The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show is held annually during the first week of November at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Attendance not open to the general public and is limited to media, manufacturers, buyers, and exhibitor.
Keeping with the snake theme, how does an electric Cobra with 1,500 lb-ft (2,034 Nm) sound—other than potentially terrifying? Superformance has been Cobras for quite some time now, but this might be the first time the company has made one without a V8 heart.
In much the same way as Carroll Shelby transplanted a Ford V8 into an AC Ace roadster in 1962, Superformance has now transplanted a Tesla drive unit to power the rear wheels. If that sounds like not enough torque for you, take heart in the knowledge that Superformance is also evaluating an all-wheel drive variant with two Tesla drive units, one for each axle.