The Truth About Cars » AC Cobra http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » AC Cobra http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Happy 50th Birthday, Shelby Cobra http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/happy-50th-birthday-shelby-cobra/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/happy-50th-birthday-shelby-cobra/#comments Sun, 01 Apr 2012 16:21:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=437421 50 years ago, the Shelby Cobra made its debut at the New York Auto Show, spawning a rich legacy of American motorsport success, and rampant kit car clones.  Jamie Kitman’s piece in the New York Times examines the Cobra’s genesis as one of the best examples of Anglo-American collaboration. The 1962 New York Auto Show […]

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50 years ago, the Shelby Cobra made its debut at the New York Auto Show, spawning a rich legacy of American motorsport success, and rampant kit car clones.  Jamie Kitman’s piece in the New York Times examines the Cobra’s genesis as one of the best examples of Anglo-American collaboration. The 1962 New York Auto Show […]

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The Cobra And The Cheetah: A Muscle Car Tale (Part Two) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/09/the-cobra-and-the-cheetah-a-muscle-car-tale-part-two/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/09/the-cobra-and-the-cheetah-a-muscle-car-tale-part-two/#comments Wed, 08 Sep 2010 18:43:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=365071 Part One of this piece can be found here. Were it not for an act of God, the fecklessness of General Motors’ executives and the difference between a self-promoting Texan and a Californian willing to walk away from it all, the many Cobras you see, real and ersatz, would be joined by another predator, Bill […]

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Part One of this piece can be found here. Were it not for an act of God, the fecklessness of General Motors’ executives and the difference between a self-promoting Texan and a Californian willing to walk away from it all, the many Cobras you see, real and ersatz, would be joined by another predator, Bill […]

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TVR Reborn As AC Cobra Scam Partner http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/tvr-reborn-as-ls-powered-ac-cobra-scam-synergy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/tvr-reborn-as-ls-powered-ac-cobra-scam-synergy/#comments Wed, 28 Apr 2010 18:39:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=354582 TVR has never been a well-known brand in the United States, where its closest brush with fame was a cameo by a TVR Tuscan in the excrescent JohnTravolta vehicle Swordfish. In the UK, however, the TVR name is as rich in legend as Lotus or Morgan, speaking to a proud history of wild, hairy, fiberglass […]

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TVR has never been a well-known brand in the United States, where its closest brush with fame was a cameo by a TVR Tuscan in the excrescent JohnTravolta vehicle Swordfish. In the UK, however, the TVR name is as rich in legend as Lotus or Morgan, speaking to a proud history of wild, hairy, fiberglass […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: AC Cobra Redux Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-ac-cobra-redux-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-ac-cobra-redux-edition/#comments Fri, 19 Feb 2010 16:17:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=346054 Other, more enthusiast-oriented blogs have already cooed approvingly at the Hennessey Venom, which is set to debut in the next several months. We take note of it only because of how familiar its formula is. Take a lightweight British roadster, slap in a fire-breathing American V8 (in this case, a 1,000 hp twin-turbo version of […]

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Other, more enthusiast-oriented blogs have already cooed approvingly at the Hennessey Venom, which is set to debut in the next several months. We take note of it only because of how familiar its formula is. Take a lightweight British roadster, slap in a fire-breathing American V8 (in this case, a 1,000 hp twin-turbo version of […]

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