Ford has unveiled the first details about the 2012 Mustang Cobra Jet. It features a supercharged 5.4-liter V8 engine and an improved braking system.

Ford has announced plans to offer a new version of their legendary Cobra Jet turn-key racer.

Based on the 2010 model, the 2012 Cobra Jet features a new 5.4-liter V8 engine with a 2.3-liter TVS supercharger or an optional 4.0-liter Whipple supercharger. Other updates include Manley H-beam connecting rods, Strange Engineering brakes, a double keyed crankshaft snout, and black anodized wheels with Goodyear tires.

According to George Goddu, Business Manager for Ford Racing, "With every Cobra Jet build we strive to carry the spirit of the original Cobra Jet while developing the next generation of drag racing icon. The enthusiast who races the 2012 Cobra Jet can be competitive at virtually any event, from their local track up through NHRA Stock or Super Stock classes."

Production will be limited to 50 units and pricing starts at $91,900.

Note: 2010 Mustang Cobra Jet pictured

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