1968 Ford Mustang 428 Cobra Jet

This automobile has a 2 door coupé body style with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 7 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 335 bhp (340 PS/250 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 597 N·m (440 lb·ft/60.9 kgm) at 3400 rpm. The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 4 speed manual transmission. Its maximum speed claimed is 204 km/h or 127 mph.

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Ford Mustang 428 Cobra Jet -
Ford Mustang 428 Cobra Jet
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Key facts

1968 Ford Mustang 428 Cobra Jet information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4663 mm
What size engine?
7 litre, 7010 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
340 PS / 335 bhp / 250 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
597 Nm / 440 ft.lb / 60.9 kgm @ 3400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.5 s
How fast?
204 km/h, 127 mph

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 1550 kg
Ford Mustang Boss 302 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 1474 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7026 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1649 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1447 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1512 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1547 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW

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1968 Ford Mustang 428 Cobra Jet data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4663 mm 183.6 inches
Width 1811 mm 71.3 inches
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 7 litre
7010 cc
(427.776 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 105 × 101.2 mm
4.13 × 3.98 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
340 PS (335 bhp) (250 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
47.8 bhp/litre
0.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
597 Nm (440 ft·lb) (60.9 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
85.16 Nm/litre
1.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.6:1
Fuel system 1 Holley 735 CFM carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1070.2 kPa (155.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 876.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 13.9 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 204 km/h (127 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.50
general
Carfolio.com ID69443
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 54.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Ford Mustang 428 Cobra Jet added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.