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The Ford Mustang SVT Cobra R is a high-performance model of the fourth generation Ford Mustang and was developed by Ford's Special Vehicle Team division - SVT.

The Cobra R was sold without back seats or any luxury equipment for weight savings.

Games

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2

The Mustang SVT Cobra R appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 as a class 3 car and as a class C car in the PlayStation 2 release. It is also available as a police car in both games and is classed in the same tier as its racer counterpart.

It possesses slightly heavy steering, but also accelerates quicker than most cars within its performance range. It performs well in pursuits due to its durability and power.

NFS Edition

The NFS Edition Mustang SVT Cobra R is unlocked in the GameCube, PC, and Xbox releases upon earning 20,000 NFS Points, but is unlocked in the PlayStation 2 release upon accumulate 500,000 NFS Points.

Pursuit

The Pursuit Mustang SVT Cobra R is unlocked in the GameCube, PC, and Xbox releases upon earning 20,000 NFS Points. It can be unlocked in the PlayStation 2 release through two different methods;

  • Challenge Mode - Win the Ultimate Racer event #18 (Pursuit Mustang Challenge).
  • You're The Cop - Lead 4 laps in Hot Pursuit at advanced difficulty.
  • Cheat Code - Enter at the main menu; Left, Square, Left, Square, R2, R1, R2, R1.

Need for Speed: Underground Rivals

The Mustang SVT Cobra appears in Need for Speed: Underground Rivals with a price tag of $56,000.

Due to its heaviness, it possesses weak handling capabilities, being prone to understeer. Despite of that, it is one of the fastest vehicles when fully upgraded and it has better stats than the Pontiac GTO. It is best used in drag events.

Trivia

  • In the PlayStation 2 PAL release of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2, the Pursuit Mustang SVT Cobra R uses a different livery due to the game's localization.
  • The Pursuit Mustang SVT Cobra R features a second unused livery which can be found in the game files of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2.
  • Despite being labeled as the Mustang SVT Cobra R in Need for Speed: Underground Rivals, the stock model in the game is based on the 2003-2004 "Terminator" Mustang SVT Cobra. However the vehicle can be equipped with the 2000 Mustang SVT Cobra R body parts.

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