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Ford Motor Company will join Barrett-Jackson among the Las Vegas lights from Sept. 26-28, 2013 to sell the star of the show – a one-of-a-kind prototype of the NHRA competition-ready 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet. The …

Ford Racing first announced the details of the 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet back in March, with the first prototype heading out to its first test session at South Georgia Motorsports Park less than two months …

Ford Racing first announced the details of the 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet back in March, with the first prototype heading out to its first test session at South Georgia Motorsports Park less than two months …

After announcing the updated 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet earlier this year, Ford Racing completed the first test session of the development car last week at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Adel, GA. Muscle Mustang and Fast Fords editor Evan Smith and Ford Racing chassis engineer Andy Vrenko served as test drivers, making several passes with the latest Cobra Jet and helping to gather valuable data that will be used to continue to improve the car’s performance on track.
While not receiving any drastic updates from the previous year, the 2014 Cobra …

The Ford Mustang Cobra Jet will live on another year, as Ford Racing has announced that they will once again offer the turn-key racer for 2014. Not much has changed from the previous model year, which saw a host of updates including the introduction of new engine options, but the 2014 will offer two new colors, Gotta Have It Green and a Cobra Jet exclusive Flat Black, a new 3-speed automatic transmission with an SFI-approved bell housing, and lastly a parachute mount for racers who are exceeding 150 mph. Like …

The second annual NMRA Cobra Jet Showdown presented by Jackie Jones Ford was once again held at Bradenton Motorsports Park in sunny Bradenton, Florida. The 2013 season-opening Cobra Jet showdown is always a good race as many Cobra Jet owners use it as a shakedown event for the NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Florida. Twenty two Cobra Jets were on the property running in seven different index classes.
Leading the qualifying pack in the 9.95 index class was Livonia, Michigan engine builder Chris Holbrook, with an astounding 8.504 second pass at 160 …

We’ve shown you lots of videos of the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet making passes down the drag strip, and for the most part they’ve been all about good things like winning races or setting new records. This latest video, however, does not end well. If you’re not sure if you can watch a brand new $100,000 Mustang get smashed up, then look away now.
The video actually starts out positive. The driver of a brand new 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet, making a pass at Cecil County Dragway in Rising Sun, Maryland, …

Earlier today Ford Racing revealed the much-anticipated Mustang Cobra Jet Concept at the SEMA show in Las Vegas. While we’ve already given you the juicy details and the official images from Ford, we can now show you live photos from the car’s unveiling on the show floor. We’re happy to say the car looks simply stunning in person, in part due to the new EcoBoost livery that will be appearing on all of Ford’s motorsports programs throughout the world. While the twin-turbo Cobra Jet is simply a concept for now, …

The Ford Racing Mustang Cobra Jet concept revealed today at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show proves there is indeed a replacement for displacement. In the perpetual quest to stay ahead of the competition, for the first time ever Ford Racing has equipped its factory-built turnkey drag racer with a turbocharged engine, adopting the same award-winning technology found on road-going EcoBoost engines.
Winning heritage
When the original Mustang Cobra Jet drag racers rolled out of the Mustang factory in 1968, they relied on 7.0-liter V8 engines with massive four-barrel carburetors to …

Carl Tasca Sr. has had the record for the fastest Ford Mustang Cobra Jet in the world for about a year now, initially setting the benchmark with a run of 8.06 seconds at 170 mph in October of last year at his home track, New England Dragway in Epping, NH. He improved on that time earlier this year, though, being the first to break the 8 second barrier with a time of 7.96 seconds at 174 mph during a test session at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida.
It looks like Tasca …

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