2003 Ford SVT Mustang Cobra Convertible US

The SVT Mustang Cobra Convertible is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet road car with a front placed engine, produced by Ford. Its engine is a supercharged petrol, 4.6 litre, double overhead camshaft 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 390 bhp (395 PS/291 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 529 N·m (390 lb·ft/53.9 kgm) at 3500 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 6 speed manual 'box. Quoted kerb weight is 1715 kg.

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Key facts

2003 Ford SVT Mustang Cobra Convertible US information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4661 mm
How heavy?
1715 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4601 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
395 PS / 390 bhp / 291 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
529 Nm / 390 ft.lb / 53.9 kgm @ 3500 rpm

Ford SVT models

Ford SVT Mustang Cobra Coupe -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 4601 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW 1662 kg

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2003 Ford SVT 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) 1532 mm 60.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1532 mm 60.3 inches
Length 4661 mm 183.5 inches
Width 1857 mm 73.1 inches
Height 1344 mm 52.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1715 kg 3781 lb
Weight distribution 57 % front
fuel tank capacity 59.4 litres 13.1 UK Gal 15.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged 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 double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
395 PS (390 bhp) (291 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
84.8 bhp/litre
1.39 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
529 Nm (390 ft·lb) (53.9 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
114.98 Nm/litre
1.39 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium head & cast iron block
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1444.8 kPa (209.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 575.13 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor 1 Eaton Generation IV Rootes-type supercharger
Intercooler water-air
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 230.57 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
169.58 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
227.41 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.9 kg/kW
9.85 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 12.70 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 9 x 17
Wheel size rear 9 x 17
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle F1 275/40 ZR 17
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle F1 275/40 ZR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 296 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.63
Final drive ratio 3.55
general
Carfolio.com ID93379
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 40.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Ford SVT Mustang Cobra Convertible added 2002-02-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.