1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Everything is factory except the exhaust.
1997 SVTSVE 4.6 L Cobra specs (1997)
Engine 90-degree V8, cast aluminum block and heads, iron cylinder liners, fully counterweighted forged crankshaft
Main bearing caps Nodular iron 6-bolt (cross-bolted)
Pistons Hypereutectic cast alloy shallow skirt with friction reducing coating on sliding surfaces
Rods Sinter-forged alloy, fracture-split big ends
Crankshaft Forged by Gerlach-Werke in Homburg-Saar, Germany
DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.
Bore & Stroke - 90.2mm x 90.0mm
Displacement - 4,601cc280cid
Compression Ratio of 9.851
Valve Train Double overhead cams, chain drive to exhaust cams,
secondary chains from exhaust to intake cams, roller
finger followers with hydraulic lash adjustment,
ovate-wire beehive-shaped valve springs, four valves
Intake valves 2 per cylinder, 37mm head diameter
Exhaust valves 2 per cylinder, 30mm head diameter
Fuel System Sequential electronic fuel injection
Induction System Intake Equal length thin-wall cast aluminum runners, cast
aluminum plenum chamber
Air-mass sensor 80mm diameter
Port throttles Electronically actuated 34mm port throttles open to secondary intake valves at 3,250 rpm
Exhaust Exhaust manifolds Cast high-silicon, molybdenum iron, manifold type, stud and nut attachment
Exhaust system Dual, stainless steel, 2.25 in. diameter tubes
Power Horsepower (SAE net) 305 5,800 RPM
Torque 300 4,800 RPM
horsepower per liter
Redline 6,800 rpm (fuel shut-off at 7,000 rpm)
Transmission Borg-Warner T45 5-speed manual integral clutch
Gear Ratio Speed
1st 3.37 45
2nd 1.99 77
3rd 1.33 115
4th 1.00 152
Clutch Flywheel Nodular iron
Rear end 8.8 in limited-slip differential 3.27 Final drive ratio
Brakes Front 13.0 in. (330mm) vented disc PBR twin-piston caliper with embossed "COBRA" lettering.
Rear 11.65 in (296mm) vented disc single piston caliper
ABS Bosch, three-channel, four sensor system
Wheels 17 x 8 inch Cast aluminum, diamond-cut surface, five-spoke
Tires 24545ZR-17 BFGoodrich Comp TA ZR, unidirectional tread pattern
Suspension Front Modified MacPherson strut with separate spring on lower arm, 400505 lbs.in variable-rate coil springs, 29mm stabilizer bar
Rear Rigid axle, upper and lower trailing arms, two leading hydraulic links, 165265 lbs.in. variable-rate coil springs, shock absorbers, 27mm stabilizer bar
Steering Power assist, rack and pinion
Gear ratio 14.71 (on center)
Turns, lock to lock 2.38
Turning diameter 40.8 feet
Emissions Certified and street-legal
Performance 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds
Quarter mile in 13.99 seconds 101.6 mph
Top Speed of 152 Mph
Braking 60-0 127 ft.
Dimensions Wheelbase 101.3 in.
Length 181.5 in.
Height 53.4 in.
Width 71.8 in.
Track fr 60.0 in.58.7 in.
Head room 38.2 in.
Leg room 42.5 in
Weight distribution fr 5743%
Fuel Capacity 15.4 gal
Weight 3,446 lbs
SVT Mustang Includes
Supplemental restraint system Driver- and passenger-side (air bag)
Anti-Lock Brake System
Articulated sport seats (four-way power for driver) with clothvinyl trim, cloth
head restraint, and power lumbar support
Premium electronic AM, FM stereo cassette
Power Equipment Group Dual electric remote control mirrors, power side windows, power door locks, power deck lid release
Rear window defroster
Air-conditioning manual control
Front floor mats
Dual illuminated visor mirrors
Remote keyless illuminated entry
Changes from 1996 Model Year
Includes improved cooling system from the factory
Under hood light deleted
Honeycomb grill insert deleted
Vehicle is located in Lemoore, CA.
Financing, Nationwide Shipping and Warranties available to qualified buyers.