1965 Shelby Cobra Street 427 Prototype Sep26

1965 Shelby Cobra Street 427 Prototype

This 427 Cobra was the fourth of just 260 original 427 Street Cobra produced by Shelby. Let us be clear; this is not a reproduction or continuation car, it is an original Cobra built at Shelby American in 1965. CSX 3127 served as Shelby’s test vehicle and to gauge customer response to the 427 Street cars. Factory records obtained from AC Cars Limited show that chassis number 3127, as listed on their invoice: “Prototype Mk.II Road Car, Unpainted, Black Leather”, was completed and shipped to Shelby American in Los Angeles by air on April 30th, 1965. While most Cobras were shipped by boat to the States, the importance of 3127 is demonstrated by the fact that not only was it shipped by air, but...

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Mustang Super Cobra Jet Jul21

Mustang Super Cobra Jet

2012 Ford Mustang Super Cobra Jet #40/50 produced Painted in Performance White Super Stock Ford Racing/Whipple 4.0L Supercharger Option C2 Automatic Transmission Low 9 Second to High 8 Second 1/4 Mile Times ENGINE Displacement & type: 5.4L V8 Block: Production 5.4L aluminum block Heads: Ford GT heads, 4-valves per cylinder Induction: Super Stock Option: Ford Racing/Whipple 4.0L Supercharger; Stock Option: 2.3L Ford Racing/TVS Supercharger Camshafts Custom grind: – Ford Racing proprietary Crankshaft: Forged Rods: Manley H-beam Pistons: Mahle forged, Ford Racing spec Headers: 304 stainless primary tubes with 321 stainless collector Inlet pipe: Ford Racing Cobra Jet Throttle body Cobra Jet oval...

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’65 Shelby Cobra 427 Prototype at Russo and Steele Nov08

’65 Shelby Cob...

Doing various photography work for Russo and Steele, one of the premiere automobile auctions in the country, I get to be around and photograph a large number of amazing cars.  A perfect example of that is this very special ’65 Shelby Cobra 427 I recently shot for their upcoming...

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Valley Sightings, Mid-October Oct20

Valley Sightings, Mi...

Renault 5 Turbo 2 Sparked by one particular spotting (Renault 5 Turbo 2), I decided to bring my camera (and sometimes cell phone camera) along on a couple different trips around the valley, to and from work, etc. over the last week or so. These are some of the random sightings I saw along the...

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