Ford Mustang Cobra Convertible, 1995 MY US

This vehicle has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 4.9 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 240 bhp (243 PS/179 kW) at 4800 rpm and 386 N·m (285 lb·ft/39.4 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1598 kg. The Ford Mustang Cobra Convertible is said to be able to achieve a top speed of 225 km/h (140 mph).

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Ford Mustang Cobra Convertible, 1995 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4610 mm
How heavy?
1598 kg
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
243 PS / 240 bhp / 179 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
386 Nm / 285 ft.lb / 39.4 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.7 s
How fast?
225 km/h, 140 mph

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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 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 320 PS 316 bhp 236 kW 1556 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 3791 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
1995 Ford Mustang Cobra Convertible data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2573 mm 101.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Length 4610 mm 181.5 inches
Width 1824 mm 71.8 inches
Height 1354 mm 53.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1598 kg 3523 lb
Weight distribution
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 in 90° vee
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
(SAE net)
243 PS (240 bhp) (179 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
48.6 bhp/litre
0.8 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
386 Nm (285 ft·lb) (39.4 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
78.11 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system Fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 981.5 kPa (142.4 psi)
Maximum RPM 6250 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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 225 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 152.28 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
111.99 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
150.19 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.93 kg/kW
14.91 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 2.380
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8 x 17
Wheel size rear 8 x 17
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle GS-C P255/45 ZR 17
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle GS-C P255/45 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 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID228525
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1995 Ford Mustang Cobra Convertible added 2011-01-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.