2002 Roush Mustang Specsby Joshua Kinser
The 2002 Ford Roush Mustang offers many upgrades over the stock Mustang in performance and styling. This vehicle is also known as the 360R or the Roush GT. Roush is an independent company founded by the racer Jack Roush that tunes new vehicles and resells them with upgrades and aftermarket options. The original price of this vehicle was around $40,000, depending on what type of upgrades you outfitted your Roush Mustang with.
The Roush Mustang was available with a 4.6-liter V-8. It was an overhead cam engine with a supercharger and produced 360 horsepower at 5,750 rpm. At 3,000 rpm, it delivered 375 foot-pounds of torque. The vehicle could go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds.
Transmission and Suspension
The transmission offered with this vehicle was a five-speed, short-throw unit. The suspension was available with a variety of customized suspension and shock options.
Interior and Exterior Styling
The Roush Mustang had special added features that gave it a more aggressive and sporty appearance. There are many body styles produced by Roush for the 2002 Mustang model. The body styles and interior options were available in Stages 1 through 4. Each body and interior style took inspiration from race cars and classic Mustangs. The vehicle was equipped with racing stripes, leather seats and metal plate foot pedals.
Fuel and Fuel Economy
The 2002 Roush Mustang engine required unleaded gasoline. The vehicle was rated by the EPA to get 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. The gas tank on the vehicle had a capacity of 15.5 gallons.
Joshua Kinser began writing professionally in 1999. He has worked as a staff writer for the "Pensacola News Journal" and is the author of Moon Handbook's "Guide to the Florida Gulf Coast." Kinser earned an Associate of Arts in journalism with an emphasis in biology from Pensacola State College.