The Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe celebrates its 50th anniversary with an exceptional limited edition

The Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe 50th anniversary. 50 years since he made the world championship resistance FIA , just one year before GT40 be made with a 1-2-3 victory in the 24 Hours Le Mans. Today the few coupes built during the 60s – just six units – are highly prized machines: the last was auctioned in 2009 for $ 7.25 million and now we hear it roar. Shelby rebuilds 50 exclusive units occasion of its 50th anniversary.

The 50 units will be built completely handmade by Shelby American.

Shelby American built only 50 units body with aluminum or fiberglass body. Given the prohibitive prices of the originals, these official mirrors are the best alternative. Its design is almost identical to the original, as well as their specifications, built to the original plans. That is why they use their same tubular frame leaf spring suspension on the rear axle, a wooden steering wheel or their own side leakage of enormous dimensions.

shelby-daytona-coupe-50-12 are racing cars, I do not think they’ll be matriculables machines daily. And if it were, you buy a Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe 50th Anniversary will use it in classic trackdays or events without fear of sitting in a machine worth over $ 10 million. The pleasure of driving on a machine created identically to the racing machine with interior options as bacquets leather, air conditioning, power steering and central locking.

Shelby longer accepts orders for 50 units built, with official chassis numbers.

The Shelby Daytona Coupe equipped with aluminum body cost a whopping $ 349,995 , and sold without gas. Shelby install a V8 4.7 specifications identical to the original, at extra cost. The Daytona Coupe with fiberglass body will be cheaper, starting at $ 179,995. Orders are already open and promise last only days on sale. The aluminum-bodied Daytona promise to be faithful to the originals, fiberglass, much more modern.

shelby-daytona-coupe-50-2 course all of them are customizable, and all have a sweeping look . Personally, I would in blue and white ceramic exhaust coating with white rims and white, as Carroll Shelby built his Daytona Coupe staff. They will be presented to the public in the Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival and later at the Goodwood Revival in the UK. Last year launched the Shelby Cobra 289 FIA 50th Anniversary, and comes full circle with these wonderful coupes.

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