In an era dominated by sports car, there was nothing as praised as the Shelby Cobra; the car that started and symbolizes to this day the muscle car revolution. From its initial design and performance to its legacy and competition history, there is nothing quite like it. Few cars are as collectible and draw such attention from automobile enthusiasts and the public alike than the Shelby Cobra.
In response to the overwhelming demand from enthusiasts worldwide, Shelby American in Las Vegas, Nevada has been manufacturing continuation Shelby cobras with 4000 and 6000 chassis numbers since 1995. Not to be confused with cobra replicas, these are genuine Shelby Cobras, authenticated by Shelby American, Inc. with proper CSX numbers and a Manufacture Statement of Origin (MSO), signed by Carroll Shelby himself, Only a small number are built each year and every car is included in the official Shelby Registry; thereby placing itself in a long line of automotive tradition. Only 25 were built in 2010 and to date total production number approximately 850; making it the most limited and thus collectible of the Shelby offerings. While true to the original cars in the 1960′s, improvements over the original include;
- A stronger steel frame and
- Better alloys utilized in the components,
- Improved cooling and
- Additional heat shielding, and
- Better brakes and suspension;
All of which renders these cars safer and more drivable. More Detailed Information available here.
CSX 4000 is a Brand New Continuation Shelby Cobra from Shelby American, Inc. Click Here to view more pictures. It is equipped with a 1965 Ford FE 427 Side-oiler Engine producing 525 Horsepower. Approximate retail value of $150,000. It is ready to hit the streets and enjoy. Proceeds Benefit Wounded Warrior Support Groups. Don’t miss the opportunity to own the car that started it all.