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Shelby Cobra Daytona

1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (Blue)

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  • “The Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe helped a small American team beat a racing giant,” said , Co-CEO of Carroll Shelby International and CEO of Shelby American. “The tenacious Shelby American team fielded six sleek Cobra Coupes against the Ferrari juggernaut, winning the FIA Sports Car Championship on . That is still the only time that an American team has captured the crown. To celebrate that achievement, we’re launching a limited series of anniversary cars that bring the legendary Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe back to life.”

    With only six original Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupes built, the racecar became one of the most coveted vehicles in the world. Worth millions of dollars each, ownership of one is almost impossible.

  • A combination of the 50 total specially badged anniversary Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupes will be built. This is the first time that Shelby has offered an aluminum continuation Daytona Coupe.

    “The legend of the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe is amazing,” said , Shelby American Vice President of Marketing. “When Shelby American began racing the lightweight Cobra roadster, they were dominant except on the high speed straightaways of the European circuits. Shelby American tasked Peter Brock with designing a sleeker body for the small block chassis. The result was one of the most radical and now, iconic, racecar designs of all time. Peter’s design not only yielded greater top speeds, but also made the car incredibly aerodynamic and efficient.”

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    Fly-through of the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (CSX 2287), HAER February 12, 2014

    • 50 total 50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupes will be built
    • Authentic aluminum and updated fiberglass versions will be offered
    • America’s only FIA Sports Car World Championship Celebrated

    “Now for a limited time, a few more people will be able to enjoy a Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe,” said Conway. “Whether they choose an aluminum continuation car or fiberglass version, each anniversary Daytona Coupe will be issued a Shelby American serial number for documentation in the official . This is a rare opportunity to snag a piece of performance history.”

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With only six original Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupes built, the racecar became one of the most coveted vehicles in the world. Worth millions of dollars each, ownership of one is almost impossible.