1997 Ford Mustang Granatelli Wide Body Custom Cobra SVT Convertible
Sale price: $35,000.00 make an offer
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|Engine:||427 V8 650+hp|
|Trim:||Cobra Granatelli Wide Body Custom SVT Convertible|
|Interior Color:||Black with Yellow|
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1997 Ford Mustang Granatelli Wide Body Custom Cobra SVT Convertible for sale
1997 Granatelli “Wide Body” Custom Cobra SVT Mustang Convertible
427 V8 650+hp 6-Speed High Performance Show Car
Original Owner - California Car
Unique high performance Cobra Mustang from the famed Granatelli stable of exceptional custom designed Fords and modeled after the 1000 hp Street Driven Summit Racing Pro Millennium million dollar Mustang. this custom Granatelli Cobra Mustang “FANG” is the 650+ hp little brother. Granatelli built only three similar custom high performance Mustangs: Pro Millennium (aka QuikStang). THRILLER & FANG (aka FAST STANG).
The body for this one-owner Ford Cobra Mustang was modified using “All Steel” and no Bondo. The hood. nose and rear diffuser were one off and fabricated with a Carbon Composite. The car was finished off with six coats of black Giasurit paint and twin silver stripes.
Once completed. this custom Granatelli “Wide Body” Mustang was featured in the Main Hall at SEMA in Las Vegas by Granatelli Motor Sports and in 2001 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords did a 4-page full color spread on the car.
This High Performance Cobra Mustang is as happy on the street as it is on the track and runs as good as it looks. It was built to be a 200+ MPH Cobra Mustang convertible and JR Granatelli recently stated that he drove it on the open road at a speed of 200MPH and there still was plenty more to go. JR Granatelli sincerely refers to this beauty as "one of his Babies"!
The below list includes most of the modifications on this incredible high performance car-Wider front (6 inches) Wider rear (8+ inches) Lower (3 inches) Custom-built 12-point chrome-moly roll cage (for extra bracing. strength & safety) Granatelli Motorsports tubular K-member Granatelli Motorsports fully adjustable coil over front suspension Granatelli Motorsports weld-in full length sub frame connector Granatelli Motorsports upper and lower control arm package (stronger and adjustable) Granatelli Motorsports Tubular A-arms with sway Eibach lowering springs (improved handling- this car can easily take corners at over 75 mph) Stalker nose piece (carbon composite) Customized Saleen SR-71 rear wing to match body width 18” HRE Performance Wheels with low profile Michelin tires Upgraded Cobra R front & rear disc brakes Ford Motorsport (Ford Racing) SVO 351 block with 4. 08 bore - 427 cubic inch engine with a 4. 0-inch stroke. The engine was built with the following performance components-Sonny Bryant billet crankshaft. Carillo connecting rods. JE pistons & wrist pins. aluminum CNC high port/polished Trick Flow (TFS) cylinder heads (ported by J. R. Granatelli) with a trick 3-angle valve job (to compliment the airflow). Comp Cams hydraulic roller camshaft. Comp Cams hydraulic roller lifters. Comp Cams hardened steel push rods. stainless Manley valves. 1. 6 ratio Crane Gold roller rocker arms Vortech V-1 T-trim supercharger (helps to provide over 650 hp at 12 psi of boost) Ford Racing Cobra intake manifold Fel Pro (Fast) stand-alone fuel injection system (allows for precise tuning of the air/fuel mixture for a forced induction system) Vortech Intercooler system Granatelli Motorsports long-tube headers Borla stainless-steel mufflers Dodge Viper T56 6-speed transmission Special CNC-designed motor plate to adapt the Viper Transmission to the 427 Windsor engine McLeod RXT clutch assembly Stock 8. 8-inch rear end housing with 3. 55 gears with Granatelli Motorsports 8. 8 inch girdle support Full Posi-Traction rear differential Dynotech 1-piece performance aluminum drive shaft Bosch fuel injectors Braided Fuel Lines Interior boost gauge (for the supercharger) Dual bucket racing seats (power driver's side) with Simpson racing belts Interior carbon fiber accents Colored under-chassis lighting
FANG is also equipped with power steering. power brakes. power windows. power locks. power exterior mirrors. power trunk release. dual front airbags. air conditioning. rear window defogger. tinted windows. Ford Mach 460 premium stereo sound system with AM/FM/Cassette. CD changer. power antenna. key-less entry with remote. alarm and it still has the original power convertible top with Glass rear window.
Granatelli started out with a loaded new 1997 Mustang Cobra SVT convertible and made it wider. lower. faster. stronger and cooler – they pretty much transformed the car into a 650 hp high performance show car that will reach speeds in excess of 200mph. With only a few hundred miles on it since it left Granatelli. FANG has since been out of the public eye being tucked away in Santa Barbara garage. Everything is still in excellent condition (see all recent pics in this listing) and it is offered for sale by the original owner.
The Granatelli name has been associated with racing and performance for more than seventy years. Granatelli Motor Sports. a leader in automotive high performance. spends countless hours in engineering and precision testing to ensure its customers' innovative products and advanced automotive solutions.
JR Granatelli is the owner/president of Granatelli Motor Sports and previous owner of Paxton Superchargers. JR is a licensed Pro Stock driver and has several SCCA. NHRA & Indy Car wins under his belt. In 2001. JR set the NMRA Pro 5. 0 Racing world record in his then sponsored Summit Racing Cobra. establishing it as the quickest and fastest modular motored Mustang in racing history. a record that stood for over 12 years.
Please call (949)642-7447 for additional information or to set a time to see this great car in the Newport Beach area of California. The purchaser will be responsible for shipping or picking the car up from Southern California. however we can assist the buyer with the shipping process.
*California residents. please note- Due to stringent California smog regulations. this highly modified car may only be purchased for off-road purposes.
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