How the engineer behind the one-off 2004 Shelby Cobra concept resurrected it from the dead


Automotive engineer Chris Theodore is either very persuasive or he has excellent timing. During his tenure at Dodge he worked on the gorgeous and brutal Viper, and when he moved to Ford as vice president of product development for North America, he helped develop the stunning Ford GT. On the heels of the GT, Theodore helped bring Carroll Shelby back into the fold at Ford and they, along with a team of Detroit-based engineers and California-based designers, designed and built this Shelby Cobra concept in only five months for the 2004 Detroit auto show.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/03/27/engineer-behind-the-one-off-2004-shelby-cobra-concept-resurrected-it