Shelby Cobra $1 Million Mecum Auction

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Shelby Cobra $1 Million Mecum Auction


This rather sweet 1966 Shelby Cobra CSX3356 was sold at Mecum Auction for a cool £1 million as part of the Indianapolis action from May 11th-14th 2015.
Other top sellers included –
– 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback at US$465,000
– 2005 Ford GT at US$380,000
– 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Lightweight at US$220,000
– 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback at US$185,000
– 1965 Ford Shelby GT350 Fastback at US$355,000

The car was part of the Don Davis collection.
With mucle car prices now hitting $1 million+ for the right vehicle, keep your eyes out for that barn find, you may just find that one rarity!

Car Highlights
– CSX3356, 427 big block Cobra
– Invoiced to Shelby on December 14, 1966
– First sold through Paradise Ford of Scottsdale, Arizona in October 2, 1967
– Originally Blood Red with Black interior
– Sold to Robert Panella in 1981
– Professional restoration by Mike McCluskey in 1981
– Blueprinted rebuild of engine and transmission by Dennis Cann
– Instruments rebuilt
– Painted Blue with White stripes
– Sold to Harry Mathews in 1996
– Sold to new owner 2007
– Serviced in August, 2013 by McCluskey including replacing the inner spherical ball bearing in the right A-arm, rear suspension alignment, replacing the Stewart Warner water pump, repairing the fuel tank, replacing the clutch slave cylinder, changing the brake fluid, replacing the oil filter, replacing the water temperature sending unit, changing the drivetrain fluids and replacing the hood jamb rubber.

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