SHELBY COBRA DAYTONA - Le Mans Coupes
Le Mans Coupes, Shelby Daytona Cobra

A SOPHISTICATED HIGH PERFORMANCE GT

Originally referred to as the “Daytona Car,” the coupe officially earned its name while being built for the Daytona Race. These cars were built to provide a more aerodynamic Cobra, allowing Shelby American to successfully compete with Ferrari on the higher speed road courses. Shelby commissioned 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 1965 the Coupe won eight of the eleven races it entered and it was also the first and only American made car to win the World Manufacturer’s Championship for Grand Touring Racecars.

Originally, only six Daytona Coupes were built by Shelby American who raced them between 1963 and 1965. At the end of the 1965 race season rule changes left the Cobras pretty much obsolete for racing. The Daytona Coupe transformed American road racing and has become one of the most collectible cars to currently own. Now, Shelby is recreating history with this new Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe which is the street version of the great American racer.

A SOPHISTICATED HIGH
PERFORMANCE GT

Originally referred to as the “Daytona Car,” the coupe officially earned its name while being built for the Daytona Race. These cars were built to provide a more aerodynamic Cobra, allowing Shelby American to successfully compete with Ferrari on the higher speed road courses. Shelby commissioned 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 1965 the Coupe won eight of the eleven races it entered and it was also the first and only American made car to win the World Manufacturer’s Championship for Grand Touring Racecars.

Originally, only six Daytona Coupes were built by Shelby American who raced them between 1963 and 1965. At the end of the 1965 race season rule changes left the Cobras pretty much obsolete for racing. The Daytona Coupe transformed American road racing and has become one of the most collectible cars to currently own. Now, Shelby is recreating history with this new Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe which is the street version of the great American racer.

SHELBY DAYTONA COBRA FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

SHELBY DAYTONA COBRA SPECIFICATIONS

  • Vinylestere and glass composite body
  • Left or Right hand drive
  • Show quality paint finishes with many standard colours
  • Fully independent front and rear suspension
  • Tubular space frame constructed of mild steel
  • Limited slip differential
  • Coil over progressive shocks & springs
  • Four-wheel vented disc brakes, power assisted calipers
  • Power assisted rack and pinion steering
  • Aluminum radiator/oil cooler with dual electric fans
  • Oil cooler and braided lines
  • Side exit headers and side pipes
  • Custom air conditioning system
  • 18″ cast alloy wheels
  • Tinted front, side and rear windows
  • Smiths electronic gauges
  • Remote door locks and immobilizer system
  • Black leather and Alcantra interior
  • Eligible for the Shelby American Automobile Club owners registry
  • Genuine Shelby CSX9000 chassis
  • Designed by original designers Peter Brock and Bob Negstad
  • LeMans Twin Stripes Front to Rear
  • Transverse Nose Team Stripe
  • Rookie Team Stripe
  • Half of Rear Cove Painted Separate Color
  • Whole Rear Cove Painted Separate Color
  • Pin Striping
  • Wilment Style Stripes
  • Special 2-Stage Paint Color
  • Special 3-Stage Paint Color
  • Sound deadening & Heat Dissipation System
  • Painted Wheels
  • Painted Roundels
  • Ceramic Coated Headers & Pipes
  • Stainless Steel Headers and Pipes
  • Engine choice from Ford 289 – 427cu.in, Ford Coyote 5.0 ot LS series GM crate engines.
  • 15” FIA wheels
  • Adjustable ohlin shock absorbers
  • Wortec 6-pot Cross drilled and ventilated rakes
  • In Car Entertainment system

SHELBY DAYTONA COBRA FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

SHELBY DAYTONA COBRA SPECIFICATIONS

  • Vinylestere and glass composite body
  • Left or Right hand drive
  • Show quality paint finishes with many standard colours
  • Fully independent front and rear suspension
  • Tubular space frame constructed of mild steel
  • Limited slip differential
  • Coil over progressive shocks & springs
  • Four-wheel vented disc brakes, power assisted calipers
  • Power assisted rack and pinion steering
  • Aluminum radiator/oil cooler with dual electric fans
  • Oil cooler and braided lines
  • Side exit headers and side pipes
  • Custom air conditioning system
  • 18″ cast alloy wheels
  • Tinted front, side and rear windows
  • Smiths electronic gauges
  • Remote door locks and immobilizer system
  • Black leather and Alcantra interior
  • Eligible for the Shelby American Automobile Club owners registry
  • Genuine Shelby CSX9000 chassis
  • Designed by original designers Peter Brock and Bob Negstad
  • LeMans Twin Stripes Front to Rear
  • Transverse Nose Team Stripe
  • Rookie Team Stripe
  • Half of Rear Cove Painted Separate Color
  • Whole Rear Cove Painted Separate Color
  • Pin Striping
  • Wilment Style Stripes
  • Special 2-Stage Paint Color
  • Special 3-Stage Paint Color
  • Sound deadening & Heat Dissipation System
  • Painted Wheels
  • Painted Roundels
  • Ceramic Coated Headers & Pipes
  • Stainless Steel Headers and Pipes
  • Engine choice from Ford 289 – 427cu.in, Ford Coyote 5.0 ot LS series GM crate engines.
  • 15” FIA wheels
  • Adjustable ohlin shock absorbers
  • Wortec 6-pot Cross drilled and ventilated rakes
  • In Car Entertainment system

THE SHELBY DAYTONA COBRA HISTORY

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