1978 Ford Mustang II King Cobra
The King Cobra version of the Mustang II had more performance cred than the standard sticker-package Cobra II. And there is certainly no denying the stylized cobra decal on the hood, backed up by the “5.0” script on the non-functional hood scoop, must have drawn some attention in 1978 when the car was new.
This is the most collectible of the often-forgettable Mustang II generation (1974–78). The KC is fairly rare, with fewer than 5000 built out of a total of 1.1 million Mustang IIs. So while this generation isn’t fondly remembered today compared to other Mustang generations, it was a solid sales success for Ford in the day ... read more