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Ford Announces 2010 FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang

Ford FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang

Yeah, yeah, we know you’ve seen this Ford Mustang before.  By now, no Mustang freak out there should find the FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang something still held as a surprise, but…there’s more to the story now.  Ford recently let loose the detail on the fact they aim to produce a 2010 Mustang flavored a la Cobra Jet as well.  The most recent purebred drag racing Mustang came straight from the stable with authentic Ford Racing parts directly from the warehouse and pumped out an eye-opening 400 horsepower with its 5.4-liter supercharged (yet detuned) V8 power plant.  Customers, racers, and fans enjoyed the 2009 FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang so much that Ford Racing sold the whole lot of 50 cars in under two weeks!  The upcoming 2010 Cobra Jet Mustang will likely have a sticker of $75,000 and will also be produced in limited fashion (50 vehicles).  Maybe you can be one of the lucky few who is able to pick one of these Ford Racing masterpieces up?  OK, if you can’t, be sure to check out what you’re missing in the official Press Release from Ford. Continue Reading →

Elliott set to Crack NASCAR Speed Record in an E-85 Ford Mustang

Ford FR500C Mustang

It’s not often records like this are broken. It’s been 22 years as a matter of fact. The current (aged) record for NASCAR top speed is placed at 212.089 mph, set by Bill Elliott at the Talladega Superspeedway in a 1987 Ford Thunderbird. This Wednesday (May 13, 2009) will mark the time in which this record will likely fall. The folks at Hajek Motorsports have tweaked and tuned a Ford Mustang FR500C to run on E-85 fuel to be the steed Bill pilots in this attempt. It should be an easy record to displace, given this Mustang has already been clocked at about 252 mph at the Salt Flats. Who knew green could be so fast!? Be sure to check out the dyno video and the official Press Release from Ford regarding this exciting event. Continue Reading →

First FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang Delivered

Ford FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang

The very first FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang from Ford completed assembly and quality control, then rolled through the concourse to meet its new owner, Brent Hajek.  This 500 horsepower beast of a Mustang is set to take on the competition at the 2009 Winternationals in Pomona, CA in just a few months, so the beefy, blown 5.4 liter powerplant has its work cut out for it.  Interested in acquiring your own FR500CJ Mustang?  See your local participating Ford dealer and help keep this monster of a legend alive!

Ford Mustang FR500 Cobra Jet Testing at Milan

Ford Mustang FR500 Cobra Jet at Milan

The popular nostalgic trend surrounding the Ford Mustang and its derivatives continues to push ahead with extreme force. This time, it’s a throwback to the old 428 Cobra Jet Mustang that terrorized drag strips worldwide. Now, the Ford Mustang FR500 Cobra Jet factory drag car is alive and well, ready to exercise its purebred-inspired 5.4L DOHC V8, based upon the Shelby GT500 powerplant. With some increased boost and a stiff weight loss plan, this FR500CJ is ready to rip. Recently, the Cobra Jet was filmed at Milan DragWay and we have the video of it for you, as well as some hi-res shots of this drag racing beast. Check this venomous monster out!

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