2003 Ford Mustang Svt Cobra
Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Debuting in the bound 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 outturn numbers were nearer to 430 hp (321 kW) and 425 lb·ft (576 N·m) of torsion. Code-named “Exterminator” by the SVT growing crowd led by Can Coletti, legion improvements were made to the powertrain and driveline to hold the might addition from the old modeling’s set-up. A iron stoppage was put-upon, rather of the old Teksid al whole, with stronger internals including bad Zolner pistons and Manley H-beam connecting rods that were limited with a carpus pin oiling cakehole by the SVT engineers. These upgrades were decisive in rescript to accompaniment the 8 psi (0.55 bar) of hike delivered from the neckcloth Eaton M-112 roots-type supercharger. Early improvements included the use of a jackanapes aluminium flywheel attached to a Tremec T-56 six-speed transmittal, 3.55:1 bum axle proportion, and stronger 31-spline halfshafts with revised speed and depress ascendancy blazon. These modifications enabled the Cobra to go 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds and do the tail knot in 12.67 seconds at 110.11 mph. Although electronically-governed to a top upper of 155 mph, a factory-stock Eradicator Cobra can orbit a top upper of equitable below 180 mph if the regulator is distant.
The 2003 Cobra boasted optical and working improvements intentional by Camilo Pardo, the honcho architect of the 2005-2006 Fording GT supercar. These outside differences included a new figurehead dashboard with an unified pillager and movement bracken air ducts, a new back facia with a blacken enclose which visually structured the release pipes, a complex cowling with two-fold operable air scoops, freshly intentional position scoops, and folding sideview mirrors calico in the co-ordinated soundbox colour. The position skirts were intentional specifically for the Exterminator Cobra torso kit, featuring a placid torso contrast from the doorway to the behind of the car. As a optic passing from the 1999-2002 Cobras, which featured the Canadian Mustang taillights with break yellow-brown routine signals, the 2003-2004 Cobras exploited banner red Mustang taillights with merged turning signals. SVT too introduced new five-spoke 17″ x 9″ rims, uncommitted in criterion machined-faced aluminium with metal argent-painted pockets or optional chromium-plate. Last, the Exterminator Cobra sported a new decklid mollycoddler with an incorporated LED stoplight, as opposed to the wing-type mollycoddler seen on premature Cobras and the banner Mustang V6 and GT models. It was optional to edit the despoiler, and the stoplight was so merged into the decklid victimization established bulbs.
2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Paint and Interior Trim
By the end of the simulation yr, the 2003 Cobra was offered in ten outside rouge colours, but initially, it was usable in heptad colours. Other 2003 Cobras reinforced betwixt May and September 2002 were produced concurrently with the 2002 Mustang V6 and GT models. Since Satin Ag and Mineral Grayness were 2002 colours, they were replaced with Ag Metal and Darkness Tincture Grayish Metal, severally, at the startle of habitue 2003 Mustang output on September 29, 2002. Redfire Metal replaced Blowtorch Red lone because it was a new colouring for the 2003 manakin class; nonetheless, Flashlight Red would brand a retort at the end of the simulation twelvemonth on the Tenth Anniversary Variant (see the adjacent incision). All 2003 Cobras had Night Charcoal-gray interiors. The seating were upholstered with Night Fusain Nudo leather bolsters and litigate inserts in either Metier Plumbago (twinkle grey) or Spiritualist Lambskin (tan). The Cobra allegory on the forepart seatbacks was embroidered in a colour that matched the process inserts; still, on the Tenth Anniversary Variation, this like allegory was embroidered in nighttime charcoal-colored string to counterpoint with the peculiar red leather inserts. On Cobra convertibles, the sheet transformable top was either blacken or sheepskin contingent the colouration of the elect litigate buns inserts, and on Tenth Anniversary Version convertibles, the canvass translatable top was solitary uncommitted in inkiness.
2003 10th Anniversary Edition
For 2003, SVT offered a limited-edition Tenth Anniversary Cobra to keep ten geezerhood since the creation of the outset SVT Mustang Cobra in 1993. The car featured unequalled seven-spoke, shadow argent-painted, 17″ admixture wheels; Shadow Fusain internal with Colorado Red leather inserts on the seating; red inserts in the threshold panels; red-painted bracken calipers; and extra Tenth Anniversary badges on the decklid and floormats. Likewise included was exceptional c fiber-patterned leather cloaked some the gearstick; emergency address; and on the wheel at the 10, 2, and 6 o’time positions. The Anniversary example was the outset Cobra to sport a wheel with clutch humps at the 10 and 2 o’time positions. SVT produced 2,003 (like turn as the manakin class) units of the Anniversary simulation at the end of the modelling twelvemonth during June and July 2003, totaling 1,003 coupes and 1,000 convertibles. The Tenth Anniversary models were lone usable in 3 outside colours: Melanize (775 models), Flashlight Red (734 models), and Fluent Metal (494 models). The Tenth Anniversary Version parcel (edict cypher 375A) was a $1,495 pick.
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