The authentic Bondurant Edition Shelby Daytona Coupe is based on
the car piloted by world-champion Bob Bondurant in 1965. Only 50
historically-accurate continuation sportscars will be built and
include a day of training at the Arizona Bondurant Racing School.
Each handcrafted Cobra will have a CSX2000 Shelby serial number to
be documented in the Shelby Registry.
The Bondurant edition Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupes are
historically-accurate continuations with leaf spring suspensions,
tube frames, aluminum bodies and thin wooden-rimmed steering
wheels. Based on CSX2601, they also feature modernized disc brakes,
aluminum bodies, updated and strengthened frames and a racing
In 1963, Bondurant joined Carroll Shelby's racing team for the
final three races of the season. He won all of them in a 289 Cobra
roadster including the LA Times Grand Prix pre-race; he could not
qualify in time for the grid, so he started last and still came in
8th overall against the prototypes. Bob then went to Europe in 1964
to win the GT class at Le Mans with teammate Dan Gurney in a Shelby
Cobra Daytona Coupe. He drove both Shelby Cobra roadsters and
Daytona Coupes during 1965, winning seven out of ten total FIA
World Championship races. His incredible feat secured the FIA GT
Championship title for Ford and Shelby.
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