The 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet has an engine that outputs 575 horsepower, with 500 horsepower at the rear wheels. The engine of the original 1968 Mustang Cobra Jet output 335 horsepower.
Horsepower is the power that is output by a car's engine. It is the main selling point for high-performance vehicles. The ratio of power to vehicle weight determines how fast the vehicle is. As of 2014, the 2009 SSC Ultimate Aero, the 2013 Hennessey Venom GT and the 2012 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse have the highest engine power outputs to date at 1,287, 1,244 and 1,200 horsepower respectively.