My Car Quest

May 22, 2024

What Is The Difference Between A Cobra And A Tiger?

by Mike Gulett -  Both the AC Shelby Cobra and the Sunbeam Tiger were styled by British companies, built on British chassis designs and are powered by Ford V8 engines. And Carroll Shelby was involved with both. Shelby created the Cobra based on … [Read more...]

The Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe vs The Ferrari 250 GTO

I suspect we all sometimes wonder why certain car models have, over time, become more valuable that others, especially ones we have a connection to. I have, at times, contemplated why the Iso Grifo is more valuable than a Maserati Ghibli or Bora. … [Read more...]

Shelby Cobra Daytona CSX2287 Then And Now

by Mike Gulett - It is amazing what a few years will do to the status of just about everything. This is well demonstrated by the Shelby Cobra Daytona CSX2287 race car. The Shelby Cobra Daytona CSX2287 is the first motor vehicle to be … [Read more...]

The Many Faces of Carroll Shelby

by Wallace Wyss - As a biographer I wrote my first Shelby book back in 1977, "Shelby's Wildlife the Cobras and the Mustangs". It sold 50,000 copies. I got to know Shelby, who wrote the forward, meeting him to ask questions about his career … [Read more...]

Fifteen Reasons Why We Want A Collector Car

by Mike Gulett - As I have recently wrote about in What's Next? I am searching for a new collector car, or a modern car that will be a future collector car. Portions of this article were originally published in November 2014, which means … [Read more...]

Event: Cobras at the Lyon Air Museum

by Wallace Wyss - The idea of having a car show at an aircraft museum is a natural but I didn't realize how natural until recently when I went to the third annual Shelby tribute at the Lyon Air Museum in Tustin, in California's Orange … [Read more...]