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Bill Cosby on Carroll Shelby and buying a Super Snake

by Jeff Glucker (RSS feed) on Nov 21st, 2010 at 8:01PM

"Ladies and gentleman, I was idling... I was idling... the car had not moved, I had not put my foot on the gas pedal... and it was killing people..." - Bill Cosby Bill Cosby and Carroll Shelby are friends. The builder of racecars once asked his comedian pal why he drove Ferraris and insisted that he switch to American built sports cars. Cosby took Shelby up on this offer and was soon the proud owner of a Shelby Cobra Super Snake. It's claimed that the output on the Super Snake was 462 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque, which is probably a bit more than the lightweight racer... Read More

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