Cobra

1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra

1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra

The history of Anglo-American hybrid sports cars dates back to the launch of Ford’s original “flathead” V-8 of 1932, which provided an infusion of relatively inexpensive and readily upgraded power to the elegant British sportsters of the era. Famous marques with this configuration being built between the wars included Jensen,…
Factory Five Electric 818 by EV West

Factory Five Electric 818 by EV West

Factory Five makes some cool kit cars if you’re not familiar with the Company.  They’re primarily known for their Cobra kit based on the Mustang driveline, but they make other kits too and their latest is called the 818. I think because it weighs 818 kilograms or something. So it’s super…
1964 LeMans Documentary

1964 LeMans Documentary

Vanquished covers the early years of the incredible Ford vs Ferrari battle. Before the famous GT40 was the Cobra and the ridiculously cool Daytona Coupe. This documentary shows the battle but also covers the men that made it happen. You see shots of Peter Brock mocking up the clay miniature…
1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 R

1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 R

The factory competition variant of the iconic Shelby GT350, the GT350 R, was purpose-built for racing, and Shelby American extracted a hefty premium for the ultra-performance it commands. As a result, there were few produced (only 33 according to most sources), and they remain rare today. Chassis 5R538 was built…
The Way It Used To Be – Mid-Ohio

The Way It Used To Be – Mid-Ohio

This is beautiful. Its the oldest known footage from the Mid Ohio racetrack and it’s nearly perfect. The track looks brand new and the paddock is full of some of the most beautiful cars we’ve ever seen. Not just the race cars but the spectator’s cars too. And on track?…