2003 Ford Mustang Svt Cobra 10Th Anniversary
Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 10th Anniversary
Debuting in the leaping of 2002, the 2003 Cobra came with a charged, 32-valve DOHC, 4.6-liter V8 locomotive rated at 390 hp (291 kW) and 390 lb·ft (530 N·m) of torsion. Actually, these production numbers were finisher to 430 hp (321 kW) and 425 lb·ft (576 N·m) of torsion. Code-named “Exterminator” by the SVT growth bunch led by Toilet Coletti, legion improvements were made to the powertrain and driveline to hold the ability gain from the old framework’s set-up. A iron stop was put-upon, alternatively of the former Teksid aluminium whole, with stronger internals including bad Zolner pistons and Manley H-beam connecting rods that were limited with a carpus pin oiling gob by the SVT engineers. These upgrades were decisive in decree to reenforcement the 8 psi (0.55 bar) of further delivered from the inventory Eaton M-112 roots-type supercharger. Former improvements included the use of a whippersnapper aluminium flywheel machine-accessible to a Tremec T-56 six-speed transmittal, 3.55:1 bottom axle proportion, and stronger 31-spline halfshafts with revised speed and depress controller blazonry. These modifications enabled the Cobra to go 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds and do the tail mil in 12.67 seconds at 110.11 mph. Although electronically-governed to a top amphetamine of 155 mph, a factory-stock Exterminator Cobra can range a top hurrying of equitable nether 180 mph if the regulator is remote.
The 2003 Cobra boasted ocular and operative improvements intentional by Camilo Pardo, the honcho intriguer of the 2005-2006 Crossing GT supercar. These outside differences included a new presence dashboard with an incorporated pillager and movement bracken air ducts, a new ass facia with a nigrify inset which visually incorporate the fumes pipes, a complex punk with treble useable air scoops, new intentional slope scoops, and foldaway sideview mirrors motley in the coordinated consistence coloring. The position skirts were intentional specifically for the Exterminator Cobra eubstance kit, featuring a placid consistence demarcation from the threshold to the bum of the car. As a optic leaving from the 1999-2002 Cobras, which featured the Canadian Mustang taillights with branch brownish-yellow bit signals, the 2003-2004 Cobras secondhand criterion red Mustang taillights with incorporated turning signals. SVT besides introduced new five-spoke 17″ x 9″ rims, uncommitted in measure machined-faced aluminium with metal argent-painted pockets or optional chromium-plate. Last, the Exterminator Cobra sported a new decklid coddler with an incorporate LED stoplight, as opposed to the wing-type pillager seen on premature Cobras and the banner Mustang V6 and GT models. It was optional to blue-pencil the freebooter, and the stoplight was so incorporate into the decklid victimisation ceremonious bulbs.
2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 10th Anniversary
Paint and Interior Trim
By the end of the example twelvemonth, the 2003 Cobra was offered in ten outside pigment colours, but initially, it was usable in heptad colours. Betimes 2003 Cobras reinforced ‘tween May and September 2002 were produced concurrently with the 2002 Mustang V6 and GT models. Since Satin Flatware and Mineral Grayness were 2002 colours, they were replaced with Silver-tongued Metal and Wickedness Phantasma Greyness Metal, severally, at the beginning of unconstipated 2003 Mustang product on September 29, 2002. Redfire Metal replaced Blowlamp Red but because it was a new colouration for the 2003 exemplar twelvemonth; nevertheless, Tor Red would pee a return at the end of the simulation yr on the Tenth Anniversary Version (see the succeeding subdivision). All 2003 Cobras had Nighttime Charcoal-gray interiors. The seating were upholstered with Colored Charcoal-gray Nudo leather bolsters and process inserts in either Intermediate Plumbago (lighter greyish) or Sensitive Lambskin (tan). The Cobra allegory on the strawman seatbacks was embroidered in a colour that matched the process inserts; withal, on the Tenth Anniversary Variant, this like allegory was embroidered in wickedness charcoal-colored ribbon to counterpoint with the especial red leather inserts. On Cobra convertibles, the analyse exchangeable top was either melanize or sheepskin contingent the colouration of the elect process ass inserts, and on Tenth Anniversary Variant convertibles, the analyze transformable top was sole usable in melanise.
2003 10th Anniversary Edition
For 2003, SVT offered a limited-edition Tenth Anniversary Cobra to keep ten age since the foundation of the kickoff SVT Mustang Cobra in 1993. The car featured singular seven-spoke, darkness argent-painted, 17″ admixture wheels; Darkness Fusain upcountry with Colorado Red leather inserts on the seating; red inserts in the doorway panels; red-painted bracken calipers; and particular Tenth Anniversary badges on the decklid and floormats. Too included was extra c fiber-patterned leather engrossed some the gearstick; emergency deal; and on the wheel at the 10, 2, and 6 o’time positions. The Anniversary example was the commencement Cobra to have a wheel with grasp humps at the 10 and 2 o’time positions. SVT produced 2,003 (like issue as the modeling class) units of the Anniversary modelling at the end of the framework class during June and July 2003, totaling 1,003 coupes and 1,000 convertibles. The Tenth Anniversary models were alone usable in deuce-ace outside colours: Blackness (775 models), Flashlight Red (734 models), and Silver-tongued Metal (494 models). The Tenth Anniversary Variant packet (edict cypher 375A) was a $1,495 choice.
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