2005 Superformance Le Mans Coupe

Shelby Cobra

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    2005
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Blue/White
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring

Germany

Saturday 9th August 2008 Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 8th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

Some 40 years ago, the AC Cobra ruled the race tracks of North America. Carroll Shelby, the Texan who had won Le Mans with Roy Salvadori in an Aston Martin in 1959 was not content with simply dominating in his own back yard. They had gone to Le Mans in 1959 in the face of apparently overwhelming opposition from Ferrari but the DBR1 managed to humble the might of Maranello. It was something he felt he could develop a taste for. The problem was, when pitched against this rather more serious international opposition, the Cobra was found to be seriously lacking. Primitive suspension meant it struggled to keep up with the like of Ferrari''s 250 GTO in the corners, while the Cobra''s bluff shape meant that, despite its bigger, more powerf