Jazz icon Herbie Hancock owns a one-of-a-kind 1963 Shelby Cobra. But he might not have bought it, if it wasn’t for a rude salesperson.
GERMANY – Fast on the heels of the historic agreement between Peter Brock and Shelby Legendary Cars to reproduce one of the most iconic race cars in history comes word out of Europe that supercar builders are pushing the envelope again with an exact 1964 Cobra Daytona Coupe recreation for enthusiats across the pond. Two companies, Daytona Coupe[…]
05 June 2018 Classic Driver A man with a racing career intrinsically linked to the Cobra, Allen Grant was part of the fabled Shelby American driver line-up during the 1965 championship victory that wrote Carroll Shelby and his ‘hot rods’ into the history books. Rémi Dargegen spent the day with him at his Palm Springs[…]
(reprise from Hagerty): Some things are too good to let die, and the AC Cobra is one of them. Though the fast-moving 1960s made obsolete the various iterations of the Cobra after only five years of production, the ticking clock of mortality that the rest of us live under has never really affected the[…]
My friend Dan Mroz gets credit for this article… <p> </p> Driving a Cobra Replica “If you want to just gas and go, and never have to worry about replacing an alternator, or snuggling down the header bolts, or getting a wet leg driving in a rainstorm, or learning how to set your carb float[…]
CSX 2328 is a great unrestored example of the 289 Cobra breed. It is very rare in that it has its completely original drivetrain, body and chassis. 2328 is a fully documented car where its complete ownership history is well known. As an unrestored car it handles and feels unlike any restored Cobra, giving the[…]
From Tom Cotter: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> he first thing I notice when I lift the garage door (likely the first time it had been opened in decades) was a rather pedestrian mid-1980s BMW 325ix. That and the crickets. The Bimmer is cool, but I was lured to[…]
Given the passing this week of Dan Gurney it is appropriate to reminisce his impact on the sport. This is a good article about his improbable 1967 Le Mans victory with A.J. Foyt in the GT40 Mark IV. Click Here!
Here is a comparison video showing the differences between 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2287 and 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO #3387. These are undoubtedly 2 of the world’s most important and historically significant race cars, and they were built for 1 purpose only: beating each other on the race track. It is interesting to see[…]