1962 SHELBY COBRA CSX 8000 ROADSTER - 138329 Sold* at Scottsdale 2013 - Lot #1095 1962 SHELBY COBRA CSX 8000 ROADSTER https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/138329/138329_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1095

1962 SHELBY COBRA CSX 8000 ROADSTER

Auction Scottsdale 2013
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1095
Year 1962
Make SHELBY
Model COBRA CSX 8000
Style ROADSTER
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN CSX8997
Exterior Color BLACK
Interior Color RED
Cylinders 8
Engine Size
Transmission MANUAL
Description

Lot #1095 - 50th Anniversary Carroll Shelby Cobra Roadster CSX8000 Series. One of 50 made. This 50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra is a genuine registered Shelby Cobra, made and authenticated by Shelby American, Inc. with proper CSX numbers and a statement of manufactures origin signed by Carroll Shelby himself, only 50 were made and are in the official Shelby registry. This particular design is from the original 1962 design, with only a few factory options and improvements over and above the original, including stronger steel frame and better alloys utilized in the components, improving cooling and additional heat shield, superior brakes and rack & pinion steering. All of which renders this period correct 50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra Roadster edition, safer and more drivable which brings this very rare special 50th Anniversary 1962 Cobra Roadster CSX8997 up to date and ready to hit the road. True to the original 1962 Shelby Cobra, this has a high performance period correct Ford 289 fully roller iron cast engine putting out approximately 350hp, with an upgraded retrofitted heavy duty Tremec 5-speed transmission used in the Ford 427 Cobras, making freeway cruising smooth and carefree. Factory upgrades include a 5-speed transmission instead of a 4-speed and a 3.73 rear end gear instead of the 3.54 gear also offered. Another upgrade offered is a factory special edition 50th Anniversary Carroll Shelby Cobra car cover, only offered for this edition. Use only 91 octane pump gasoline. The highest quality components and true to the form, tradition and love of the original 1962 Carroll Shelby Cobra Roadster, made by Shelby American, Inc. Las Vegas, NV. framed signature of carroll shelby with vin #csx8997 and plate 48 of 50 from shelby american inc.
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