My Car Quest

September 28, 2020

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...]

A Brief History of the Shelby Cobra

The history of Carroll Shelby is multifaceted, complex and fascinating. The movie Ford v Ferrari focuses on his involvement with the 24 Hours of Le Mans where he won the race outright with co-driver Roy Salvadori driving an Aston Martin in 1959. He … [Read more...]

A Short History Of The AC Ace Morphing Into The AC Shelby Cobra

by Wallace Wyss - Yes indeed sports fans, the AC Shelby Cobra did not spring out of the ground complete. It was in the beginning just an engine swap of a lumpen proletariat American made V8 into a successful British sports car. The … [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...]

I Want A New Drug

by Mike - Some of my friends were surprised when I sold my Bizzarrini GT 5300 and two Iso Grifos over the past few years and bought a Lamborghini Espada. I also have had Aston Martins, Porsche 911s, Ferraris, Alfa Romeo, Bentleys and other … [Read more...]