Ford Mustang Cobra SVT, 1999 MY US

The Ford Mustang Cobra SVT is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.6 litre, single overhead camshaft 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 3 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 316 bhp (320 PS/236 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 429 N·m (316 lb·ft/43.7 kgm) at 4750 rpm. A 5 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels. Stated weight at the kerb is 1556 kg. The Ford Mustang Cobra SVT is said to be able to achieve a top speed of 241 km/h (150 mph).

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Ford Mustang Cobra SVT -
Ford Mustang Cobra SVT
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Key facts

Ford Mustang Cobra SVT, 1999 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4661 mm
How heavy?
1556 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4601 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
320 PS / 316 bhp / 236 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
429 Nm / 316 ft.lb / 43.7 kgm @ 4750 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.4 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.6 s
How fast?
241 km/h, 150 mph

Ford Mustang models

Ford Mustang Mach 1 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1572 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4601 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1576 kg
Ford Mustang Bullitt -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1485 kg
Ford Mustang GT -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4601 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4601 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4601 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW 1412 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW
Ford Mustang Cobra R -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5409 cm3 390 PS 385 bhp 287 kW 1628 kg
Ford Mustang GT -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1468 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1390 kg
Ford Mustang Cobra SVT Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4601 cm3 320 PS 316 bhp 236 kW 1615 kg
Ford Mustang GT -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1547 kg
Ford Mustang Cobra -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1521 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4942 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1598 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW

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1999 Ford Mustang Cobra SVT data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2573 mm 101.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1521 mm 59.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1521 mm 59.9 inches
Length 4661 mm 183.5 inches
Width 1857 mm 73.1 inches
Height 1351 mm 53.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1556 kg 3430 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 59.5 litres 13.1 UK Gal 15.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.6 litre
4601 cc
(280.77 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.2 × 90 mm
3.55 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
3 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 320 PS (316 bhp) (236 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 68.7 bhp/litre
1.13 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 429 Nm (316 ft·lb) (43.7 kgm)
at 4750 rpm
Specific torque 93.24 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.85:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1171.7 kPa (169.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 7000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 575.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 13.8 s
@ 102 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 241 km/h (150 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 205.91 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
151.44 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
203.08 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.6 kg/kW
11.03 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 2.500
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8 x 17
Wheel size rear 8 x 17
Tyres front BF Goodrich Comp T/A 245/45 ZR 17
Tyres rear BF Goodrich Comp T/A 245/45 ZR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 296 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.27
general
Carfolio.com ID228470
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 40.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Ford Mustang Cobra SVT added 2011-01-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.