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2004 Ford Mustang Mach 1

2004 Mach 1

The 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 is a car built on a passion for Mustang heritage. Fortuneatly for many buyers Ford continued to offer the Mach 1 for another production year. The 2004 Ford Mustang Mach 1 was a virtual carryover of the last year. The only significant changes were the offering of some new colors: Screaming Yellow and Competition Orange. The 2004 Mach 1 also features bare aluminum valve covers which are not painted black like the 2003 model.

As in 2003 the Mach 1 is powered by a 4.6-liter, 32-valve, dual-overhead-cam V-8. The engine makes use of specially calibrated cams, a modified upper intake to accommodate the ram-air system, a forged crank (cast crank in automatic transmission application) and performance exhaust manifolds to produce 320 horsepower.

2004 mach 1 motor

The vehicle is lowered one-half of an inch and is equipped with a firmer suspension for improved handling. The handling package includes new front and rear coil springs with adapted load and rate, Tokico struts and shocks, unique stabilizer bars front and rear and added frame rail connectors to stiffen the body.

2004 Mach 1 Orange

Thirteen-inch front rotors and performance Brembo calipers provide excellent stopping capability. The calipers have a black-anodized finish and are visible through 17-inch Magnum 500 wheel spokes. Mach 1 comes standard with anti-lock brakes and traction control.

2003 mach 1 wheel

2004 Mach 1 Specifications


Engine Modular 4.6L DOHC V8 (Aluminum Block) - 4 Valve Heads
Displacement 4.6L or 281 cid
Horsepower 305 @ 6000
Torque 320 @ 4250
Compression 10.1 to 1
Fuel Premium (91+ octane)
Exhaust Stainless steel with chrome tips
Transmission 5 speed Tremec or 4 speed automatice AODE
Final drive ratio 3.55: 1


Front Independent, modified MacPherson strut with Separate spring on lower arm and stabilizer bar
Front springs 600 lb Helical coil, rubber-insulated, unique linear rate
Front struts Integral with Tokico strut, gas-pressurized, Hydraulic, unique valving
Rear Four-bar link with coil springs on lower arm, unique horizontal axle damper and stabilizer bar
Rear springs 250 lb Helical coil, rubber-insulated; unique linear rate
Rear shocks Unique axle damper, gas-pressurized, hydraulic. Vertical Tokico shock absorbers with horizontal axle dampers, unique valving
Sway bars front: 26.5 mm, rear 23mm
Steering power assisted rack and pinion with 15.3:1 ratio
Front brakes 13 inch Brembo vented discs with aluminum dual piston calipers
Rear brakes 11.7 inch Brembo vented discs with aluminum dual piston calipers
Wheels 17 x 8-inch Magnum 500-style "Heritage Style" (5 spoke)
Tires Goodyear 245/45ZR17 Eagle ZR45

Interior Dimensions

Head Room (Fr/Rr): 38.1/35.5
Leg Room (Fr/Rr): 42.6/29.9
Shoulder Room (Ft/Rr): 53.6/52.1
Hip Room (Ft/Rr): 52.8/47.4

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight(MT/AT): 3465/3475
Wt. Dist. (Man-Auto): 57/43-57/43
Wheelbase(Ft/Rr): 101.3
Track (Ft/Rr): 60.2/60.6
Length: 183.2
Width: 73.1
Height: 52.4

Capacity & Volume

Cargo Volume (EPA/Mfr): 11/10.9
Fuel Capacity: 15.7
Tow Capacity (Std/Max): 1000/1000
Seating (Std.): 4
Seating (Opt.): NA
Pass. Vol. (EPA/Mfr): 82/83.0

Consumer Information

Assembly Plant Dearborn, Michigan, USA
Basic Warranty 3-year/36,000-mile bumper-bumper
Roadside Assist 3 years/36,000 miles
Air bags Driver and front passenger
ABS standard
Price $28,370


Quarter Mile 13.2 @ 106.7mph (5 speed), 13.88 @ 102mph (automatic)
0-60mph 4.7 seconds (5 speed), 5.6 seconds (auto)
Skidpad 0.85 g's


Total 2003 Mach 1 7182



Break Down Mach 1 by Color
Black - 1064
Dark Shadow Gray - 1039
Azure Blue - 1316
Torch Red - 1259
Oxford White - 697
Competition Orange - 1039
Screaming Yellow - 768



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