Ford Launches $130,000 Mustang Cobra Jet at Woodward

What do you buy if you really need to be 1,320 feet away in less than nine seconds? Well, Ford suggests you take a look at the brand new 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet, “the hottest, fastest, most powerful, drag racing Mustang ever.”
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Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Unveiled With Twin-Turbo Power: 2012 SEMA Show

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2013 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Makes Its Debut

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2013 Mustang Cobra Jet to Get Optional 5.0L V8

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2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, It's A Factory Drag Racer

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Ford Readying 2010 Mustang Cobra Jet Drag Racer

After the success of Ford’s 2008 Mustang Cobra Jet, the company has announced plans to bring back the factory drag racer using the new 2010 platform.

The new model will use a 425hp supercharged 5.4-liter V8 direct from the Ford Racing Performance Parts catalog. Ford also plans to make another engine available, with an aluminum block and 475hp. A six-speed manual transmission (the same found in the ’08 model) will be standard equipment, however, there will be an option to upgrade to a 5-speed Liberty manual unit or a race-spec auto-box.

In addition, the Cobra Jet will get an NHRA certified roll cage and lightweight racing brakes.

“I’ve said from my first day in this job that I wanted Ford Racing to continue to be a ‘racer-friendly’ organization,” said Ford Racing boss Brian Wolfe. “That’s why we take great pride in being one of only two car companies worldwide that builds ready-to-race cars and sells them as part of our performance parts offerings.”

The 2010 Cobra Jet comes hot on the heels of the 2008 model (pictured above), which was created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original.

Only 50 Cobra Jets will be built, the exact number required by the NHRA in order for the vehicles to run in the series.

Pricing is expected to be in the $75,000 range with production in the Fall for delivery early 2010.

Official release after the jump:

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