1965 Shelby Cobra

USRRC Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    CSX2557
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 13, 2010
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 13, 2010
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 12, 2010
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 11, 2010
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Chassis No.
CSX2557
Estimate:
$1,500,000-$1,900,000 US
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Saturday, March 13, 2010
300+hp, 289 cu. in. pushrod overhead valve V8 engine, four-speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent suspension with transverse leaf springs and tubular shock absorbers, four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 90"
Reproduced on the last page of Mike Shoen’s book, The Cobra-Ferrari Wars, is a hand-annotated typewritten page listing just 42 “Cars Built to Racing Specification.” A legend