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    2012 Monterey Motorsports Reunion to feature 50th anniversary of the Shelby Cobra

    There are always at least a few Shelby Cobras at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the Monterey Motorsports Reunion, mixing it up with Shelby Mustangs and Corvettes, but for 2012 there will be quite a few more. Laguna Seca has announced that the Cobra has been selected as the featured vehicle for ...

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    Video: Cobra owner sands floor the only way he knows how... with burnt rubber

    Strip, plank or parquet, it will all start to look the same after a while. One Shelby Cobra (well, most likely a replica Cobra at least...) owner must've gotten bored with the style and color of his wood flooring, so he decided to mix things up a bit. We're not sure if he is sanding or sealing, ...

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    Ford Cobra Snakehead concept is just a dream

    Andrus Cipriani is known for spitting out some slick concepts via his computer. His latest effort? This new Ford Cobra Snakehead. It's inspired by the original Cobra's big engine/small car philosophy, but it has a hardtop and updated bodywork. Cipriani doesn't say which Ford lump would be ...

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    Video: Hot Rod pits Shelby Cobra against Super Snake, baddest crowned

    Shelby Cobra vs. Super Snake – Click above to watch the video after the break
    We submit to the record that the Shelby Cobra is the coolest American car ever to go into production. Whether or not you agree, there's no denying the fact that the car that Carroll built is a legend in both ...

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    Shelby celebrates original Cobra's 50th anniversary with special edition continuation car

    Shelby 50th Anniversary Cobra - Click above for high-res image gallery
    2012 marks half a century since the very first Cobra was released on the street, and to celebrate, Shelby has announced a limited-edition 50th Anniversary model that was introduced at Barrett-Jackson earlier today. Using ...

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    Shelby Cobra barn find up for auction in Fort Lauderdale

    1963 Shelby Cobra CSX 2080 barn-find – Click above for image gallery
    Some collectors wait years for something like this to turn up: a pristine, original 1963 Shelby Cobra. Chassis number CSX 2080 has been sitting untouched since 1981, and has had only two owners in its history. And now ...

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    Cobra iRadar gets jiggy with the iPhone

    Cobra iRadar – Click above for image gallery
    A Cobra radar detector has mated with the iPhone, and the Cobra iRadar is the result. When you pair your iPhone with the Cobra unit via Bluetooth you can control a host of displays and features, along with alerts for all radar and laser guns, ...

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    Shelby loses court battle to trademark Cobra shape

    The Real Deal: A 1964 Shelby Cobra, CSX2557 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Shelby and Factory Five Racing have been going at it for years. Back in 2000, Shelby filed suit against the Massachusetts-based replica builder, which resulted in Factory Five being allowed to continue ...

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    ICONIC Motors announces production of AC Roadster to start in 2011

    2011 ICONIC Motors AC Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Most small American supercar companies don't seem to have the best of luck, which is why we were somewhat skeptical when we first heard of ICONIC Motors. The concept was impressive if not somewhat unbelievable – ...

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    The Kei to a Good Time: Pint-sized Shelby Cobra replica from Japan

    Baby Cobra replica – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Shelby Cobra. A mere mention of the beast is enough to send enthusiasts' hearts aflutter and cause the minds of those lucky enough to have piloted such a beast to reel with fast-paced memories. Unless, of course, you are talking ...

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    Viper versus Cobra, Top Gear USA style [w/video]

    Cobra Vs. Dodge Viper – Click above to watch video after the jump
    And by Cobra, we mean the attack helicopter, not the FoMoCo-powered roadster. Sightings of the new cast of Top Gear America have been coming out of the wood work ever since the crew was spotted filming on Mulholland. From ...

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    1964 Shelby Cobra factory race car up for sale at Amelia Island

    1964 Shelby Cobra CSX2557 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last month RM Auctions offered up the 427 Cobra prototype at its annual auction in Phoenix, and although it failed to meet reserve price, the final bid of nearly $1.5 million signified the importance of the car. Fortunately for ...

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    Cobra introduces world's first touchscreen radar detector

    Up to now, radar detectors have epitomized the ultimate in minimalist design: a couple of buttons or knobs, a couple of LEDs and a few hieroglyphs were all you got. No more. Now you get something that will probably prove just as distracting: a 1.5-inch touchscreen on two of Cobra's newest radar ...

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    CB/1 Cobra replica demands stronger adjectives

    CB/1 Cobra - click above for high-res image gallery
    We recently drove a Superformance Cobra MkIII R and loved it. The looks, the power, the feel – just a wonderful, special vehicle. Perfect? No, and we said as much. "[T]urning the wheel reminds you that the chassis layout dates back to the ...

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    Quick Spin: Superformance MKIII R Cobra kickstarts our hearts

    Superformance MKIII R Cobra – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's mea culpa time. While it's probably best not to begin a review with an apology, I'd be fairly derelict in my auto bloggin' duty if I didn't admit that not only does this review represent my first time in a Cobra ...

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    Old is New Again: AC Cars unveils Cobra MkVI gullwing in Monaco

    AC Cobra MkVI - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Chevrolet Corvette engine? Porsche brakes? Assembled in Germany? This doesn't sound like the AC Cobra we know, but lo and behold, it is what it is. Amidst the myriad Cobra replicars on the market, the original AC Cars, which touts itself as ...

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    VIDEO: Cobra Venom V8 tears up the animated streets

    Click above to watch video after the jump
    The original Shelby Cobra has spawned many imitators. Aside from the plethora of Cobra kit-cars on the market, and Shelby's own "continuation" cars, the Dodge Viper owes its origins to the Cobra, as do the Shelby Series 1 and Ford's 2004 Shelby Cobra and ...

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    Ford Mustang Cobra Jet rumbles off the assembly line

    Click above to view the first Cobra Jet coming off the assembly line
    The name "Cobra Jet" may remind some of an unfortunate Sam Jackson film, but to Mustang and drag racing enthusiasts it refers to the latest addition to the pony-car family, the Mustang FR500CJ. The drag-racing version of the ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Cobra Venom

    click the picture for a hi-res gallery of the Cobra Venom V8The Cobra formula was simple: small British roadster + American V8 drivetrain = racing success. Early Cobras sought balance by utilizing Ford's modest 260 cubic-inch small block V8, but all Hell broke loose when a hairy-chested 427 cubic ...

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    Shelby Heaven: Superformance opens new showroom

    We are big fans of Superformance, makers of the Cobra, Daytona Coupe, and GT40 replicas that have the blessing (and licensing agreement) of Carroll Shelby. When we heard they were opening up a new showroom in Irvine, CA, we had to go check it out ourselves. Superformance has actually been in the ...


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