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Ford Mustang Cobra Jet

(1968 model)

Brief specs of 1968 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet

2-door 4-seater coupé, 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, 7010 cm3 / 427.8 cu in / 427.8 cu in, 250.0 kW / 335.3 hp / 335.3 hp, 597.0 N·m / 440.3 lb·ft / 440.3 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, rear wheel drive, 204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1968
ModelMustang Cobra JetIssued until
SerieMustangNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK


Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5280 l / 186.46 cu ft / 186.46 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4670 mm / 183.9 in / 183.9 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2750 mm / 108.3 in / 108.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore105.0 mm / 4.13 in / 4.13 in
FuelStroke101.2 mm / 3.98 in / 3.98 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyEngine displacement7010 cm3 / 427.8 cu in / 427.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity876.29 cm3/cylinder / 53.474 cu in/cylinder / 53.474 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power250.0 kW / 335.3 hp / 335.3 hp at
AspirationMax. torque597.0 N·m / 440.3 lb·ft / 440.3 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)100.0 kW / 134.1 hp / 134.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.7 kW/l / 0.784 bhp/cu in / 0.784 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque85.2 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)5.50 s / 5.50 s / 5.50 sPower-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Mustang Cobra Jet


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