Borgman Ford has some exciting news for West Michigan auto enthusiasts. Ford just revealed the 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet – celebrating 50 years of the iconic platform’s drag racing heritage. The specialty Mustang will be available to order this summer in a limited run of 68 vehicles. Most exciting is the 5.2L Coyote V8, which is supercharged and powers the fastest iteration yet – screaming through the quarter mile in under 9 seconds!
This recent article in the Official Ford Media Center tells more – take a look below for some excerpts.
2018 Mustang Cobra Jet Celebrates 50Th Anniversary Of Racing Legend With Quickest Straight-Line Stallion Yet
Fifty years ago, the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet took to the staging lanes at drag strips everywhere – and along with the resulting wins, a legend was born. Now comes the return of the Mustang Cobra Jet drag strip race car by Ford Performance – targeted to be the most powerful and quickest version from the factory yet, capable of running the quarter-mile in the mid-8-second range while topping 150 mph.
Engineered by Ford Performance Parts, the purpose-built drag racer developed on the 2018 Ford Mustang platform is limited to 68 non-VIN production cars. It includes a supercharged 5.2-liter Coyote V8 and unique four-link rear suspension, along with a Ford 9-inch solid rear axle from Strange Engineering.
The car is designed to be legal for National Hot Rod Association drag racing, along with several National Mustang Racers Association and National Muscle Car Association classes.
You can read the full article by visiting Media.Ford.com.
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