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King Cobra and Talladega Sold

King Cobra and Talladega Sold

Recently we told you about the 1970 Ford King Cobra Prototype and modified 1969 Ford Talladega that would be for sale at Kissimmee Mecum Auction in January of 2019. That time has arrived and both cars sold. Now, for the results.   With the results in, what are your comments on the results? Please leave […]

Talladega and King Cobra For Sale

Talladega and King Cobra For Sale

Next year in early January at the Kissimmee Mecum Auction there will be two very interesting Family cars for sale. The first is one that previously sold at a Barrett Jackson Scottsdale Auction in 2014 for $110,000 plus fees . I is item #59 in our Cars For Sale and Sold page. The second is a […]

Want your own King Cobra?

Want your own King Cobra?

Do you want your own King Cobra? Now is your chance. One of our Team Members, Dan Wilk, sent me some photos and information that might be of interest to many of you. Dan says he has been making a few front ends for the Torino King Cobra for a while now. He made a […]

Real King Cobra to Auction

Real King Cobra to Auction

I found this car a couple of years ago in the Torino Collection in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, at that time I could not get the owner to provide any additional information or photos. I could not even get a confirmation that it was a real King Cobra. As I recall, his collection consists mostly of Mopars […]

What is it?

What is it?

Every once in awhile I get some really strange questions. A few times I even know the answer but I often have to reach out to others for help. That is what I am doing today. I recently received an email from Karen Looney in Florida. She had come into possession of original vellum drawings […]

Look Who Will be at the Keeneland Concours d'Elegance Part 8

Look Who Will be at the Keeneland Concours d’Elegance Part 8

The final car invited to represent all of the Talladega Family at the 2014 Keeneland Concours d’Elegance is the 1970 Mercury Spoiler II Prototype (King Cobra) owned by Steve Honnell. If you have not made your travel plans to attend the 2014 Keeneland Concours d’Elegance on July 19th to see all of these rare and […]

King Cobra For Sale

King Cobra For Sale

The history, the story and the fantasy that surrounds the King Cobra cars continues to heat up and spread like a California wild fire. The latest twist comes in the form of a Hemming’s ad for a King Cobra. The ad, or should I say the short story, on the car is quite interesting and […]

1970 King Cobra For Sale

1970 King Cobra For Sale

Only three King Cobra Prototypes were built by Ford. Only one had a 4-speed and only one had the convex rear window. This car is going to auction on May 19, 213 at the Mecum Indy Auction. I can only imagine what this car might sell for but I am also afraid that like the […]

1970 King Cobra Color Charts

1970 King Cobra Color Charts

The following information was provide by our friend and guru, Rick Ochs. After our articIe on the King Cobra Stationwagon, Rick he could not find any info on it but did come across some other data we might like to see. One thing he did find interesting is a 1970 Ford factory paint chip sheet. It states that for […]

King Cobra Race Car

King Cobra Race Car

Last week we asked you about a 1970 Spoiler II prototype station wagon. This week I want to know what you think of this. I am sure this is not from Ford and most likely not even from 1969/70. However, it is a good representation of what the 1970 King Cobra NASCAR race car might […]

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