The Evolution of the Shelby Cobra A Top-of-the-Line Racing Car

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Are you looking for a Shelby Cobra kit for sale? These kits are available from Cobra kit car manufacturers which only offer authentic replications. Since you want your Cobra to be authentic, this is where you’ll find the best Cobra car kits.

You’re probably aware that Carroll Shelby built 654 small-block Cobras from 1962 to 1968. During that time period, he also built about 350 big-block versions. Even though his original AC Cobras were designed to be “Corvette-Beaters,” they weighed considerably less than the Chevrolet Corvette. In fact, they weighed in at nearly 500 pounds less.

In 1964, the AC Cobra Coupe went for a test drive on a British motorway. At this time, it reached 186 miles per hour, which def Continue reading

Things To Look For When Buying Your Shelby Cobra Kit

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If you’re a car lover, then we don’t have to tell you why the AC Cobra custom roadster is special. It embodies the best of many worlds. It’s got the powerful, larger-than-life American V-8 engine but the elegant, classic body and striped traditional paint job of a British muscle car. What’s more, it weighs anywhere between 2,360 and 2,620 depending on the model — far less than the average 3,400 pound road and track car. It’s also a rarity. There were only 538 models originally built until a number of cost and weight saving measures were made to the design. Ultimately, this beautiful performance driving racing car was taken off the market and deemed as a financial failure — but true car buffs know its unsung glory.

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