1965 SHELBY COBRA CSX 6000 ROADSTER - 117831 Sold* at Scottsdale 2012 - Lot #727 1965 SHELBY COBRA CSX 6000 ROADSTER http://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/117831/117831_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #727

1965 SHELBY COBRA CSX 6000 ROADSTER

Auction Scottsdale 2012
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 727
Year 1965
Make SHELBY
Model COBRA CSX 6000
Style ROADSTER
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN CSX6011
Exterior Color BLACK
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 427
Transmission MANUAL
Description

Lot #727 - Shelby American in Las Vegas, Nevada has been manufacturing continuation Shelby cobras with 4000 and 6000 chassis numbers since 1995. Not to be confused with cobra replicas, these are genuine Shelby Cobras, authenticated by Shelby American, Inc. with proper CSX numbers and a Statement of Manufacturer's of Origin (MSO), signed by Carroll Shelby himself, only a small number are built each year and every car is included in the official Shelby Registry; thereby placing itself in a long line of automotive tradition. While true to the original cars in the 1960's, improvements over and above the original include a stronger steel frame and better alloys utilized in the components, improved cooling and additional heat shielding, and better brakes and suspension; all of which renders these cars safer and more drivable. The Shelby Cobra presented here, CSX 6011 is ready to hit the road. CSX 6011 is highly optioned and is powered by a 1960's period correct Ford 427 FE cast iron engine; the engine afforded to the original. This Ford 427 FE engine produces 475hp on standard 91 octane pump gasoline. Everything is cast iron from the 1960's including the block and cylinder heads. Car is retrofitted with a Tremec 5-speed manual transmission making freeway cruising smooth and carefree. Produced with the highest quality components and true to the form and tradition of the original. **TITLED AS A 0000 SPECIAL CONSTRUCTED**