With only six original Cobra Daytona Coupes built and valuations in the millions, this 427-powered replica SHELBY COBRA DAYTONA COUPE: FACTORY FIVE EDITION is an affordable and potent show or road warrior. Considered royalty, the original Peter Brock-designed Cobra Daytona Coupe delivered the U.S. in 1965 its first and only World Manufacturers Championship for GT Cars. It would be unimaginable for the average car enthusiast to not find themselves easily enchanted by the barking, burbling so...Read More
BIRTH OF THE FORD GT40
Racing historian Mike Matune represented the CarGuyChronicles at the Simeone Museum’s BIRTH OF THE FORD GT40 Seminar, and produced this feature. For an oft-talked about and much analyzed subject like Ford’s iconic GT40, the amount of interest that it still elicits is amazing. A full-house crowd filled the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum near the Philadelphia, PA airport to hear a panel of renowned GT40 aficionados bring the GT40’s history into sharper focus. Gathered on the stag...Read More
CAMILO PARDO, FORD GT SEMINAR
What better venue than the Simeone Museum - displaying the Ford Mark I GT40 that inspired the 2005 Ford GT - could there be for a CAMILO PARDO, FORD GT SEMINAR? On June 11th, Camilo Pardo will discuss the inspirations he used to design the '05 Ford GT at an event at the Simeone Museum in Philadelphia, PA. Camilo will have an example of the 2005 model to use in his discussion, alongside the same car Camilo used as inspiration for his design almost two decades ago – the ‘66 Ford Mark I GT...Read More
CUNNINGHAM CELEBRATION: GREENWICH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE!
Greenwich Concours hosts largest field of Briggs Cunningham’s cars ever assembled. The 2018 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance will see history being made next weekend, as 33 of the 35 existing Cunningham race and street cars will be on display both days of the event. It will be the largest field of these historic vehicles ever assembled. In all, 36 cars were built - 8 racecars and 28 street cars, created in the 1950s by the iconic Briggs Cunningham. The Concours celebrates its 23rd year on June 1-3...Read More