Articles tagged with: cobra jet concept
The twin-turbo Ford Racing Mustang Cobra Jet Concept was undoubtedly the star of the 2012 SEMA Show, not just for those in the Mustang community but for the automotive industry as a whole. To be honest, though, it’s what was under the hood of the car that got people truly excited. The twin-turbocharged engine is Ford’s first application of EcoBoost technology for an eight cylinder engine and potentially represents what we could be seeing in future Mustang models, both on the track and on the street.
While we were able to …
The Ford Racing Mustang Cobra Jet concept revealed today at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show proves there is indeed a replacement for displacement. In the perpetual quest to stay ahead of the competition, for the first time ever Ford Racing has equipped its factory-built turnkey drag racer with a turbocharged engine, adopting the same award-winning technology found on road-going EcoBoost engines.
When the original Mustang Cobra Jet drag racers rolled out of the Mustang factory in 1968, they relied on 7.0-liter V8 engines with massive four-barrel carburetors to …