Cobra

Project Opportunity: 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra SVT

Personally. I’m a big fan of buying cars with a known reputation for being collectible when found in project-grade condition. I’ve realized this about myself that I am not a fan of perfect cars. And, truth be told, perfect… more»

BF Auction: 2000 Shelby Cobra Continuation Race Car

There was once a time when vintage race cars met an untimely end when their competition days were done. Drivers sought the latest and greatest, and the best their old machinery could hope for was that some parts would… more»

Damaged Kit Car: 2021 Superformance Cobra

Oftentimes, we talk about buying a high-end kit car for a discount when one appears as a roughed-up and unfinished project in an owner’s garage. This is a common tale, when an ambitious builder hands over a fair chunk… more»

Nonvenomous: 1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II

There was a glimmer of hope in the pony car world in 1978. Chevrolet reintroduced the Camaro Z28 the prior year and Pontiac sales of the Trans Am were going through the roof. Pontiac even added improved exhaust to… more»

Garage Find: 1965 AC Cobra Kit Car

The Shelby Cobra kit car has to be, by capita, one of the most frequently discovered models in unfinished form. You know how the boom and bust cycles always lead to some new construction homes remaining unfinished for years… 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»

No Reserve 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra

The owner of this 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra has had the car since 1995. Recently, it was broken into and the radio was stolen and the rear hatch key lock was busted. The Autocheck score shows 4 owners and… more»

Mild Mods: 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra

The Fox-body Ford Mustang Cobra can easily be described as a modern collector car, and there are plenty out there that command big money as low-mileage cream puffs. Fortunately, plenty of Mustang enthusiasts still elected to actually “drive” their… more»

1 of 1 Car: 1979 Ford Mustang Cobra

The mythical “one of one” designation: we’re seeing this more and more among modern supercars, where super limited production numbers, combined with endless customization options based on how deep your pocketbook is, allow you to basically create a unicorn…. more»

Driver Quality Collector: 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra

To me, one of the greatest finds is the collector vehicle that is just slightly down on its luck but not yet put out to pasture. I almost followed this advice with my junkyard find Mercedes 190E 2.3-16 –… more»

Thornton Estate Auction: 11 Fords and More!

Ford fans of the southeast may want to migrate to Christiansburg, Virginia on March 25th, 2023 for the Thornton Estate auction, where a host of blue oval classics go to gavel. Check out more pictures at Linkous Auctioneers. Thanks… more»

Sitting for 20 Years: 1980 Ford Mustang Cobra

While we sometimes get accustomed to the nature of dramatic YouTube overhauls where cars and trucks are seemingly transformed right before our eyes, sometimes the transformation phase is much less dramatic. After all, a car can be pulled out… more»

Supercharged Sunroof Delete: 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra

This 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra is an interesting mix of rare features and higher mileage than we typically see on a collector vehicle like this. With 57,000 miles, it’s not obscenely high, but it’s a far cry from the… more»

428 V8 Power! 1969 Ford Torino GT Cobra

In 1968, the Torino was introduced as the top-of-the-line Ford Fairlane. By 1971, the Fairlane name was retired in favor of the sexier-sounding newbie. In 1969, if you ordered the Torino GT, you could also bolt on a Cobra-Jet… more»

Parked in ’91: 1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II

No matter how many hearts the original Mustang II broke when it came out, there’s still a sense of excitement around unearthing anything with the iconic Cobra badges on it. It’s amazing how we associate the white body with… more»

1969 Ford Torino Cobra R-Code 428/4-Speed!

Imagine walking into your Ford dealer back in 1969 and being one of the few lucky customers to stumble upon an R-Code Torino sitting there waiting for you to get your hands on it.  That’s what happened to the… more»

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