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The Shelby Cobras

Revised: September 05, 2011

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The History of the Shelby Cobra

Pages that tell some of the story of the Cobra, Shelby American and Carroll Shelby.

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Cobra Specifications

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Carroll Shelby

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Cobra Stories and Cobra Books

  • Disappearing into the Distance,  Mike Anson, writer for  Motor
    Trend,  telling about the first time he saw a Cobra taken from Shelby's Wildlife by Wallace Wyss
  • Ford Cobra Guide by Bill Carroll Modern Sports Car Series (c) 1964 Sports Car Press
  • Shelby's Wildlife, the Cobras, Mustangs and Dodges by Wallace Wyss
  • Shelby Cobra, The Shelby American Original Archives 1962-1965  by Dave Friedman. Dave was
    PR director at Shelby American during those wonder years. There are lots of great pictures with
    Dave's insights of those years.
  • Carroll Shelby's Racing Cobra by Dave Friedman and John Christy. A must see Cobra book...
  • The Shelby American Registry from SAAC
  • Cobra-Ferrari Wars 1963-1965 by Michael Shoen
  • The Cobra Story by Carroll Shelby as told to John Bentley, I think this book is out of print (Trident Press)
  • Original AC Ace & Cobra The Restorers Guide to AC, Bristol and Ford Engined Cars
     Ace, Aceca and Cobra
    (c) 1990 by Rinsey Mills  (Bay View Books Ltd.)
  • Cobras and Replicas 1962-1983 Compiled byR. M. Clarke ( Brooklands Books)
  • Cobra (c) 1989 by Beki Adam (Osprey Publishing Limited)
  • Car and driver on Cobra, Shelby and Ford GT40 1963-1984.
  • AC Cobra; The Complete Story By Brian Laban (Crowood Autoclassics series.)
  • Cobra and Cobra replicas 1962-1989 Gold Portfolio compiled by R.M. Clarke (Brooklands Series)
  • Road & Track on Cobra, Shelby & Ford GT40 1962-1992
  • Shelby American Cobra/Mustang Guide Edited by Richard J. Kopec Hot Rod Magazine Automotive Series
  • Daytona Cobra Coupes: Carroll Shelby's 1965 World Champions by Peter Brock, Dave Friedman, George Stauffer
  • Luuk de Boers List of Cobra books
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Cobra Pictures and links on the net

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The entire set of web pages were designed, researched and written by Dennis Begley.
Copyright 2001 and thereafter by Dennis Begley. All rights reserved.
Revised: September 05, 2011.