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1964 SHELBY COBRA DAYTONA COUPE RECREATION

$179,500 (£132,237.65)
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--Red with White stripes “Scuderia Filipinetti” 1965 Le Mans race livery, 5-speed Richmond gearbox, 2,000 since original build and only 500 miles on engine. The Cobra Daytona…North America was conquered, but Ferrari still reigned supreme in the FIA World Endurance Championship, run for GT cars. Most championship races where held on high speed tracks where the Cobra with their brick-like aerodynamics was at a disadvantage. To solve this problem, Shelby commission Peter Brock to design a coupe body for the Cobra chassis. Dubbed the Daytona Coupe, the 20 mph faster Cobra made its debut in the 1964 season. In the 1965 season and its eleven races against its fiercest of competitors Ferrari, the Cobra Daytona Coupe won eight. Today, the Daytona is best remembered for the two consecutive GT class victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in ’64 and ’65. In these four seasons, the Cobra built up and impressive racing records on both sides of the Atlantic. Only six examples of the Daytona Coupe were constructed making it one of the most sought after vehicles in the world today. This is a faithful replica of the famous Daytona Coupe CSX-2602. This tribute to CSX-2602’s build specs are as follows…

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left-hand-drive 1964 shelby cobra daytona coupe recreation red 5-speed

key Facts

  • Ad ID
    278937
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Shelby > Cobra
  • Year
    1964
  • Mileage
    500 mi
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203 West Hills Road, Huntington Station
Huntington station, 11746, New York
United States

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