One of the more classic sports and iconic of the culture automobile american has changed hands recently. We talked about the Shelby Cobra, rather than 2 Shelby Cobra associated with V8 engines source Ford. Two unique pieces that went to auction for a price of up to $ 1.3 million, which have been preserved in excellent condition and are kept faithful to its original specifications. If you wanted a Shelby Cobra, this was your chance.
through Mecum Auctions have known of the recent auction of two unique units of the model Shelby Cobra Roadster, a first unit manufactured in 1964 with a V8 engine to the Ford 289 cubic inch (4.7-litre) and a second unit manufactured in 1967 with engine V8 Ford 427 cubic inches (7 liters). Both units have gone through different hands and have known profound processes of restoration in the hands of the best specialists, by sales in an impeccable state.
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster have on your odometer a total of 20.165 miles, a few 32.452 miles, having been sold for a price of between 1.1 and 1.3 million dollars. The second piece, the 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra Roadster, was sold for a price of 800,000 $, although it has not been communicated to your mileage.
In both cases we’re talking about true museum pieces, fully functional and faithful to its design and original specifications. Although it was a claim quite interesting to this auction of Mecum Auctions, in the batch that went on sale last May 20 we were able to see pieces as interesting as a 1965 Shelby GT350 Fastback sold for $ 500,000 to, or a 1972 Ferrari Dino GT sold for 310.000 $.
Source: Mecum Auctions | WCF