1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 429 Cobra Jet, 1971 MY

The Ford Mustang Mach 1 429 Cobra Jet is a rear wheel drive motor car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 7 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 370 bhp (375 PS/276 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 610 N·m (450 lb·ft/62.2 kgm) at 3400 rpm. Power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox. Having a claimed kerb weight of 1460 kg, the Ford Mustang Mach 1 429 Cobra Jet manages to cover the 0-60 mph sprint in 6.3 seconds and the standing quarter mile in 14.6 seconds. Its maximum speed quoted is 201 km/h or 125 mph.

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Key facts

1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 429 Cobra Jet, 1971 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4813 mm
How heavy?
1460 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 7022 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
375 PS / 370 bhp / 276 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
610 Nm / 450 ft.lb / 62.2 kgm @ 3400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.3 s
How fast?
201 km/h, 125 mph

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1320 kg
Ford Mustang Mach 1 429 Super Cobra Jet -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6990 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW

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1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 429 Cobra Jet data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2769 109
Track/tread (front) 1562 61.5
Track/tread (rear) 1549 61
Length 4813 189.5
Width 1882 74.1
Height 1288 50.7
Ground clearance 165 6.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1460 kg 3219
Weight distribution 60 % front
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 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 7 litre
7022 cc
(428.509 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 110.7 × 91.2 mm
4.36 × 3.59 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
375 PS (370 bhp) (276 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
52.7 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
610 Nm (450 ft·lb) (62.2 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
86.87 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.3:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1091.6 kPa (158.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 877.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 14.70 s
Standing quarter-mile 14.6 s
@ 99.4 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 201 km/h (125 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 256.95 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
188.98 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
253.42 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.29 kg/kW
8.84 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.LTrLi.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 7.0 x 14
Wheel size rear 7.0 x 14
Tyres front Goodyear F70 x 14
Tyres rear Goodyear F70 x 14
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 287 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area 1825 cm2
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.50
general
Carfolio.com ID68695
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 60.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 429 Cobra Jet added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.