Chevy Will Build 69 COPO Camaros This Year

Although we suspected Chevrolet would join in the factory spec drag racing fun after they showed and track tested the COPO Camaro concept late last year, this past week they made it official. The company plans to build 69 COPO Camaros in 2012—the same amount of legendary COPO ZL1s that left the factory in 1969. » 3/11/12 11:00am 3/11/12 11:00am

2008 Cobra Jet Mustang Brings The Noise At SEMA

In addition to the Raptor pickup » 11/04/08 10:50am 11/04/08 10:50am, Ford will be unveiling its latest purpose-built drag racer, the 2008 Mustang Cobra Jet. The Cobra Jet, also known as the FR500CJ, is an attempt by the Dearborn, MI-based automaker to expand its offerings of racing pony cars. The Cobra Jet gets a beefed up 5.4-liter V8 with a cold air…

Ford Readies Mustang Cobra Jet Drag Race Package

Having had some time behind the wheel of a tamer drag Mustang » 10/07/08 6:20pm 10/07/08 6:20pm we're floored at the idea of the Cobra Jet Mustang drag package, seen here chewing up the quarter-mile at the Milan Dragway in Michigan. Yeah, yeah, yeah, it's another special edition Mustang. But this umpteenth pony variation appears to be a purpose-built…