The car is wedge-shaped and has space for two passengers. The car features a mid-mounted 2.5-litre 16-valve, four-cylinder engine which was able to produced 230bhp. The Cobra was fitted with a flush-mounted windshield set at a 65-degree angle. The engine also featured double overhead camshafts, a turbocharger and an intercooler.
The Cobra could go from 0 to 60 mph in less than six seconds and reach a top speed of 130 mph.