Reviewed by Unique Cars and Parts
Our Rating: 1
The Mustang debuted with an all new
body for 1994, but was still based on the old Fox platform.
The wheelbase grew 0.8 inches to 101.3 inches, while
the front and rear track increased on the GT. Four wheel
were standard, with anti-lock brakes
on both the GT and the base model car.
The base car was
now powered by a new 3.8 litre V6 which replaced the
previous 2.3 Inline 4. Using a number of aluminium components,
it was almost as light as the much smaller four cylinder
The 5.0 V8 was given better breathing and output
increased to 245 bhp.
A five speed manual transmission
was standard, and a four speed automatic was optional
for both engines.
Traction-Lok was also available. In
pursuit of greater structural rigidity, the hatchback
model was dropped, leaving only the two door coupe and
The coupe's roof line was designed to resemble a hardtop
option for the convertible that was never produced.
At the top was a new Cobra model with a 245 bhp version
of the 5.0 V8.
Once again, the Mustang was chosen to
be the pace car at the Indy 500, and approximately
1,000 replica models were sold.
more limited were the 250 Cobra R models sold by Ford's
SVT unit. These were delivered without air-conditioning
radio, and much of the insulation, and were designed
to be sold to race car drivers. Quite a few ended up
on the streets, however.