This Superformance MKIII-R is a modern-take on the iconic Cobra – NZ Autocar

The Shelby Cobra is among the most recognisable vehicles in historical past and Superformance appears set to money in on its fashionable take of the icon, the MKIII-R Cobra.

Superformance is the one firm that may construct a Cobra duplicate with a licence from Carroll Shelby Licensing Inc. The goal is to retain the basic appears
and efficiency of the Cobra whereas including fashionable touches have been acceptable.

Lance Stander, CEO of the California-based firm, says that MKIII-R is “the right mixture of an old-school basic car infused with a bit
of modern-day aptitude. The MKIII-R is a chunk of American historical past, and with a significant movement image launch final yr that highlighted the Cobra, this
car’s reputation is at an all-time excessive. We took nice care to make sure the Superformance MKIII-R lives as much as the Cobra’s iconic legacy.”

Notable variations from the Cobra embody completely different bonnet scoop designs and the presence of a entrance splitter and rear diffuser. Beneath the fibreglass
physique is a totally impartial unequal-length A-arms with adjustable Bilstein coils over telescopic shock absorber on the entrance, and the fabricated hub
service and coil-over shock absorbers on the rear. It additionally comes with LED headlights and 18-inch wheels.

The MKIII-R rolling chassis sells with out an engine for $NZ135,000. Nevertheless, set up kits can be found for Ford 302, 351, 460, and 427/428 cubic-inch
engines with Tremec five-speed or Ford high loader four-speed transmissions.

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