Ford Mustang Cobra R (1995)
Ford’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT) department was responsible for some of the fastest muscle cars of the last 25 years. In 1995, they presented another Cobra R. This time it was produced in 250 examples and sold only to individuals with racing licenses or private teams (via Car and Driver).
Under the hood was a tuned 5.8-liter V8 engine that delivered 300 HP and 356 lb.-ft of torque. Even though this kind of power is not too impressive today, it was a significant number in 1995. Since the Cobra R was a relatively light car, its performance was good. The 0 to 60 mph time took 5.2 seconds, making it one of the fastest-accelerating American production models. The Cobra R was available only in white, and this model was just the start of the SVT division turning ordinary Mustangs into land rockets.