If you stay with the desire to make a Shelby Cobra 427 50th anniversary, the American manufacturer now turns to providing an equal opportunity exclusively, that of take home a Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe commemoration of 50th anniversary This model originally only six units that still continues to be debated in competitions classic and historic vehicles were produced.
Shelby has been based all original plans and dies Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe to recreate these new models. Original elements such as tubular chassis, suspensions of crossbows or wooden steering wheel, but this special edition 50th anniversary remain modernizes adopting a system disc brakes modern or even amenities like air conditioning, power steering or electric windows.
The procedure is the same as with the Shelby Cobra 427 50th Anniversary. Two bodies, one of fiberglass and aluminum will be offered another. In both cases engine and gearbox are not included , this being an element that is paid by the buyer, while Shelby offers 4.7 V8 engine all aluminum.
only 50 units of the two bodies will be manufactured and Shelby and support orders. Now the fad is not cheap. The price is 166,000 euros for the fiberglass model compared with 323,000 euros the most striking Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe aluminum. Yes, these prices must be added the motor.
But the differences go beyond the material body. If we chose aluminum, we get leaf suspension rather than an independent with springs or a team of more powerful brakes signed by Wilwood, while fiberglass bodies seem more comfortable on a day to day to equip the aforementioned elements comforts such as air conditioning, electric windows or power steering. Now nothing like having a body of polished aluminum to dazzle, literally.
Source – Shelby
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