At the end of 1962, AC's chief engineer completed a major redesign of the car's front end and was able to fit it with rack and pinion steering. The new car entered production early 1963 and was designated MKII.
At the end of 1962, AC's chief engineer completed a major redesign of the car's front end and was able to fit it with rack and pinion steering. The new car entered production early 1963 and was designated MKII. Only 75 MKIIs were produced with worm-and-sector steering while the remaining 528 Mark II Cobras were produced with rack-and-pinion steering until November 1964.
Later, Shelby offered a drag package, known as the Dragonsnake. Only five were produced by the factory, with three others prepared by customers using the drag package. Only one contained the 427ci V8.
|MKII Roadster 289CI w/ Worm-and-Sector||75|
|MKII Roadster 289CI w/ Rack-and-Pinion||538||Total Production||613|
|Engine||Size||Carb.||HP||Torque||0 to 60||Quarter mile|
|HiPo V8||260ci||1x1bbl||260 at 5800||269 lb-ft at 4800||4.2 sec||13.8 sec|
|Race Ready||260ci||4 Weber Carbs||335 @ 8500||-||-||-|
|Cobra||289ci||-||280 at 5800||314 lb-ft at 3400||-||-|
- 4-Speed Manual
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