My Car Quest

May 25, 2017

Was There A Fiat Cobra? – Yep There Was

Yes this fearsome beast still roams the earth… by Wallace Wyss - You hear Cobra fans talk about Cobra coupes and most of the time they mean Cobra Daytona coupes designed by Pete Brock. The first one was bodied in the US by California Metal … [Read more...]

The Psychedelic Cobra

They say if you can remember the Sixties, you weren’t there. by Wallace Wyss - I was, and I don’t actually remember hearing the name Tara Browne, or the Right Honorable Tara Browne to use the proper nomenclature. But, back then I did hear, … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week Is Upon Us

by Mike - For many years I have lived within driving distance of the Monterey Peninsula and we always drove to Monterey for several days in mid-August. Now that I live in the area I do not need a hotel and the drive is short. The local … [Read more...]

What’s In A Name – Shelby Cobra: AC Cobra: AC-Ford Cobra or Shelby AC Cobra?

by Mike - The Cobra was introduced in the September 1962 issue of Road & Track. On the cover at the top they called it the AC-Ford Cobra and at the bottom the cover photo was labeled Shelby AC Cobra. Inside, the article title is AC-Ford … [Read more...]

This AC Cobra Arrived Today

by Mike - I became interested in the AC Cobra Mk IV almost two years ago after a chance encounter with Robert Krantz and his AC Cobra at a Cars & Coffee event. Robert educated me on this unique piece of European style with American muscle … [Read more...]

The AC Cobra Mk IV – This Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - I attended my first Cars & Coffee in June 2013 at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, California. I drove the Grifo - it was about a 100 mile round trip drive. There were some great cars and some interesting people too. I met Robert … [Read more...]

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