Nitrous Fed Nova VS Twin Turbo Mustang
The twin turbo Mustang is going up against a big block 700 cubic inch, nitrous fed Nova that puts down 1,300 horsepower. But since the Mustang weighs quite a bit less, the match is fairly even.
“With great power comes great responsibility,” that old comic book saying, also applies to drag racing. This Fox Body Mustang has a bit too much of the power, and not enough responsibility in applying that power.
Hitting 200 miles per hour back in the 1990s was a lofty goal. Nevertheless, Car Craft magazine wanted to reach the double-century mark back in the age of pogs and grunge music – and it was hell-bent on using a 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra to do it.
To honor Throwback Thursday, let’s take a look at a Retro Review from MotorWeek that covers the Mustang GT Convertible from way back in 1988.
When it comes to historical automotive moments, the Mustang has racked up quite a few over the past 50 years, which always makes it a natural for Throwback Thursdays.