The 2003-2004 SVT Cobra was and will always be one of the best Mustangs ever created. The SVT team decided to take the pony car from a run-of-the-mill performance car to something all performance cars would fear on the track and street. They decided to take the existing 4.6L DOHC 4V engine and boost the horsepower with the help of an Eaton supercharger. This combination produced what I believe to be an under-rated 390 horsepower.
Thanks to an abundant amount of 03-04 Cobra performance parts, owners of these SVT Mustangs found it very easy to make 450-500 HP on the stock Eaton superchargers. With supercharger upgrades, making 600 HP not out of the question on the forged factory short blocks that came on these Cobras. Check out LatemodelRestoration.com employee Tony’s 2004 SVT Cobra on the dyno making an impressive 600 HP thanks to Ford Racing's, Whipple Supercharger Kit.
The engine wasn’t the only thing upgraded on the 03-04 Cobras. The driveline got a serious upgrade with the factory 6 speed Tremec T56 transmission. Unlike the Mustang GT, V6 and Mach 1 of the same years, the Terminator Cobras featured an Independent Rear Suspension (IRS). This helped these SVT Cobras not only be quick in the straight line but also helped them hug corners just as well.
Exterior improvements included unique styling mods that such as a front bumper that incorporated a larger opening for increased air flow and cooling on the radiator and heat exchanger. It also featured a unique heat extractor hood, smooth side skirts, color matched folding mirrors, spoiler and rear bumper.
Check out some of our top 2003-04 Cobra performance mods below! Whether you are looking for simple bolt on performance parts such as SCT tuners, custom tunes, cold air intakes or exhaust components or big time power adders such as supercharger upgrades, LatemodelResto has you covered with a complete line of performance & restoration mods for your Terminator Cobra!