Cobra II

Hesitant Seller: 1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II

The second generation of the Ford Mustang brought the car back to reasonable proportions, losing both size and weight in 1974. That helped sales of the car rebound, though the timing was perfect as the OPEC oil embargo also… more»

Mid-Seventies Sizzle: 1976 Ford Mustang Cobra II

After years of declining sales, Ford reinvented the Mustang pony car in 1974. Instead of being a derivative of the Falcon compact in the 1960s, it was an extension of the Pinto subcompact of the 1970s. It was smaller… more»

Graphics Galore: 1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II 5.0

With the mid-seventies approaching, automakers were facing all sorts of whammies when it came to offerings having anything to do with high performance.  A trio of issues including insurance premiums, rising fuel costs, and higher emission standards were all… more»

V6 Throwback: 1976 Ford Mustang Cobra II

When Ford introduced the Mustang II in 1974, it satisfied the need to get back to the car’s original roots and size. But it was largely an econobox that didn’t offer models with much performance for the buck. A… more»

V6 Survivor: 1976 Ford Mustang Cobra II

Ford reinvented its once successful “pony car,” the Mustang, in 1974. The result was a smaller, more fuel-efficient automobile that came about at a most opportune time. But the car no longer was built for speed as many Mustangs… more»

Forest Find: 1977 Ford Mustang Cobra II

A quirk of fate may be what saved the Ford Mustang. By 1973, the original pony car has gotten bloated and heavy and had run out of steam in the sales department. The 1974 model year ushered in the… more»

Rare Combination? 1977 Ford Mustang Cobra II

This 1977 Ford Mustang Cobra II’s owner claims that it features a rare paint and trim combination. While I won’t argue that it is slightly unusual, I have been unable to confirm how rare it is. However, one of… more»

37k Original Miles: 1976 Ford Mustang Cobra II

UPDATE – This Cobra II has popped back up here on eBay! It’s now in Trenton, New Jersey with an opening price of $9,000. This seller has provided better photos this go around, so be sure to take another… more»

Shelby Throwback: 1976 Ford Mustang Cobra II

While the name had been a part of Ford heritage for several years, it didn’t become an established brand within the Mustang line-up until 1976. By then, the sub-compact Mustang II had been out a couple of years, so… more»

V8/4-Speed And T-Tops! 1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II

If you need to own a Mustang II, this is probably the one to buy: a real-deal Cobra II, with T-tops, the 302 V8, and a four-speed manual. The Cobra II also wears its original paint job and graphics… more»

Donated 1976 Ford Mustang Cobra II

The Mustang II was produced from 1974 to 1978 and was one of the best selling Mustangs built. This blue and white 1976 Ford Mustang Cobra II is being sold at no reserve here on eBay. The Mustang is… more»

Cobra Clone: 1978 Ford Mustang II

Despite all the negativity around the Mustang II, it was a huge sales success selling more than 1,100,000 cars from 1974 to 1978. This car is a 1978 Ford Mustang hatchback that has been cloned into a Cobra II… more»

Tornado Find: Ford Mustang II Cobra II

We appreciate Paul H. bringing this cute little Cobra II to our our attention. It is actually our first “Tornado Find” as a recent tornado in the Midwest took the garage or barn away and left the Mustang II…. more»

Original Paint: 1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II

Putting Farrah Fawcett on the hood of your car will always get readers’ attention, but so will a clean Mustang Cobra II with original paint and graphics. This unloved version of the upgraded Mustangs was hiding in a Southern… more»

Boosted Performance: 1977 Ford Mustang Cobra II

The opinions of enthusiasts on the Mustang II have always been divided. There are people who don’t really mind them, and there are those who really don’t like them at all. There doesn’t seem to be much of a… more»