Spotted! Shelby Cobra

February 20, 2013 – 03:41 pm
ac cobra 427

When I went to the Canton Area Car Show last summer, I saw a car that deserved it’s own post; the iconic Shelby Cobra. The AC Cobra, as it’s technically called, was an American engineered sports car that was produced in Britain. The Cobra was produced off and on since 1962 and they have been heavily coveted ever since. Carol Shelby, the founder, has also had his hands in many other production cars, most famously in the Ford Mustang. The famous 7 liter, 427 cubic-foot Ford engine, used in many Fords, will push this small roadster to around 165 mph!

*Fun Fact – Carol Shelby (founder) wanted the Cobra to be a Corvette beater.

Shelby Cobra Front Shelby Cobra Shelby Cobra Rear Shelby Cobra Interior 427 Cobra Shelby Cobra Engine Shelby Cobra Side

Source: Sioux Falls Auto Reviews

PartII

2010-06-03 11:24:01 by scram

In February, the California Department of Motor Vehicles, responding to information requested by The Times, said it would examine issuance of duplicate 1965 titles to 43 Cobras, apparently the same cars that were built in 1991 and '92. Shelby claimed in signed applications to the DMV--under penalty of perjury--that he has owned the cars since 1965 and that the original titles had been lost.
Wednesday, a DMV spokesman said the matter is now being investigated by the Los Angeles field office of DMV's
Investigations and Occupational
Licensing Division.
In a series of recent interviews over three weeks, Shelby, 70, offered several explanations regarding the chassis before admitting they had been built in 1991 and 1992 by McCluskey.
In all interviews, Shelby...

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