10 Fastest Ford Mustangs of All Time

List Top 10 Fastest Ford Mustangs of All Time

1. 2015 FORD MUSTANG SHELBY GT500 (0-60 MPH time: 3.5 seconds)

The 2013-2015 Shelby GT500 is one of the fastest Ford Mustangs of all time. Featuring a 5.8 liter V-8 engine rated at more than 660 horsepower, the car can go from zero to 60 MPH in just 3.5 seconds. Riding on a 32-valve supercharged engine, the car produces 631 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 RPM, and the car completes the quarter-mile in 11.6 seconds reaching a max speed of 125.7 MPH. For consumers looking to purchase the car new, the starting price of the Shelby GT500 is $54,995 USD, and the top speed of the car is 202 MPH with a stopping range of 155 feet at 70 MPH. The overall fuel economy of the vehicle is 15 MPG (city) and 24 MPG (highway).

2. 2012 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302 (0-60 MPH time: 3.97 seconds)

The 2012 Mustang Boss 302 is one of the recent reintroductions of ‘throwback’ Mustangs by Ford in the past five years. Upon its re-release, the Boss 302 immediately became one of the fastest Mustangs of all time with a zero to 60 MPH time of 3.97 seconds. The car features a 5.0 liter V-8 engine rated at 444 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. The car also does extremely well in the quarter-mile testing out at 12.1 seconds with a top overall speed of 115.8 MPH. The Boss 302 can stop in 160 feet when going 70 MPH, and its overall fuel economy rating is 17 MPG (city) and 26 MPG (highway). Ford produced the car with a six speed manual transmission, and its wheelbase is 107.1 inches.

3. 2011 FORD MUSTANG GT CALIFORNIA SPECIAL (0-60 MPH time: 4.3 seconds)

The 2011 Ford GT California Special featured a new DOHC V-8 engine on release, and is one of the fastest Mustangs of all time with a zero to 60 MPH time of 4.3 seconds. The car’s engine is rated at 412 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. The GT California Special covers the quarter-mile in 12.8 seconds with a top speed of 110.8 MPH. Ford sold the car with the choice of either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission with manumatic shifting. The top speed of the automobile is governor limited to a range between 115-149 MPH. The car’s fuel economy is rated at 19 MPG (city) and between 24-30 MPG (highway).

4. 2000 FORD MUSTANG SVT COBRA R (0-60 MPH time: 4.4 seconds)

The 2000 Mustang SVT Cobra R remains one of the fastest Mustangs every produced with a zero to 60 MPH time of 4.4 seconds. The car has a 5.4 liter V-8 engine rated at 385 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque. The car completes the quarter-mile in 12.9 seconds with a top speed of 110.8 MPH. There were only 300 models of the SVT Cobra R produced by Ford during the production year. The top speed of the car is 175 MPH, and it has a six-speed manual transmission. All of the cars produced were painted performance red, and it did not come with air conditioning, cruise control, a car radio, and no rear seat.

5. 2007 FORD MUSTANG SHELBY GT500 (0-60 MPH time: 4.5 seconds)

The 2007 Shelby GT500 is one of the fastest Ford Mustangs of all time with a zero to 60 MPH time of 4.5 seconds. The car features a 5.4 liter V-8 engine rated at 500 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. The car is capable of running the quarter mile in a time of 12.7 seconds with a top speed in the run of 116 MPH. The top speed of the car is governor limited to 160 MPH, and its fuel economy comes in at 13 MPG (city) and 21 MPG (highway). The curb weight of the 2007 edition of the Shelby GT500 is 3,850 lbs and it has a wheelbase of 107.1 inches.

6. 2003 SVT MUSTANG COBRA (0-60 MPH time: 4.8 seconds)

The 2003 SVT Mustang Cobra is one of the fastest Mustangs ever produced with a zero to 60 MPH time of 4.8 seconds. The car features a 4.6 liter V- engine rated at 390 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. The 2003 edition of the Cobra runs the quarter-mile in 13.1 seconds, and the car is rated with an above-average handling capability when compared to other models of Ford Mustang. The Cobra also has an almost instant throttle response when pressing the gas pedal. The car also gets above average fuel efficiency for a Mustang with a 24 MPG (city) and 28 MPG (highway) overall rating.

7. 2008 FORD MUSTANG BULLITT (0-60 MPH time: 5.0 seconds)

Ford released a new version of the Mustang Bullitt in 2008. The car was instantly one of the fastest Mustangs of all time. The car goes from zero to 60 MPH in 5.0 seconds flat, and it runs the quarter-mile in 13.7 seconds with a top overall speed of 102.7 MPH. The Bullitt is powered by a V-8 engine with 24 valves that is rated at 325 lb-ft of torque and 315 horsepower. The car was built with a five-speed manual transmission, and the top speed of the car is 151 MPH. Ford purposely only made 7,000 for sale in the United States with 700 produced for sale in Canada.

8. 2011 FORD MUSTANG V6 PREMIUM (0-60 MPH time: 5.1 seconds)

The 2011 Mustang V6 Premium was designed by Ford to be a high-performance vehicle with the stock engine. The car is one of the fastest Mustangs of all time with a zero to 60 MPH time of 5.1 seconds, and the engine is rated at 280 lb-ft of torque and 305 horsepower. The car runs the quarter-mile in 13.7 seconds at a top speed of 102 MPH. The 24 valve V-6 engine is one of the most impressive built by Ford for the Mustang line of vehicles, and its fuel efficiency comes in at 19 MPG (city) and 28 MPG (highway). The car can stop in 152 feet when going 70 MPH, and its overall curb weight is 3,520 lbs.

9. 2007 MUSTANG GT CALIFORNIA SPECIAL (0-60 MPH time: 5.1 seconds)

The 2007 Mustang GT California Special is another one of the popular ‘throwback’ Mustangs produced by Ford in the mid-2000s. The car is one of the fastest Mustangs ever produced with a zero to 60 MPH time of 5.1 seconds, and a quarter-mile time of 13.8 seconds at 103 MPH. The car’s engine is a 24 valve, eight cylinder engine rated at 320 lb-ft of torque and 300 horsepower. The GT California Special’s fuel efficiency comes in at 17 MPG (city) and 25 MPG (highway), and it can break in 170 feet from 70 MPH. Although the car has four seats, the rear seats are large enough for children or one larger adult to fit comfortably.

10. 1995 FORD MUSTANG SVT COBRA R (0-60 MPH time: 5.2 seconds)

The 1995 Mustang SVT Cobra R was instantly one of the fastest Mustangs ever made when it was first released. The car can go from zero to 60 MPH in 5.2 seconds, and completes the quarter mile in 13.8 seconds at 102 MPH. The car is powered by a 5.8 liter SOHC V-8 engine with 16 valves. The engine is rated at 365 lb-ft of torque and 300 horsepower. With the release of the SVT Cobra R, Ford began to upgrade the overall performance of all Cobra R models that the company would go on to produce. The top speed of the car is 137 MPH, and its fuel efficiency comes in at 17 MPG (city) and 24 MPG (highway).