For Sale: 1965 Shelby Cobra in Sarasota, Florida

Vehicle Description

1965 Shelby Cobra CSX6000 Series

The CSX6000 series Shelby Cobra is a continuation model of the iconic Shelby Cobra, a legendary sports car originally designed in the 1960s by Carroll Shelby. The CSX6000 series is built to modern specifications while preserving the classic styling and performance that made the original Cobra famous. Here are some key details about the CSX6000 series:

Design and Construction:
1. Body and Chassis: The CSX6000 series Cobras feature a hand-laid fiberglass or aluminum body, depending on the buyer's preference. The cars are constructed on a tubular steel frame, similar to the original 1960s models.
2. Classic Styling: The design stays true to the original Cobra's iconic shape, with its distinctive wide fenders, low stance, and aggressive front grille. Authentic details, such as side exhaust pipes and the classic roll bar

Performance:
1. Engine Options: The CSX6000 series typically comes with a variety of V8 engine options, to emulate the power and performance of the original Cobras. This example comes with a Shelby 427 V8
2. Transmission: The cars are usually equipped with a manual transmission, providing an authentic driving experience that appeals to purists and enthusiasts.

Modern Enhancements:
1. Suspension and Brakes: While maintaining the classic look, the CSX6000 series incorporates modern suspension and braking systems to enhance performance, handling, and safety. This includes independent suspension and 4-wheel Wilwood disc brakes.
2. Interior: The interior is a blend of classic and modern elements, featuring traditional Cobra styling cues such as vintage gauges, wood-rimmed steering wheels, and leather upholstery. Modern amenities, like more comfortable seats and improved sound insulation, may also be included.

Authenticity and Licensing:
1. Continuation Models: The CSX6000 series is officially licensed by Carroll Shelby Licensing, which means these cars are recognized as authentic Shelby Cobras. They are built using the same techniques and specifications as the originals but with the benefits of modern technology.
2. CSX Numbers: Each car in the CSX6000 series is assigned a unique CSX chassis number, continuing the legacy of the original Cobras. This numbering system ensures that each car is part of the official Shelby registry.

Collector Appeal:
1. Investment Value: The CSX6000 series Cobras are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts. They offer the opportunity to own a piece of automotive history with modern reliability and performance.
2. Customization: Buyers of the CSX6000 series often have the option to customize their vehicles to match their specific tastes, from paint colors to interior finishes and performance upgrades.

In summary, the CSX6000 series Shelby Cobra offers the best of both worlds: the timeless design and raw performance of the original 1960s Cobras, combined with the benefits of modern engineering and reliability. These cars are a tribute to Carroll Shelby's legacy and continue to be a symbol of American automotive excellence. Built in 2020 by Shelby American in Las Vegas

EXTERIOR:
• 1965 Championship Guardsmen Blue with Wimbledon White Stripes
• Goodyear "Billboard" Tires
• 427 Side Pipes and Headers (Steel)

INTERIOR:
• Black leather bucket seats
• Tonneau cover
• Seat belts
• Fuel Level Gauge
• Glove Box
• Heater

MECHANICS:
• Shelby 427 V8
• 4-Speed automatic
• 4-Wheel Wilwood disc brakes

UNDERCARRIAGE:
• Polished Quick Jacks
• Stainless Steel Header Tank
• Clean

Call us at 941-355-1955, a live person answers the phones from 9am - 9pm (EST)
Financing is available on our website www.classiccarsofsarasota.com
We can ship this vehicle worldwide door to door
Our indoor showroom is located at 7910 25th Court East Unit 107 Sarasota, FL 34243

Vehicle Details

  • 1965 Shelby Cobra
  • Listing ID: CC-1863183
  • Price: $199,000
  • Location:Sarasota, Florida
  • Year:1965
  • Make:Shelby
  • Model:Cobra
  • Exterior Color:Championship Guardsmen Blue
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Odometer:1460
  • Stock Number:2812393
  • VIN:CSX6147
Listed By:
Classic Cars of Sarasota
7910 25th Court East
#107
Sarasota, FL 34243

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