1986 “Cobra”/ 1950 Mercury Monterey Coupe

That is an AWSOM car from awesome film. A customized 1950 Mercury Monterey Coupe seen in 1986 action film “Cobra”, directed by by George P. Cosmatos and stars Sylvester Stallone as Lieutenant Marion ‘Cobra’ Cobretti. And this is Sylvester Stallone’s character car.

1950 Mercury Monterey Coupe, Cobra 1986

And some awesome facts about this vehicle. The car shot in the “Cobra” belonged to Sylvester Stallone in real life. Nine years after the shooting of the film, it was stolen straight from the garage. The destiny of the car remained unknown, until 2009, when it was auctioned to a firm that provides props for filming a movies. Learning of this, Stallone filed a hijacker, which was one collector of antiques, in court, with a claim of three million dollars. Which eventually received, and the 1950 Mercury Monterey Coupe was returned to the actor.

1950 Mercury Coupe, AWSOM50

The license plate of the 1950 Mercury Monterey Coupe seen in 1986 action film “Cobra” is “AWSOM50”.

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