By on March 19, 2010

The legend of how Carroll Shelby was inspired by Ford’s very compact new V8 to create  the Cobra by stuffing it into an elderly and underpowered little British roadster is well known. The fact that it had a copycat is not quite so legendary. That probably has everything to do with the choice of the car to be the beneficiary of the Ford V8 engine transplant: (Read More…)

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