1965 Shelby Cobra

Shelby 427 Competition

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • 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 London
October 28, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalogue available for £70. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance, Battersea Park
London, United Kingdom SW11 4NJ
SALE DATES:
October 28, 2009
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM GMT
(viewing starts at 10:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
October 27, 2009
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM GMT
October 28, 2009
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM GMT
Chassis No.
CSX 3006
Estimate:
£600,000-£790,000
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
607 bhp, 427 cu. in. side-oiler overhead valve V8 engine with four-speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent coil spring suspension, rack and pinion steering, and four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 90"
DEVELOPMENT OF THE 427 COBRA
Although Carroll Shelby’s 289 Cobra was well proven in competition, by the mid-sixties it was becoming clear