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2001 SVT Mustang Cobra

2001 Ford SVT Mustang Cobra

2001 SVT Mustang Cobra

After one year out of the marketplace, the SVT Mustang Cobra returned for 2001 with a full 320 horsepower and five new exterior colors: True Blue, Zinc Yellow, Mineral Grey, Performance Red and Laser Red. Exterior changes included a return to the word COBRA embossed into the rear fascia. Inside, SVT gave the Cobra new, more-supportive seats and a 6-disc in-dash CD player

Engine
Type: 90-degree, DOHC 32-Valve V-8
Displacement: 4.6L / 281 CID
Horsepower: 320 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 317 lbs.-ft. @ 4750 rpm
Bore x Stroke: 3.55 in. x 3.54 in.
Compression:  9.85:1

Suspension
Front: Modified gas-charged MacPherson strut type with separate 500 lb./in. spring on lower arm, 29mm tubular stabilizer bar
Rear: Multi-link independent, steel upper control arm, fixed toe-control tie rod, aluminum spindle, gas-charged tubular shock absorber, 470 lb./in. coil spring, 26mm tubular stabilizer bar

Brakes
Front: 13 in. vented Brembo disc, PBR twin-piston caliper
Rear: 11.65 in. vented disc, single-piston caliper
ABS: Three channel, four-sensor ABS system, linked to all-speed traction control

Wheels/Tires
Wheels: 17 x 8 in. 5-spoke forged aluminum
Tires: BFGoodrich Comp T/A P245/45ZR-17

Performance

0-60 mph: 5.4 seconds
60-0 mph braking: 127 feet
1/4-mile @ MPH: 13.8 seconds @ 102 mph

Production
Total Produced: 7,251
Total Coupe Produced: 3,867
 - Black: 979
 - Laser Red: 556
 - Silver: 556
 - Grey: 514
 - White: 373
 - Yellow: 347
 - Blue: 316
 - Performance Red: 226
Total Convertible Produced: 3,384

- Black: 942
 - Laser Red: 548
 - Silver: 431
 - Grey: 382
 - White: 343
 - Yellow: 316
 - Blue: 292
 - Performance Red: 130