1963 Shelby Cobra

Roadster Le Mans Racing Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1963
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    CSX 2136
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: 'Sporting Classics of Monaco'
May 1, 2010
AUCTION:
May 1, 2010
6:00pm - 10:00pm GMT
(viewing starts at 10:00am GMT)
PREVIEW:
April 30, 2010
10:00am - 5:00pm GMT
May 1, 2010
10:00am - 5:00pm GMT
GALA RECEPTION:
April 30, 2010
7:00pm - 10:00pm GMT
ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalogue for 70 euros. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale. Catalogues are available to order online.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Grimaldi Forum
10, avenue Princesse Grace
98000, Monaco
Chassis No.
CSX2136
Estimate:
€700.000-€900.000
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Saturday, May 1, 2010
330+ hp, 289 cu. in. V8 engine, four Weber 48 IDM downdraught carburettors, four-speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent suspension with transverse leaf springs, four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 2,286 mm (90")
Carroll Shelby’s concept was simple enough. Take the lightweight, well-proven Ace roadster built by AC Cars and turn