• Superformance electric Cobra teaser

    Superformance will soon release a replica of the Shelby Cobra called the MKIII E with an electric powertrain.

  • 1965 Shelby 427 Cobra Competition on Jay Leno's Garage
    Rare 1965 Shelby 427 Cobra Competition roars into Jay Leno's Garage

    A 1965 Shelby 427 Cobra Competition needed a place to hide from Cailfornia's wildfires and that gave us the chance to see it on Jay Leno's Garage.

  • AC Cobra Series 1 Electric
    AC Cars will build a limited run of all-electric Cobras

    AC Cars, which created the original Cobra body, is offering a limited edition of electric Cobra models call the AC Cobra Series 1 Electric.

  • Superformance MKIII R Cobra
    Superformance MKIII R is a classic Cobra with modern touches

    The Superformance MKIII R will fulfill your Cobra needs for a lot less and with some modern touches.

  • 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...

  • Kirkham Motorsports 427 KMS/SC - image: Kirkham Motorsports
    Costco's 'Ultimate Garage Package' Simplifies Holiday Shopping

    Are you struggling to come up with holiday gift ideas for the gear head in your life? We’ll make things simple: head on over to the Costco website and order up item number 675375, the warehouse store’s “Ultimate Garage Package.” Since there’s both good news and bad...

  • 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Cobra

    To honor the late Carroll Shelby a group calling itself the “Friends of Carroll Shelby” and consisting of numerous firms including the likes of Ford, Shelby American and Ford Racing has built a one-off tribute car based on the 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. Unveiled this weekend at one of the events surrounding the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the special Mustang has proven a hit, not only because of its significance to the automotive world but also because of its distinctive styling and impressive performance credentials. The regular Shelby GT500 is certainly no...

  • Shelby Cobra DragonSnake, chassis CSX2416
    Ultra-Rare 1965 Shelby Cobra DragonSnake Enters Restoration

    The beauty of a barn find is this: sometimes you don’t even know what you have until you start the process of disassembly. Take the case of a 1965 Shelby DragonSnake Cobra for example: when purchased by a collector last year, he believed it to be one of six built. As it turns out, the car was...

  • Magnus Jinstrand's custom supercharged Mercedes V-12 Shelby Cobra
    Insane Swedish Supercharged Mercedes-Powered V-12 Shelby Cobra: Video

    Warning: these videos will make you want to sell your house, rob a bank, and sleep in your garage for the next six months. If you're OK with that, proceed. Magnus Jinstrand is the man you'll have to blame for your newly re-oriented life, as he's the wickedly brilliant Swede behind this supercharged...

  • Carroll Shelby with 3 Cobra roadsters in 1963
    Velocity Channel Working On Carroll Shelby Miniseries

    There’s no denying that Carroll Shelby permanently etched his mark on the American landscape with big, bold strokes. Over the course of his career, Shelby worked as everything from a farmer through a Formula One driver, but he was perhaps best known as the mad genius who shoehorned a Ford V-8...

  • The 50th Anniversary Edition Shelby Cobra
    Shelby To Raffle Off Last 50th Anniversary Cobra Built

    Shelby American will raffle off the last 50th Anniversary Cobra built at next year's Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

  • 50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra. Photo courtesy of Shelby American, Inc.
    Shelby Fans: Plan To Attend The 2012 Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance

    Five collectible Shelby automobiles will be auctioned off at next year's Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance, with the proceeds going to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs.

  • Shelby Cobra Prototype No. 1. Photo by

    There are hordes of hotted-up, modified, and tweaked cars at the 2011 SEMA show, but one car in particular harks back to a purer, simpler time. Despite its age, it packs no less punch: it's the original prototype chassis for the Shelby Cobra, built in 1962. Wearing chassis code CSX0001, this is the car that started a legend. Mating a lightweight British roadster with thunderous American power, the Cobra went on to dominate in motorsports shortly after its introduction. Shown at SEMA with a healthy dose of patina, particularly in the well-worn interior, the car shows that intelligent power-mad...

  • Cobra iRadar for Android
    Cobra Electronics Launches iRadar Connected Community App

    If you consider awareness of radar speed traps and checkpoints to be a vital component of your defensive driving armoury, then you may already have heard of Cobra Electronics Corporation. You'll also know that they're a market leader in radar detection systems, and the company has today announced a...

  • Cobra N+ Nissan 370Z
    Cobra N+ develops factory-backed parts for Nissan’s 370Z

    Nissan’s new 370Z is shaping up to the be the next big tuner special, with one of the first aftermarket firms, Cobra N+, revealing its new kit for the stylish coupe today. With a punchy 3.7-liter V6 up front, a quick-shifting 6-speed with Nissan’s innovative Synchromesh feature and a...

  • 2008 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet FR500CJ
    Ford Racing prepping new 2010 Mustang Cobra Jet

    Ford's re-packaging of the Mustang into its 2010 model-year form factor has pleased the critics with a sleeker look, but now Ford Racing is getting ready to please the folks that live only to see quick ETs with the 2010 Mustang Cobra Jet (2008 model pictured). The 2010 car will wear the FR500CJ...

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    Video: Cobra Venom V8 design study

    The latest concept creation of budding automotive designer Jamie Martin is the modern Cobra Venom V8 based on the original AC Shelby Cobra. In fact, the design depicts a possible successor to the original 1960 Cobra and if built would be powered by a Ford V8 engine. This new video rendering of the...

  • 2008 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet FR500CJ
    Ford launches FR500 ‘Cobra Jet’ Mustang drag package

    Widely regarded as the quickest Mustang to come out of the muscle car era, the 1968 Cobra Jet Mustang will always hold a special place in the heart of any Blue Oval enthusiast. After all, a car capable of accelerating from 0-100km/h in less than 5.5 seconds back in 1968 was no common sight. Now...

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