Cobra BiO Cell Pro Driver
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
With the May 1 release of its new BIO CELL Pro driver, Cobra expands the BIO Cell family to three clubs. Each is intended for a specific level of play.
The BIO Cell Pro is designed for touring pros and low-handicap amateurs. The BIO Cell+ is intended for better-than-average players. The original BIO Cell is a game-improvement club.
Players looking for maximum forgiveness, who might want a decent swing to produce a draw (or at least reduce a fade or slice) and who want optimal distance should try the BIO Cell, designed with a 460-CC clubhead and a slight draw bias.
The other two drivers have marginally smaller 440-CC clubheads. The BIO Cell Pro features a full fade bias, and the BIO Cell+ contains a slight fade bias.
The BIO Cell Pro produces less spin than the other two. This means golfers with higher swing speeds can take advantage of golf's high trajectory-low spin distance equation.
Where does this distance come from? According to Cobra, the BIO Cell Pro has an extremely low center of gravity, and this CG location promotes less spin, more distance and proper trajectory. All of these benefits presume a golfer has an impressive three-digit swing speed. Without this speed, the other two BIO Cell drivers are more appropriate choices.
Adjustable loft for the BIO Cell Pro ranges from 7 to 10 degrees. There are three fade settings (7.5F, 8.5F and 9.5F) as well.
Cobra has established a tradition of metalwood heads in different colors, and this driver is no different. Colors are black, blue and orange.
The stock shaft is the Matrix Ozik Red Tie 6Q3, although two other shafts are available with no upcharge: Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana D+ 72 and Project X PXv Tour 52.
The new BIO CELL Pro will sell for $399.