Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Mystichrome 

  • built in USA
  • 2004
  • 385 HP 4.6L
  • 159 mph
The package also features the industry's first production application of color-shifting leather interior trim.
The 2004 SVT Mustang Cobra Mystichrome features an advanced formula of color-shifting paint, first offered in 1996 on the SVT Mustang Cobra with Mystic paint.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Mystichrome

Top speed

Mustang SVT Cobra Mystichrome
159 mph
Mustang Cobra R
176 mph


Mustang SVT Cobra Mystichrome
10.7 s
Infiniti G37
13.9 s

1/4 mile

Mustang SVT Cobra Mystichrome
12.7 s

Data points Key details of the Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Mystichrome


Mustang SVT Cobra Mystichrome
385 HP


Mustang SVT Cobra Mystichrome
391 ft-lb
Infiniti G37
266 ft-lb

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Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Mystichrome
Then I recalled a Ford supplier, Garden State Tanning (GST), had developed leather colored with ChromaFlair pigments.
But, just as the handling and acceleration have dramatically improved since 1996 on the SVT Mustang Cobra, so has color-shifting technology.

Ford SVT Mustang Cobra MystiChrome

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Whether MystiChrome turns you on or not, consider that it could be a long time before an SVT version of the next-generation Mustang is available.
What sets this model apart from other similarly painted cars in the past is that the interior also features psychedelic MystiChrome leather trim, which is the answer to a question we've certainly never asked.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Ford
Year 2004

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.51 lb/hp
Maximum hp 385 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 391 ft-lb @ 3,500 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 4,600 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.55 in / 3.54 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 159 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s
0-100mph 10.7 s


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 3.55:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc
Front wheels 432/? 229
Rear wheels 432/? 203

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,663 lb
Width 73.1 in
Height 52.6 in
Length 183.5 in
Front track width 60.2 in
Wheelbase 101.3 in
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