If the Mustang Boss 302S, or track racing at all, is not your cup of tea then maybe this Cobra Jet Mustang Dragster will be able to satisfy your motorsport needs! The car had been revealed before at the SEMA show, and now Ford Racing reveals that it can be yours for $91,900 for the base FR500 or $103,980 for the fully loaded model.
This turn-key race car intended for NHRA Stock and Super Stock racing that can also be campaigned in other series such as NMRA, NMCA, PSCA and IHRA.
The new features of the 2012 model, besides all the goodies of the 2010 model, include a full race-prepared automatic transmission, drag race-specific shocks and springs, manual steering and brakes, 8.50 certified rollcage, and an Aeromotive return-style fuel system with trunk-mounted fuel cell.
The engine in the 2012 model a 5.4L supercharged engine based on the 2011 SVT Mustang with two supercharger options, a 2.3 liter TVS unit or a 4.0 liter Ford Racing Whipple supercharger. Each vehicle has an aluminum block engine, standard automatic transmission, double keyed crankshaft, Manley H-beam connecting rods, low-drag racing brakes and optimized spring rates for the front and rear. Additionally the Cobra Jet will feature black anodized Cobra Jet wheels from Weld Racing and a new compound tire with unique Cobra Jet branding from Goodyear.
“Ford Racing is proud to build the 2012 Cobra Jet and continue the tradition of delivering turn-key competitive race cars to Ford drag racing enthusiasts,” said George Goddu, Business Manager Ford Racing Performance Group. “With every Cobra Jet build we strive to carry the spirit of the original Cobra Jet while developing the next generation of drag racing icon. The enthusiast who races the 2012 Cobra Jet can be competitive at virtually any event, from their local track up through NHRA Stock or Super Stock classes.”