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AutoExpress - Jul 25, 2016
It's tempting to say there's nothing quite like the awesome AC Cobra from 1962, but that would be to ignore the amazing diversity of kit cars and replicas the model has inspired. The heady cocktail of a mighty American V8 shoe-horned into the ...
 

'Dream car' bought using Auckland cancer patient's life insurance stolen


Auckland stuff.co.nz - Jul 25, 2016
An "irreplaceable" AC Cobra car – bought using a cancer sufferer's life insurance money – has been stolen from a fortified garage in Takanini, south Auckland. Thieves cut the steel bollards securing the car inside the garage and drove away with the ...
 

Editors' Picks: Our favorite race cars of all time


CNET - Aug 19, 2016
Behind the car is the late Carroll Shelby, an icon synonymous with American muscle cars and motorsports, as well as Peter Brock, who designed the slipstream bodywork that fit over the AC Cobra chassis to improve high-speed performance. Just six coupes ...
 

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The Quail Motorsport Gathering Car Auto Show Program + Medallion 2016 AC Cobra


 

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Ac Cobra books

Ford Total Performance: Ford's Legendary High-Performance Street and Race Cars


by: Martyn L. Schorr

Follow Ford's leap into the 1960s and the performance era--on the streets and on the track!

In the early 1960s, Ford Motor Company underwent a dramatic change in corporate philosophy. Previously, under Ford's young chairman, Henry Ford II ("the Deuce") safety, not performance, was the goal.

But by 1962, even the chairman realized his philosophy needed to change. Ford was nearly invisible to car-crazy baby boomers. Lee Iacocca convinced Ford that he needed to act decisively or risk losing the emerging youth market to the competition.
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Carroll Shelby


by: Rinsey Mills
When Ford wanted to add some spice to its newly introduced Mustang pony car, it turned to former racer Carroll Shelby. The resulting cars proved to be the definitive performance Mustangs of the muscle-car era. The choice made sense. Shelby had proven himself a force to be reckoned with on the racetrack, in the tuning shop, and in the auto industry. By the time Ford hired Shelby to create a racer from its Mustang, the man was already an automotive legend. Early in his career, Shelby’s accomplishments as a racecar driver included breaking land speed records at Bonneville and winning Le Mans in 1959 with teammate Roy Salvadori.
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Accidental Ride With a Playful AC Cobra


Classic cars are not only meant for being polished and displayed in exhibitions. This gentleman knows how to enjoy driving his AC Cobra, certainly one of the ...
 

Top Gear 1994, the AC Cobra


Quentin Wilson with a little history of the AC Cobra.
 

AC Cobra drag race: can an XCS Fusion outrun a Jaguar XKR-S?


Not all AC Cobra replicas are created equal. Autocar's Steve Sutcliffe pitches a 550bhp XCS Fusion against a Jaguar XKR-S to find out just how potent they can ...
 

AC Cobra Test Drive - Wheeler Dealers


Mike Brewer burns some serious rubber in an AC Cobra kit car when he takes it for a test drive. Available to buy on iTunes - http://bit.ly/1eKJokG & Google Play ...
 

Backdraft Racing AC Cobra - Texas Cobras, LLC


Backdraft Racing AC Cobra.