1965 SHELBY COBRA ROADSTER - 79295 Sold* at Las Vegas 2009 - Lot #704 1965 SHELBY COBRA ROADSTER https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/79295/79295_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #704

1965 SHELBY COBRA ROADSTER

Auction Las Vegas 2009
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 704
Year 1965
Make SHELBY
Model COBRA
Style ROADSTER
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN CSX2568
Exterior Color PRINCESS BLUE
Interior Color RED LEATHER
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 289
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #704 - CSX2568 has the original California black license plates with the original registration tags that expired in 1972. This is the first time that CSX2568 has been in the public in almost 40 years, during which time it has been in dry and covered storage. This is the first time the car has been offered for sale since 1968. The original California title pink slip comes with the car. It has zero miles on a 2-year concours restoration of what was already a complete, unbent and not rusty car. Complete nut, bolt and rivet body-off restoration to bare metal with new top and upholstery. Extensive documentation of the restoration with photos, etc. conducted by one of the top restorers in California. Princess Blue with red leather interior that are the original colors. 32,831 original miles on a car that has never been more than 100 miles from San Francisco, until this auction. Never raced, never any rust whatsoever and never bent. Original owner was Jacuzzi of the hot tub fame. Completely redone 289cid High Performance engine with 306hp. When originally delivered to the California dealer, the original 271hp stock engine in the car received the dealer installed 306hp option which consisted of a Holley 715cfm center pivot carburetor, a Cobra high rise manifold, tubular Balanger headers and an aluminum Cobra 6-quart oil pan, all of which are still on this as-originally-equipped car. Original style Dunlop racing tires on chrome Borranis, original chrome wires come with the car. All numbers on chassis, engine, transmission and differential are correct and original. **VEHICLE IS TITLED WITH ENGINE NUMBER**
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