AC Cobra

  • 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB barn find

    It's almost impossible to think that owners would leave their valuable cars behind or simply forget about them. But, as they say, life happens. That's the case with this $4 million barn find that Hagerty's series "Barn Find Hunter" and its host Tom Cotter stumbled upon. Sitting in a North Carolina suburb was a normal house and garage set for demolition. But, the owner was aware that some rather old cars still called the garage home. Upon Cotter's arrival, he quickly realized these aren't just some old cars. In fact, two of them were incredibly significant. The first is a 1967 Ferrari 275...

  • Shelby Cobra 427 is up for sale
    This original Shelby Cobra 427 should fetch millions at auction

    It's amazing what you can do if you just think outside the box a little bit. That's what Carroll Shelby did when used a hefty dose of American ingenuity to transform a little British roadster called the AC Bristol into the Shelby Cobra. By ingenuity, of course, we mean a massive V-8 engine. Pairing...

  • 2004 Ford Shelby Cobra concept
    Engineer buys Ford Shelby Cobra Concept he helped develop

    Many engineers have the opportunity to see their concept cars evolve from sketch to clay to production vehicle, but, alas, not every concept finds its way to a dealership showroom. Unfortunately, that was the case for the 2004 Ford Shelby Cobra Concept. However, one engineer who helped develop the...

  • The world's first Shelby Cobra: CSX 2000
    AC to get back into Cobra game next year

    It's an icon that has endured for five decades, but the AC Cobra's story has definitely not been completed. Autocar reports that AC Cars will build another "quasi-modern" Cobra series utilizing 6.2-liter V-8 power early next year. Though the cars will be based on the fourth-generation Cobra...

  • The world's first Shelby Cobra: CSX 2000
    AC to build nine 'continuation' Cobras

    Continuation Cobras have been part of Shelby American's core business model for a while, but AC—the firm that made the Ace that Carroll Shelby turned to for his ferocious sports car—is just now getting in on the game. AC is set to build just nine cars built to the same specs as the...

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