My Car Quest

February 7, 2023

Editorial: A Matter of Pedigree

by Wallace Wyss - It is oh-so-fashionable nowadays to do a DNA search to see if you have any relatives you didn't know about. My own niece did it and discovered she had a half sister. Well, cars have DNA too. Sort of. So when I saw this … [Read more...]

A New AC Cobra is Coming in 2023

by Mike Gulett - Carroll Shelby likely would not be happy to hear that AC Cars has introduced a new version of the AC Cobra. We remember how upset he was when AC and Autokraft and Ford introduced the AC Cobra Mk IV in the 1980s (see what he said … [Read more...]

The AC Cobra Mk. IV – Establishing a Historical Reference

Wherein a Shelby author tries to get a handle on what came after the AC Shelby Cobra... by Wallace Wyss - In observing car clubs for the last few decades, I have come to realize that cars appreciate best when there is a strong owner's … [Read more...]

Carroll Shelby vs Brian Angliss and the AC Cobra Mk IV

by Mike Gulett - Man, Carroll Shelby was really pissed off at Brian Angliss (the founder of Autokraft) and Edsel Ford. All because of the new AC Cobra Mk IV by Autokraft. Why was Shelby so upset about the new AC Cobra Mk IV? Was it the … [Read more...]

A Time To Drive – No. 2 (AC Cobra Mk IV)

by Mike Gulett - The weather has been great here on the central coast of California over the past few days, so I decided to make a new driving video. This time driving my AC Cobra Mk IV. The AC Cobra Mk IV was handmade in England by … [Read more...]

The AC Fastback Coupe

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes you link up with a customer and make something for him and damn if the car you made for him doesn’t become more known than your own. That’s what happened to AC cars, a very old automaker in England, one … [Read more...]