The base V6 and Cobra motors remained unchanged at 150 and 305 horsepower, respectively. Special Cobra R versions were available in limited editions in 1993, 1995, and 2000. Along with its new exterior, the 1994 Mustang received new interior styling. On the V6 models, split-port induction replaced single-port induction, which increased the base model's power to 190 hp 142 kW. Many lauded the improvements and called it the best handling production Mustang ever. Valve cover bolt patterns are one. As a result, the Cobra was not produced in 2000 except the limited Cobra R and the company developed new parts to replace the missing power.
With the 1994-98 receiving an all new exterior Ford felt it necessary to update the interior as well. For promotional purposes, Ford Racing Australia built a Mustang V10 convertible, which was powered by a 6. Other than two pre-production units, all Crimson Red vehicles were built from August through November 2003. Special Editions The Mustang Cobra continued in 1994-1998 but received many changes within those years. Minor changes were effected in 1998.
It featured styling by Bud Magaldi that incorporated some stylistic elements from the classic Mustangs. The Windsor and Romeo have subtle differences. Ford never followed through on it. Larger brakes, a different transmission, and suspension modification followed. This is possibly a Canadian variation.
Archived from on 19 October 2013. A returned, but the and bodystyles used in the earlier Mustangs were not available and now formed into a single bodystyle. Roush is a registered trademark of Roush Enterprises Inc. The Mustang also received new wheels and hubcaps. It included unique black stripe regardless of car color on the hood which extended over to the wheel wells.
To learn more about cookies, view our. Also, the tail light design for 1996 changed from three horizontal strips to three vertical sections more in line with classic Mustang tradition. AmericanMuscle also offers Free Freight Handling to locations with loading docks in the Continental 48 States. While the Cobra claimed 320 hp 239 kW , some magazines and owners contradicted it. Forty-one of the Crimson Red cars were sent to Roush Industries for conversions into Roush Mustangs. Saleen is a registered trademark of Saleen Incorporated. The engine now produced 225 horsepower at 4750 rpm and 290 ft-lbs of torque at 3500 rpm.
Production of this Mustang ran until October 1998. Most 40th Anniversary package cars came with Parchment tan leather interiors. Archived from on August 7, 2007. For the 1994 and 1995 model years, the 5. Characterizing the redesign was Ford's design language, which featured sharper contours, larger wheel arches, and creases in the bodywork, replacing many of the soft lines of the previous model.
The car remained rear-wheel drive. The Cobra version was updated that year with a high-revving 305 hp 227 kW dual over head cam configuration of the 4. The car was not designed for right-hand drive markets and for complying with Australian Design Rules. The engine has two valves per cylinders, one for intake and one for exhaust. The third button on the lower switch panel was for the traction control system on V8 models. The 1995 Cobra R used a 5. .
Latemodel Restoration has no affiliation with Ford Motor Company, Roush Enterprises, or Saleen. The Cobra used a side exiting exhaust system, utilizing actual shorty headers and three Borla mufflers. Unlike the early R's, one did not need a racing license to buy one of these race Cobras. The Mach 1 used a non-supercharged version of the Cobra's 4. Though capable of matching or exceeding the older 302 V8's output, the 4.
The Cobra also received an independent rear suspension, which was also modular. Available only in black, silver metallic, white, and red, they featured a body-colored hood scoop, rear spoiler, side scoops and rocker panels, a blacked-out panel between the taillamps, and 17 by 8-inch 200 mm five-spoke aluminum wheels; while the Interiors included black leather and vinyl seats with silver inserts and pony logo, aluminum shift knob, a unique instrument cluster with 35th anniversary script, silver and black floor mats with 35th anniversary logo, and silver door trim inserts. In 1996, Mustang fans were expecting the 5. Moreover, bite was added to the Mustang's bark. One thousand replicas were built and sold through select dealers.