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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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Lovely bit of brake detail by @wilwooddiscbrakes for our GT40s.

3 days ago

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Ford or Chevy power? What would you choose?
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Photo from @superformancellc profile. As the UK agents for Superformance, any car you like there, we can build for the UK market
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Ford or Chevy power? What would you choose? 
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Photo from @superformancellc profile. As the UK agents for Superformance, any car you like there, we can build for the UK market

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How about the 1963 Pontiac Tempest that beat all the Corvettes and Ferrari 250 GTOs at Daytona?

The Grand Sport is a great car, but i would choose the Cobra. Because it‘s my dreamcar since i was a little boy😍

Why choose!!!!!

Lu Do !

Chris Jenkins

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4 days ago

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Had the owner of this epic Gulf GT40 down to see his car for the first time today after an extended wait due to Covid and the lockdown. Great to see him and his wife again and a real pleasure showing the car in the flesh.

Want to see your car in the flesh for the first time...give us a call and we can help with your order.
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Had the owner of this epic Gulf GT40 down to see his car for the first time today after an extended wait due to Covid and the lockdown. Great to see him and his wife again and a real pleasure showing the car in the flesh.  Want to see your car in the flesh for the first time...give us a call and we can help with your order.Image attachment

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Looking awesome Le Mans Coupes , I think that might be coming to our Goodwood circuit day in August if it's ready in time 🤔

1 week ago

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A little bit excited about this one. New demo unit running a 427ci engine with 501bhp, 535tq. Should plod on nicely. Engines due to arrive in the next few days 🤓 ... See MoreSee Less

A little bit excited about this one. New demo unit running a 427ci engine with 501bhp, 535tq. Should plod on nicely. Engines due to arrive in the next few days 🤓Image attachmentImage attachment

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Stunning !!

Le Mans Coupes - Oliver, I don't think I need to say a word!

"BEAUTIFUL".....

Very nice

Beautiful Lock

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2 weeks ago

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Great article about our GT40s. Well worth a read.
@jethrobovingdon thank you for the kind words in your @officialevomagazine article. High praise and very much appreciated. Look forward to getting you out in our new demo car when it's all up and running.
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Great article about our GT40s. Well worth a read.
@jethrobovingdon thank you for the kind words in your @officialevomagazine article. High praise and very much appreciated. Look forward to getting you out in our new demo car when its all up and running.

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Great read ...... in anticipation!

2 weeks ago

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The only disadvantage of owning it is you don't get to follow it! What a 🍑.
Toolroom 1075 cars available in the UK exclusively through @lemanscoupes are FIA HTP eligible and carry GT40P/1000 series chassis numbers. Limited to 50 world wide. Contact us today for more information
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The only disadvantage of owning it is you dont get to follow it! What a 🍑. 
Toolroom 1075 cars available in the UK exclusively through @lemanscoupes are FIA HTP eligible and carry GT40P/1000 series chassis numbers. Limited to 50 world wide. Contact us today for more information

3 weeks ago

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And the full reveal... What are your thoughts?
We are beyond excited to get our RHD MKIII. ❤️
Photo credits to @iamted7 @superformancellc @hillbankusa
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Ashley Haywood I need this

I think my all time fave car is CSX2001 so as you can imagine i'm kinda well into this!!! Stunning!!

Lovely. Similar to mine.

Wow, that looks mega 👌

Gorgeous!

I WANT ONE 🙌

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3 weeks ago

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The Superformance MKIII is the only Cobra replica built under license from Carroll Shelby Licensing Inc.

When our demo car is here, come experience the power and build quality for yourself. All our cars are factory built to the highest standards and finished to your spec. Contact us today to find out more: oliver@lemanscoupes.com
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3 weeks ago

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A few more details shots by @ted7 of the LHD version of our new demo MKIII cobra. Ours will be RHD but customers can choose either option.
We love the details on this car and are very excited to have another demo car for you to test.
Full images coming this weekend
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3 weeks ago

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Next up on the production line. Huge gratitude to the owner for their patience as shipping was suspended due to lockdown. Cannot wait to get the build going.
All our cars arrive as a 'turn key minus' unit: fully painted, interior fitted, plumbing and wiring installed and suspension on ready for your choice of power plant and for us to build and registers or you can build your own. Contact oliver@lemanscoupes.com to find out more
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I think I recognise that car! Last seen on a ship somewhere off west Africa, heading north to Blighty! 😄

3 weeks ago

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Just placed an order for our next Demo Superformance MKIII. Will be revealing images over the coming days using photos from @iamted7 of a US spec car that straight away jumped out at us. It was sold by @hillbankusa @superformancellc
Ours will be RHD and likely have a Coyote engine. Watch this space.
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Just placed an order for our next Demo Superformance MKIII. Will be revealing images over the coming days using photos from @iamted7 of a US spec car that straight away jumped out at us. It was sold by @hillbankusa @superformancellc 
Ours will be RHD and likely have a Coyote engine. Watch this space.
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