
by MotorTrend (May, 2004)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford Mustang SVT Cobra


Mustang SVT Cobra
4.8 s
Corvette Z06
3.6 s

Top speed

Mustang SVT Cobra
148 mph
Corvette Z06
198 mph
Porsche 911
130 mph

Data points Key details of the Ford Mustang SVT Cobra


Mustang SVT Cobra


Mustang SVT Cobra
320 HP
Porsche 911
128 HP
Corvette Z06
500 HP

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Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
The Eaton Roots-type supercharger is the same model used on the SVT F-150 Lightning, with a cast aluminum case, machined aluminum internal rotors, and its own dedicated drive belt.
The 2003 SVT Mustang Cobra's 4.6-liter, DOHC V-8 is equipped with an Eaton supercharger and new aluminum alloy cylinder heads that provide increased flow capabilities.

Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Neccessary horsepower and suspension components help the Cobra keep pace with other sports cars of the period.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Ford
Price $27,995
Year 1999
Highest auction price 1999 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra, $22k, April 2008

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.85 lb/hp
Maximum hp 320 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 318 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 4,600 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.9:1
Bore/stroke 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 148 mph
0-60mph 4.8 s


Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Axle ratio 3.27:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,472 lb
Width 73.1 in
Height 53.5 in
Length 183.5 in
Front track width 59.9 in
Wheelbase 101.3 in
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