Actress Farrah Fawcett helped
popularize the 1976 Cobra II by having it featured on her hit TV
show, Charlie's Angels.
In 1976, Ford offered the
"Stallion" appearance group including styled wheels, blacked-out
grille, bumpers and body moldings as well as the "Cobra II"
appearance package with black grille, simulated hood scoop, front
and rear spoilers, quarter window louvers, accent stripes and a
cobra emblem on the front fenders — available with all engine
Automotive historian Gary
Witzenburg observed that properly equipped, the thing actually
performed pretty well by 1976 standards." Full instrumentation was
standard. A manual moon roof was optional.