In 1962, Carroll Shelby took the sports car world by storm when it
introduced the CSX2000 Cobra. Shelby American took the AC "Ace"
chassis, inserted a new small block Ford engine and re-engineered
the car to handle all the additional power. Weighing only 2,020
pounds, the Cobra easily vanquished sports cars from Jaguar,
Chevrolet, Porsche, Aston Martin and others.
In 1996, it took to the streets as the CSX8000 continuation series
Shelby Cobra. The Cobras retain the authentic style leaf spring
suspension, but are upgraded to contemporary standards; the bodies
are available in fiberglass or aluminum. Each car is built to order
with the customer choosing body color and stripe configuration.
CSX8164 is painted in championship 1965 Guardsmen Blue with
tasteful Tan Leather and Carpeted Interior. Sitting on Triple
Chrome Dayton Wire Wheels, CSX8164 looks as beautiful as ever. over
50 years later and still turning heads.
Powered by a K-Code 289 Small Block pushing out 325 horsepower and
strapped to a Tremec 5 Speed Manual, CSX8164 is more powerful than
it's predecessors with the same intimidating sound and look.
CSX8164 is titled as a 1965 Shelby. With only 1,748 miles on the
odometer, CSX8164 is available for $159,950.
1962 Shelby Cobra
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