Shelby AC Cobra 427

Superformance’s Cobra Is The Fastest Ever Hitting 201 MPH

SUPERFORMANCE MKIII EARNS TITLE OF WORLD’S FASTEST COBRA Ted Taormina, owner of the “Italian Job” Superformance MkIII breaks the Cobra speed record, making it the fastest Cobra ever, with a speed of 201.1 mph at the Mojave Air and Space Port. Mojave, California (June, 2017) – Superformance, the leading manufacturer of 1960s era continuation sports …

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This original Shelby Cobra 427 should fetch millions at auction

It’s amazing what you can do if you just think outside the box a little bit. That’s what Carroll Shelby did when used a hefty dose of American ingenuity to transform a little British roadster called the AC Bristol into the Shelby Cobra. By ingenuity, of course, we mean a massive V-8 engine. Pairing an …

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Original Shelby Cobras, including a 427 S/C Roadster, fetch big bucks at auction

An amazing collection that included no less than four highly original Shelby Cobras headed to auction in May, fetching some seriously big bucks. The collection was from the estate of the late Steven Juliano and was put under the hammer at Mecum’s auction that ran May 14-19 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C …

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5 Coolest Shelby Cars (& 5 That Just Weren’t Right)

When a race car driver heard that America needed sportscars, he turned entrepreneur and automotive designer – marrying AC Cobra with Ford V8s and producing the finest sports cars in ‘Murican history. Later he hitched AC Cobras with Ford Mustangs and created the legend of the Shelby Mustang as well. He partnered extensively with Ford …

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The Real Story Behind The 1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona 427 Super Coupe

The original Shelby Daytona Coupe was based on the Cobra open top roadster. It was an evolution of the Cobra with a premium placed on higher speed, better handling and greater durability for the world’s preeminent endurance races. Six cars were originally made to take on Ferrari right before and during Shelby’s association with Ford …

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