• Nov 21, 2007
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We often point out the extremely odd vehicles that end up for sale on eBay Motors, but every once in a while a true gem pops up that's worthy of note just to ensure it winds up in the hands of the truly deserved. Such is the case with item #180182185046, a 2000 Ford Mustang Cobra R. This particular example is #186 of only 300 made and has only 4,257 miles under its belt. For those who don't remember the Cobra R pedigree, it was the apex of SVT engineering at the turn of the millennium, powered by a naturally-aspirated 5.4L V8 producing 385 horsepower. Make no mistake, the 2000 Cobra R was a track special model with no radio, A/C, heating or even a back seat. While more powerful Mustangs have come and gone since the 2000 Cobra R, it is arguably one of the best handling 'Stangs ever thanks to the attention paid to weight reduction and its competition-oriented chassis tuning. The car is easily identifiable by its deep chin spoiler and large fixed rear wing, though the only time we've ever come across one is in a video game. The bidding for this mint Mustang ends on November 26th, but currently stands at only 11 bids with an offer of $35,100 leading the pack and the reserve not yet met.

Thanks to all who tipped on this!

[Source: eBay Motors]



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      • 7 Years Ago
      yeh, if i have a cobra r, i wont be discouraged by ricer comments by the ignorant people.
      • 7 Years Ago
      2k0 Cobra R puts all of the F-bodies to shame (even the really rare high HP Firehawks and Formulas). It is on a level with the c5-Z06 on the track/strip. The cars dyno very close to 400hp crank on 5.4L.
        • 7 Years Ago
        LOL. The Cobra R is a daily driver. Since when did cars need A/C and a sports talk radio to be a daily driver? LOL.
        • 7 Years Ago
        since the 60's
      • 7 Years Ago
      What's up with the ricer wing and bodykit?

      To those who do not know of the '00 Cobra R, which is most people, they'll laugh at another ricer Mustang.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Let the fools be fooled and the enlightened give you an approving nod as you drive by.
      • 5 Years Ago
      OMFG.... you guys are all retarded! Until you dive something ever remotely close to the precision driving that this car offers, don't talk noise about it...I will blow most of your doors off on a day to day basis in my 97 Serpent... I will take your money and then take your girl too. I hate people who talk about cars just to sound big
      • 7 Years Ago
      The chrome wheels are not factory, they should just be the painted version.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Except for the fact that it is obviously a cobra. That means your usual person would be like DAAAAAMN look at that cobra!
      • 7 Years Ago
      There are a lot of car ignorant people out there quick to call wings and kits rice and what not, but I look at it this way function over form. If this car needs that spoiler and wing, which it does, I am all for it. Its those wings on FWD cars that drive me nuts.

      Oh well, many people out there prefer form over function and well to each their own.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Best modern mustang ever! This suspention setup is on my 03 cobra and it is the perfect blend for street and track use.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I liked this car in Gt4 was a pretty decent ride tuned up.
      • 7 Years Ago
      a friend's kid back then talked his dad into getting the dealer to get him this special mustang. when it came in his dad saw it had no A/C,radio or even a back seat and he found out the truth about these mustangs. the dad no sale,the dealer could not sell it back then so it went to the auction
        • 7 Years Ago
        While I'm sure the story is BS, you only needed the SCCA license for the 1995 R, you did not need one for the 2000.
        • 7 Years Ago
        the dad was president of a large bank and did lots of deals with the dealership so it was no problem. don't believe all you read in books about the availability of any special car. when you have money and pull anything can happen. there is one that shows up at car cruises around here even till this day.
        • 7 Years Ago
        This *can't* be true. You had to have an SCCA or equivalent competition license to be the original buyer of the 1995 and 2000 Cobra R's. Ford checked to make sure.
        • 7 Years Ago
        my wife was the office manager for the dealership. sorry to burst your bubble. the best part is the dealer that had the car was not a ford dealer but a chevy dealer who got it from the ford dealer. the one that shows up at the car cruises was bought from a ford dealer who had it for 6 years and never sold it.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Shut your motormouth motorman. A Cobra R that went unsold for 6 years. Yeah right.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I remember one eating a guardrail out at one of the West LA Sports car meets. Then just to finish it off , a Subaru ran up its.... behind , after the Cobra driver stuffed it.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Ouch,

        That hurts. I guess the Suburu driver was under the same impression as many of the commenters on this site, he thought the AWD would save him from everything right?
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