There’s no sound quite like an
American V8 massaged for high performance. Throughout the
world this fact has been realized by enthusiasts in their
thousands who have been seduced by the Cobra.
In most cases, when you talk Cobras these days, you talk Cobra
replicas. This car owned by John Day of The Wilderness is one
of the best replicas we’ve ever seen.
The car itself was built by RAM, a British replicar company
located near Cambridge.
The Nitrous Oxide kit would add an instantaneous 150
horsepower or 112 kiloWatts, should John ever decide to hit
Only just over 1000
genuine Cobras were built between 1962 and 1966, and of those
very few survive. This replica is oh-so-close to the original.
The original Cobra consisted of a British AC body and Chassis
shipped over to Los Angeles where Carroll Shelby bolted in a
Ford V8. The result was a Ferrari beater back in 1962. What
makes this replica so real is its suspension layout.
It’s all in the ride height and the way it rides. And with
four-hundred and fifty horses on tap, that ride can get wild!
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