Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake
Fox News has a story about a Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake being sold at auction for $5.5 million. Although not a world record, this is the highest ever paid for an American car.
And when you see the spec for this car, it becomes clear why it sold for so much. Made in 1966, the Super Snake added twin superchargers to the 427 Ford V8 – that gave it a 0-60mph time of around 3 seconds, unimagineable acceleration at the time.
Now that’s what I call hairy…