1993 Ford Mustang Cobra US

This automobile has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 4.9 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 235 bhp (238 PS/175 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 387 N·m (285 lb·ft/39.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1463 kg. The Ford Mustang Cobra is claimed to achieve a top speed of 241 km/h (150 mph).

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Key facts

1993 Ford Mustang Cobra US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4562 mm
How heavy?
1463 kg
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
238 PS / 235 bhp / 175 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
387 Nm / 285 ft.lb / 39.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.9 s
How fast?
241 km/h, 150 mph

Ford Mustang models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2302 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1280 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1250 kg
3 door fastback FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1340 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW

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1993 Ford Mustang Cobra data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2553 mm 100.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1438 mm 56.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1448 mm 57 inches
Length 4562 mm 179.6 inches
Width 1735 mm 68.3 inches
Height 1323 mm 52.1 inches
Ground clearance 114 mm 4.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1463 kg 3225 lb
Weight distribution 57 % front
fuel tank capacity 58.3 litres 12.8 UK Gal 15.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4.9 litre
4942 cc
(301.579 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 76.2 mm
4 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.33
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
238 PS (235 bhp) (175 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
47.6 bhp/litre
0.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
387 Nm (285 ft·lb) (39.5 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
78.31 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system Fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 984.1 kPa (142.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 617.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.6 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.9 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 15.60 s
Standing quarter-mile 14.5 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 241 km/h (150 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 162.86 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
119.78 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
160.63 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.35 kg/kW
13.95 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.200
Turning circle 12.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.U&LTrailA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2439 cm2
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID21637
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1993 Ford Mustang Cobra added 1996-03-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.