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Just plain happy
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By Galen
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2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2dr Coupe (4.6L 8cyl S/C 6M)


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Have been the only owner of this car and it has given me the most pleasure of any vehicle I've owned. It's fun when the sheer power puts you back in your seat. Only take her out on weekends since my other car's a hybrid.


Best Features

Power, handling. It's just a sexy machine


Worst Features

Interior could use an update but other than that It's almost perfect


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04 Mystichrome
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By Mystichrome
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2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2dr Coupe (4.6L 8cyl S/C 6M)


Review

Great car to drive. Unreal power. Miles ahead of the '98 Cobra I had before this one. K&N cold air kit, Bassani cat-back exhaust and a Predator computer tune really improved the already good power.


Best Features

Engine and the Mystichrome paint.


Worst Features

The interior could use updating. More power.


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Power, Power, Handling and Sexy
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By SVTChris
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2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2dr Coupe (4.6L 8cyl S/C 6M)


Review

From when you first step on the gas
pedal till your rational mind lets off
the throttle the power never ends. But
be careful, the tires will go up in
smoke just as easily because of the
amazing amount of torque. The handling
is superb and smooth because of the
independent rear suspension. The seats
provide great lateral support and have
adjustable thigh and side bolstering.
Great V-8 Supercharged power. The best
Mustang ever that can compete with
vehicles that cost thousands of dollars
more. Driving the Cobra puts a smile
on my face every time I drive it or
just look at it.


Best Features

The DOHC Supercharged V-8 torque and horsepower and six-speed Tremec transmission. What else can you say...390 underrated ponies under the hood. Even though the Cobra is a little nose heavy, it is amazingly neutral in the handling department.


Worst Features

The paint and fit & finish could be better. The interior has not changed a lot since 1994, but still isn't that bad. All in all, SVT & Ford has built a great car.


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A Modern Muscle Car
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By sawman
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2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2dr Coupe (4.6L 8cyl S/C 6M)


Review

I have owned several mustangs, the last
of which was a 1999 GT which I heavily
modified. That car (the GT) was faster
than my current Cobra but do not fool
yourself. John Colletti and SVT have a
winner here. The old Mustang goes out
on a high note. If you want a kick in
the pants mustang with factory
perfection and reliability, this is the
car. As far as the editor rating on
this car (6.7), the editor is an idiot.
You cannot touch the attitude or
performance and be able to take your
(small) kids along for anywhere near
the cost.


Best Features

The engine baby. It looks as good as it runs. The builder signatures are a nice touch. THe SVT emblems and features add as well.


Worst Features

AFS wheels in CA offers replica wheels which are 10.5" wide rather than the stock 9". I added those to the rear with 315/35/17 tires and they look bada**. Also, SLP has a killer cat-back exhaust whick is quiet around town but sounds full open at throttle.


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Fun but quality lacking
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By viking093
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2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2dr Coupe (4.6L 8cyl S/C 6M)


Review

Rear bumper and wheel housing weak.
Electric windows squeak.
Interior not well insulated - road &
engine smell strong.


Best Features

Very Fast & Very Fun.


Worst Features

Improve the build quality. Improve the handling. Keep increasing the horses....to out- perform Chevy.


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