What You Need to Know About the AC Cobra Kit

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The history of the Shelby Cobra is well known-there is no doubt about that. However, there still exists on the name of the brand as well as the original design of the vehicle. The Shelby Cobra was an idea by a former Ferrari race driver, Caroll Shelby who had a dream for a high speed car for both road and track performance. The first Shelby car was produced and availed to the American Market in 1962. This was followed by a series of Cobra models over the next few years but there was a common characteristic about the different cobra models-they were considered as some of the best road and track sports car ever manufactured. The British used to refer to them as AC Cobras while the Americans called them Shelby-AC Cobra. Today, they are simply known as Cobra.

The original body design of the Shelby Cobra was just a little different from that of Ace and Ace-Bristol car model that the British manufacturer had been working on for several years. Coincidentally, Shelby approached Ace