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The Mustang II had a worthy German-built rival in the Capri II

I wait at the head of the pack, impatiently, for the light to change. In front of me is a hood scoop astride two wide stripes, and beyond it is the open road. A hooded snake is coiled to strike from each fender, warning any potential rivals that this is a Cobra. The light turns green, and I stab the throttle of the V-8, anticipating a thrust of power that will inevitably hurl man and machine forward as Carroll Shelby intended. The Honda Accord beside me, blissfully unaware that we are racing, putters away from the light calmly and efficiently, leaving me in its wake.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/06/12/mustang-ii-worthy-german-built-rival-capri-ii