How much is a 1978 King Cobra worth?

How much is a 1978 King Cobra worth?

In today’s market, it is pretty affordable, even for a second-hand ride. Funnily enough, the current market price of the 1978 Ford Mustang II King Cobra is pretty much the same as it once was. Some sell for around $7,000, which is very reasonable for a car that saw such a limited run.

What is a Mustang Cobra 2?

The Cobra II was a package offered on the oft controversial Mustang II. This package was only offered from 1976-1978 and offered no actual performance boosts. Instead, the Cobra II offered a sporty look that was meant to be reminiscent of the Shelby Mustangs.

What Mustang was used in Charlie’s Angels?

1976 Mustang Cobra II
Ford Motor Company and Columbia Pictures paired Farrah Fawcett with a white- and blue-striped 1976 Mustang Cobra II on the new television show Charlie’s Angels, in what has to be one of the best product placement bonanzas of all time.

How fast is a Mustang II?

Mustang II Specifications

O-320 IO-360
160 H.P. 200 H.P.
TOP SPEED (sea level) 210 mph 230 mph
CRUISE SPEED (true airspeed, 75% power @ 8000 ft.) 195 mph 220 mph
RANGE @ 75% POWER (37 gal. version) 780 miles 770 miles

How much is a Mustang King Cobra?

The King Cobra was a hatchback-only model with the 5.0L engine, standard four-speed manual transmission, power brakes, and power steering….

Quick Look
Model: ’78 Mustang King Cobra
Price: $5,638
Options: $587 T-top roof
$225 automatic transmission

What engine did the Mustang 2 have?

The Mustang II arrived in August 1973 with a choice of coupe or fastback (hatchback) body styles. Two engines were available: an 88-horsepower 2.3-liter four-cylinder or the 2.8-liter, 105-horsepower V-6 from the Capri. A 13-second 0-60 time for the V-6 Mach 1 impressed no one.

Was the Mustang 2 based on the Pinto?

“Just as the original Mustang had been based on mundane Falcon components, Iacocca and company decided to use some of the parts from the new-for-1971 subcompact Ford Pinto as the basis for the Mustang.” The new Mustang was viewed as a “fun-to-drive economy” car, but “in reality it shared its underpinnings with the …

What car did Jill drive in Charlie’s Angels?

Ford Mustang
Farrah Fawcett as Jill on Charlie’s Angels drove what was considered the worst Ford Mustang in all history. The Cobra II came with an inline-four, a V6, and a 302 V8, with only 134 horsepower; hardly representative of its ancestors. However, the car wasn’t all that bad. It had double wishbone suspension upfront.

How much horsepower does a cobra 2 have?

Ford Mustang II V8 King Cobra Engine Technical Data
Compression Ratio : 8.40
Maximum power – Output – Horsepower : 141 PS or 139 bhp or 104 kW @ 3600 rpm
Maximum torque : 339.0 Nm or 250 lb.ft @ 3600 rpm
Drive wheels – Traction – Drivetrain : RWD

How fast is a Mustang King Cobra?

Top speed:
(theor. without speed governor) 171 km/h / 106 mph

What is a Mustang King Cobra?

The Mustang King Cobra was a limited edition Mustang produced in 1978. Only 4,313 were ever produced. The King Cobra is part of the Mustang II generation but was designed to be more powerful than the rest of the generation.

Is Sal Mancuso’s Mustang II a Cobra Jet 351 Cleveland?

One Mustang II owner, Sal Mancuso, has never had a problem with his car earning respect, dating all the way back to when he purchased his blue-over-white “Charlie’s Angels” style Cobra II in 1976. You think that perhaps replacing the II’s small-block V-8 with a Cobra Jet 351 Cleveland had something to do with it?

How many Cobra II Mustangs were made in 1977?

PRODUCTION Ford built a total of 153,173 Mustang IIs in 1977, of which 49,161 had the hatchback body style. Of those, 25,259 were delivered with the Cobra II option package.

Can you put a 351 Windsor in a Mustang II?

Some people have put 351 Windsors in Mustang II’s in place of the 302 Windsor, but nobody installed the bigger Cleveland V-8 into the Cobra ll back the day. I have owned this car ever since the swap. There is currently the same Cobra Jet 351 Cleveland but now with dual four-barrel carburetors and a five-speed transmission and 3.80 rear gears.

Was the Ford Cobra II a bit too much?

Yes, the Cobra II was a bit much, although my sister owned a new ’76 model and really loved it. Since I didn’t like the ’71-’73 models that I always said reminded me of a locomotive for some reason, I was encouraged when I first learned that Ford was going to downsize the Mustang. At first I kind of liked them.

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