Utah: Salt, Mormons And The NASA National Championships


The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) National Championships are being held at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, this weekend. Jalopnik is here to bring you a pedestrian's view of the paddock. » 9/18/10 10:00am 9/18/10 10:00am

How To Wreck Your $300K Polished Aluminum Cobra

This weekend's wreck of a polished aluminum Cobra left many wondering how someone could smash such an expensive car in a parking lot. Here's the amazing on-scene explanation with pictures showing how the car landed upside down in a creek. » 7/13/10 2:30pm 7/13/10 2:30pm

$200K Polished Aluminum Cobra Goes In The Drink

A 57-year-old man was leaving a collegiate autocross event in Arlington, Texas when he lost control of his $200K aluminum Cobra and landed in a creek. The driver's okay, but this rescue video shows what happened to the car. » 7/11/10 11:25am 7/11/10 11:25am

Badass, Inc.

Carroll Shelby, John Holman, Sebring, 1967. One is an American legend, the other a lesser-known genius. Both are hard-core, stone-cold cool. Awesome. (Ford Motorsport Archives) » 5/10/10 4:30pm 5/10/10 4:30pm

Top Gear USA Pits Viper Against Cobra... Attack Helicopter!

We first caught Top Gear USA shooting Hyundais in California. Now they've been spotted in Georgia filming a Dodge Viper trying to outrun a Cobra... attack helicopter. Maybe there's hope for Top Gear USA after all. Photos and video below. » 5/05/10 9:00am 5/05/10 9:00am

Man Paid To Take Authentic Shelby Cobra

If you've got a legitimate Shelby Cobra chassis and body, pay your storage unit bills or at least claim it before it becomes the property of the towing company paid to remove it. A free, original Cobra? Nice price. » 4/06/10 3:30pm 4/06/10 3:30pm

Sue Like Hell! Shelby Loses Factory Five, Forum Lawsuit

Carroll Shelby's curious intellectual property lawsuit against Daytona Coupe-replica maker Factory Five, and two web forums has failed with a United States District Court judge dismissing the suit and Factory Five bragging about besting Shelby. » 2/19/10 10:30am 2/19/10 10:30am

The Ten Cars That Scare The Crap Out Of Us

Some cars were born to be driven, some to be lusted after, and a few designed to be feared. With assistance from our frightened readers we've singled out the ten cars that scare the crap out of us. » 11/20/09 1:15pm 11/20/09 1:15pm

VIDEO: Shelby Cobra Flips At VIR

We're not quite sure how you flip a low-slung sports car like a Shelby Cobra without even leaving the track, but this video shows doing just that is physically possible. Ouch. » 11/09/09 10:00am 11/09/09 10:00am

How To Build An All-Billet Aluminum Cobra

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison commissioned the fabricators at Kirkham Motorsports to build the ultimate, cost-is-no-object roadster. After years of labor, they've completed the all-billet aluminum Cobra. Click "more" to see them build one of the most spectacular custom cars ever. » 10/20/09 12:00pm 10/20/09 12:00pm

AC Cobra Out-Drags Corvette ZR1

Maybe they didn't know how to use the Corvette ZR1 launch control or maybe they just didn't have Ben, but England's Autocar managed to beat GM's finest with an AC Cobra up to 100 MPH. [Autocar] » 8/27/09 11:00am 8/27/09 11:00am

Vintage Sebring Goodness, Courtesy Of The Binghamton Automobile Racing…

While the 12 Hours Of Sebrings promises to be the best racing series ever, that race in Florida has been pretty entertaining over the years. The Binghamtom Auto Racing Club has some great shots. » 3/29/09 1:30pm 3/29/09 1:30pm

Danica Patrick Straddles A Cobra In New SI Swimsuit Issue

These mostly-SFW photos of Danica Patrick straddling a Cobra for the 2009 SI Swimsuit Issue join the showering Danica commercial in providing more buzz for her brand and more eye candy for teenage boys. » 2/10/09 12:30pm 2/10/09 12:30pm

Auto Forum Troll Of The Week: Chuck Norris Is A Mustang Cobra

Last week we tested a new weekly feature we're now calling "Auto Forum Troll of the Week." Slaying forum trolls is a public service Jalopnik's always happy to do. First up? The NorCal-LSX Forums. » 1/29/09 12:00pm 1/29/09 12:00pm

Datsun 260Z With The Face Of A Snake And The Tail Of A Stallion

A true Jalop in every sense of the word; CoyoteGary has built what may be the world’s first Datsun 260Z with a fiberglass Shelby Cobra front fascia. Pictures and video below. » 12/31/08 5:00pm 12/31/08 5:00pm

2008 Cobra Jet Mustang Brings The Noise At SEMA

In addition to the Raptor pickup » 11/04/08 10:50am 11/04/08 10:50am, Ford will be unveiling its latest purpose-built drag racer, the 2008 Mustang Cobra Jet. The Cobra Jet, also known as the FR500CJ, is an attempt by the Dearborn, MI-based automaker to expand its offerings of racing pony cars. The Cobra Jet gets a beefed up 5.4-liter V8 with a cold air…

Muscle Car Wars Of 1978: Hood Decals Strike Back

It's a Friday, and it's the week before our most patriotic of U.S. holidays. What better time to take a look back at the best of American muscle machinery? Aha, but there's a catch: We're only going to go back 30 years. That's right, 1978. The Malaise era was striking back with a new breed of muscle cars. While not as… » 6/27/08 12:00pm 6/27/08 12:00pm

Carroll Shelby Buys A Replica, Will He Sue Himself?

Just about every time Carroll Shelby smells merely a whiff of somebody using the name "Shelby" or "Cobra" or "Automobile" without paying through the nose for it his permission, ol' Shel' slaps em' with a good old 'merican-style lawsuit. Remember the case against Wilhelm Motor Works? There was even a suit against the … » 4/24/08 12:20pm 4/24/08 12:20pm

Mustang or Cobra, Now Available In All-Electric Forms

There's something distinctly bizarre about the idea of an all-electric Ford Mustang, even more so with a battery powered Shelby Cobra. Isn't part of the allure the throaty grumble of the exhaust, the fire and noise and fury of acceleration? Where's the passion when you simply press the go pedal in these HST… » 4/18/08 1:30pm 4/18/08 1:30pm