Tag Archives: Cobra

Shelbatoast \\ 1965 AC Cobra replica by Factory Five Racing

Gallery → 1965 AC Cobra replica by Factory Five Racing

About the AC Cobra..

The AC Cobra was the result of what happened when Carroll Shelby, having had reasonable success as a driver on the European sports car racing scene, had to hang up the helmet due to a failing heart, but wanted to stay in racing one way or another. His idea, one that came to change sports car racing, and set the stage for the inevitable Ford against Ferrari showdown, was combining the best of the US with the best of Europe; he wanted to put a large American engine into a small, light European chassis. Continue reading Shelbatoast \\ 1965 AC Cobra replica by Factory Five Racing

Red Dragon \\ 2003 Ford SVT Cobra

 Gallery → 2003 Ford SVT Cobra

About the Terminator..

After Ford had struggled with the production issues with the 1999 SVT Cobra, and struggled to keep up with the competition with the 2001 SVT Cobra, they went the proverbial all-in with the 2003 SVT Cobra. Lovably nicknamed the Terminator, it was conceived due to Ford’s desire to terminate any and all discussions surrounding which manufacturer — Ford, GM, or Pontiac — had the fastest pony car, and terminate it did. Continue reading Red Dragon \\ 2003 Ford SVT Cobra