1965 SHELBY COBRA CSX 6000 ROADSTER - 132694 Sold* at Las Vegas 2012 - Lot #676 1965 SHELBY COBRA CSX 6000 ROADSTER https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/132694/132694_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #676

1965 SHELBY COBRA CSX 6000 ROADSTER

Auction Las Vegas 2012
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 676
Year 1965
Make SHELBY
Model COBRA CSX 6000
Style ROADSTER
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN CSX6021
Exterior Color GUARDSMAN BLUE
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 427
Transmission 5-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #676 - A genuine CSX 6000 Shelby Cobra built by Shelby Automobiles, Inc. Fully authenticated and documented with the MSO, dash and ID plate signed by Carroll Shelby and enrolled on the Shelby Registry. True to 1960 Cobras with improvements including a stronger steel frame, improved cooling and additional heat shielding making the cars safer and more drivable, but retaining all the authentic Cobra character. The period correct Ford 427cid gives this Cobra supercar performance. Painted in the Lemans-winning Shelby color of Guardsman Blue with period correct Halibrand wheels and knock-off hubs on period correct Goodyear racing tires with the classic wood rimmed Cobra steering wheel. Extensive documentation and pictures for engine and body construction accompany the car. The cockpit has been completely insulated. Powered by a period correct mid-1960s vintage 427cid cast iron side-oiler Ford V8 engine with medium riser aluminum heads and a Shelby style sidewinder intake. The high performance 427 Ford engine was built by Southern Automotive. The balanced and blueprinted engine utilizes an Elgin high performance solid lifter cam, Edelbrock performer RPM aluminum heads, Edelbrock performer RMP aluminum intake manifold with CNC port matched to heads, dove aluminum roller rocker arms with specially designed aluminum end stands for added strength, Superior 11" high performance clutch and Tremec 600 5-speed transmission. The ignition has been upgraded with an MSD Pro Billet distributor, MSD digital 6AL ignition box with rev limiter and MSD Blaster Coil, the same ignition system utilized in NASCAR racing. This car has 495 miles since completion. It is spotless and has been meticulously maintained, never raced or exposed to inclement weather. This car has been continuously maintained under cover in a climate controlled private collection since purchase.
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