FORD MUSTANG UNICORNS: 2000 COBRA R
“ We have a simple rule of thumb for when it’s time to develop a new Cobra R:
First, when there’s a need, and second, when the new one will be able to outshine the old one by far.”
I This is the Masterpiece of the whole SN95 series. A true instant-collector car, coming out straightly from the genius team of John Coletti.
Presented the 2nd of November 1999 during SEMA show, The 2000 SVT Mustang Cobra R debuted as the fastest factory Mustang ever produced. Using a pickup engine, a 5.4 liter V8 Cast Iron block, Naturally aspirated, with custom alluminum heads, custom air intake manifold, SVT Team created one of the best car they ever made. produced 385 hp @ 6250 rpm, and 385 lbs.-ft of Torque @ 4250 rpm, good for 0-60 mph in 4.7 seconds, the quarter-mile in 13.2 and a 170-mph top speed. As a true,racing model, Coletti and his team removed all the “unnecessary” weight: air conditioner, gone; rear seats, gone; interior insulation, gone; stereo system, gone; stock front seats, gone. The Recaro racing seats, side-exit dual exhaust the front air splitter and the rear wing, gave to the car superb stability and handling capabilities, and a very aggressive-racing oriented, group.
Just 300 units were made, available only in Performance Red Clearcoat.
Here Below all the technical data:
Type: 90-degree, DOHC 32- V-8
Displacement: 5.4L / 330 CID
Horsepower: 385 hp @ 6250 rpm
Torque: 385 lbs.-ft. @ 4250 rpm
Bore x Stroke: 3.55 in. x 4.17 in.
31 spline 8” differential, 3,55 Gears
Front: Modified MacPherson strut system gas-charged Bilstein monotones dampeners and separate 800 lb./in. spring on lower arm, 28mm tubular stabilizer bar
Rear: Dual A-arm independent with high durometer bushings, steel upper control arm, aluminum lower control arm, fixed toe-control tie rod, aluminum spindle, gas-charged Bilstein twin-tube shock absorbers, Eibach coil springs, 26mm tubular stabilizer bar
Front: 13 in. vented Brembo discs , Brembo 4-piston aluminum caliper, Galpher pads, Cooling ducts from front fascia to Multimatic carbon fiber heat shields
Rear: 11.65 in. vented disc, single-piston caliper, Akebono pads
ABS: Four channel, four-sensor ABS system
Wheels: 18 x 9.5 in. 5-spoke cast aluminum
Tires: BF Goodrich g-ForceKD 265/40ZR-18, Custom construction and compound for Cobra R
0-60 mph: 4.4 seconds (Motor Trend)
60-0 mph braking: 109 feet (Motor Trend)
1/4-mile @ MPH: 12.9 seconds @ 110.8 mph (Motor Trend)
Car Total weight: 3590 pounds/ 1629 kgs
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