My Car Quest

September 21, 2019

The Mystery Cobra Still Confounds Historians – AC MA200

by Wallace Wyss - Now some historians lay into A.C. Cars Ltd, the fabricators of the Cobra, saying they were crude builders, with no finesse, no modern engineering. Some of that’s true. But there is one prototype that is out and … [Read more...]

The AC Cobra Mk. IV

The most fun was the Angliss-Shelby fight - in the pages of CAR magazine… by Wallace Wyss - The AC Cobra, as most Cobra fans know, was developed from the AC 2.6 which was a later model developed from the AC Ace, which had gone into production … [Read more...]

Lamborghini Faena Coupé By Frua

by Mike - The Lamborghini Faena one-off concept by Pietro Frua was the only four-door Lamborghini in 1978. It looks a little like an Espada because it is based on a series 2 Espada which Frua stretched 7 inches to a total length of 18 … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD-Volvo 1800

by Mike - Previously we have featured the Porsche 928, the Datsun 510 Sedan and the Jensen Interceptor as examples of collector cars that can be had for less than $50,000 USD. Today it is the Volvo 1800 series. Volvo 1800 Sturdy and … [Read more...]

AC And The AC 428 Frua – An Evolution Of The Cobra

by Mike - AC has an interesting history going back to the very early days of the 20th century, with a list of some wonderful cars that carried the AC badge including the AC Bristol and the AC Ace, which transformed into the AC Shelby Cobra with … [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...]