Alongside the 2016 Chevrolet COPO Camaro being revealed at SEMA, Ford has also unveiled its drag-oriented 2016 Mustang Cobra Jet. While the COPO Camaro will be produced in 69 examples, a mere 50 units of the new Mustang Cobra Jet are bound for the production line.
The 2016 Cobra Jet can only be ordered with a Whipple-supercharged version of the Mustang GT’s 5.0-litre V8 engine. No power or torque figures are available but when mated to a race-prepped transmission, the 2016 Mustang Cobra Jet will be able to achieve blistering 8-second quarter mile passes.
The new Cobra Jet also includes coilover suspension, a custom fuel system, racing harnesses and race seats as well as lighter brakes and a roll cage. A wheelie bar is also offered as an option. Ford claims that 75 per cent of the parts of the Cobra Jet are identical to the road-going Mustang GT.