1963 AC Cobra

ex-1963 Le Mans 24 Hours

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1963
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    CSX2142
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 14, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 14, 2009
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 13, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 14, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Est. 340hp, 289 cu. in. overhead valve V8 engine, four-speed transmission, ladder-type steel tubing chassis with independent front and rear suspension via A-arms, transverse leaf springs and tubular shock absorbers, four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 90"
From the book The Cobra Ferrari Wars by Michael L. Shoen
“But the people who said that the 289 (Cobra) wasn't a good handling car didn't know what they were talking about. Compared to what? That Cobra handled like a dream -- and was fast too.” – Da