The mischievous might call it “four play” as Ford Motor Co. comes tantalizingly close to the 400-hp mark with its ’03 SVT Mustang Cobra. Unveiled Feb. 7 at the Chicago Auto Show, the first new SVT Cobra since the ’01 model year is expected to generate 390 hp, 70 more ponies than its previous incarnation. And it uses a 6-speed Tremac manual transmission to get there, joining 170-hp stablemate SVT Focus – which bowed in Chicago last year – as the only Ford production vehicles to boast six ...
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