My Car Quest

June 6, 2020

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...]

The AC Cobra Mk IV – An Intriguing Car

by Mike - I attended my first Cars & Coffee this past Sunday 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 … [Read more...]