2012 Mustang Cobra Jet Gets Aluminum Block, 430 HP

The next Mustang Cobra Jet takes Ford's turnkey dragster program to a higher level with a new aluminum engine block and other upgrades for the 2012 model year. All the details below. » 11/29/10 9:00am 11/29/10 9:00am

2010 Cobra Jet Mustang, Ford's New Turnkey Drag Racer

Ford Racing has pulled the wraps off the 2010 Cobra Jet Mustang, a snarling factory turnkey drag racer. Not just a new skin, it's a completely rethought racer which does everything hardcore drag racers could want right from the factory. » 11/03/09 12:01am 11/03/09 12:01am

Ford To Auction 2010 Shelby GT500, F-150 SVT Raptor At Barrett-Jackson

Ford's auctioning off three vehicles at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale this week — a 2010 Shelby GT500, a 2010 F-150 SVT Raptor and a Cobra Jet Mustang. The money's going to juvenile diabetes research. » 1/15/09 10:20am 1/15/09 10:20am

First Production Ford Mustang Cobra Jet FR500CJ Rolls Out

Here's the first shots of the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet FR500CJ starting production and aside from getting a factory-built honest-to-goodness drag racer, you get one of the coolest VIN number schemes ever. » 1/05/09 2:30pm 1/05/09 2:30pm

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…