Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    CSX 3187
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • 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. 550bhp, 427 cu. in. “side-oiler” overhead-valve V8 engine, four-speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent coil spring suspension, four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 90"
The development of Carroll Shelby’s 289 Cobra was, at its core, simple enough: take the attractive, lightweight, and well-proven AC Ace roadster and transform it into a successful production racer by replacing its aging six-cylinder Bristol engine with a powerful, deep-breathing American V8. The result was, in a word, s