Shelby Built 50th Anniversary Cobra 289 CSX 8983 289 V8 4 Speed

1962 Shelby Cobra Cobra 50th

Make: Shelby
Model: Cobra
SubModel: Cobra 50th
Type: Other
Doors: 2
Year: 1962
Mileage: 350
Color: Black
Engine: 289 V8
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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eBay template information@RKMotorsCharlotte. com 5527 Lakeview Road. Charlotte. NC. 28269. US 1962 Shelby Cobra 50th Anniversary Shelby Built 50th Anniversary Cobra 289 CSX 8983 289 V8 4 Speed Year: 1962 Type of vehicle title: Clear Primary color: Black Mileage: 350 Transmission type: 4 Speed Manual Engine: 289 V8 Interior color: Red Vehicle Info SUMMARY1 of 50 2012 Shelby-built 50th Anniversary Cobra roadsters289 cubic inch Shelby-built aluminum V8 / 525 horsepowerShelby hand-laid fiberglass body that's been hand painted1-owner car that's traveled 350 milesOur sale includes an official Shelby Build BookSA Rosso leather interior4-speed manual transmissionDana 44 rear axleRack-and-pinion steering / Baer disc brakes3-inch Drawn Over Mandrel frameIf you're a car enthusiast. you know all about the iconic empire built by Shelby's legendary Cobra. From six-figure originals to fiberglass replicas. the word "Cobra" can represent anything from a sinuous boulevard cruiser to a hardcore track star. With that in mind. every dynasty has a Sultan. and. for the Cobra. that Sultan is a classic like this 1-owner. 1 of 50 50th Anniversary Shelby. Commissioned and sequentially numbered by Shelby American of Las Vegas. Nevada. this small block beast combines storied heritage with killer looks. excellent build quality and unbeatable provenance. If you're searching for a fresh twist on an old favorite. forget about project cars pieced together from leftovers. And forget about sloppy replica builds that shame their fabled predecessors. Call your friends at RK Motors Charlotte and pick up this razor-sharp roadster. It's pristine. rare and ready to rock and roll!HISTORY/CONDITIONIn the summer of 1962. the Shelby Cobra took the sports car world by storm! In re-engineering an AC 'Ace' chassis to accept 289 cubic inches of Ford small block. Carroll Shelby had created a spry track monster that handily defeated proven hardware from Jaguar. Chevrolet. Porsche and Ferrari. Today. over 50 years later. the original CSX2000 is one of the most valuable American cars ever produced. And. as a fitting tribute. Las Vegas' Shelby American decided to honor that icon with 50 sequentially numbered copies of this 50th Anniversary CSX8000 roadster. Beginning as hand-laid fiberglass. CSX 8983 was assembled. hand-sanded. prepped and hand-sprayed at Hi-Tech Automotive in Port Elizabeth. South Africa. That sinister urethane 2-stage was augmented with a silver grille. chrome tube bumpers. tinted visors and monochromatic. 50th Anniversary-exclusive badging. And today. rolling only 350 miles since its 2012 debut. this classy Cobra strikes a perfect balance between outrageous looks. serious performance and excellent attention to detail. ENGINETwist the car's chrome hood ties and you'll find 289 cubic inches of CNC-ed V8 that was stamped with an official CSX 8983 identification number when installed by the pros at Shelby American. Churning 525 horsepower into 435 lb. /ft. of pavement-scorching torque. that aluminum welterweight wraps a forged 4340 crank. SCAT H-beam rods. Mahle 4032 pistons and a custom-grind hydraulic cam in a full array of track-ready ancillaries. At the top of the Cast Silver mill. a polished and decaled air cleaner marries wind with fuel supplied by black Earl's hoses and a mean Holley 650 double-pumper. The resulting air/fuel mixture makes its way from a period-correct intake to Shelby AFR heads. which hide stainless valves. high-silicone dual springs. 4130 retainers. Harland Sharp roller rockers. Viton seals and custom 4130 pushrods under familiar Cobra valve covers. When those heads flood the cylinders. an MSD Pro-Billet distributor sequences fire between an MSD High Vibration coil and 8mm Shelby plug wires. As combustion is sparked. resultant gases are jettisoned through ceramic-coated shorty headers. That combustion's cooling is provided by a beefy aluminum radiator. which stores water in front of a large-diameter puller fan. a small Harrison overflow tank and a high-flow water pump. A race-ready Carter fuel pump. a blueprinted Melling oil pump and tough Cloyes timing components supply endurance and longevity. And high quality ancillary components. like ARP bolts. aluminum pulleys. a "Ford" branded breather. a period-correct dipstick and a period-correct Aviad oil pan give the impression that someone really sweated the details during this incredible roadster's build. DRIVETRAIN/SUSPENSIONOne of the best things about buying an actual Shelby-built Cobra is the correct hardware underneath. Fully sorted and completely detailed. the car's 3-inch. Drawn Over Mandrel frame and fully independent suspension are ready to hit the toughest track you can find. Behind the engine. a "CSX 8983" stamped 4-speed sends power to a Dana 44 rear end that's fitted with Spicer half shafts and a Shelby aluminum casing. 11. 5-inch discs combine with dual-piston Baer calipers to provide confidence-inspiring stops. Modern rack-and-pinion steering makes low speed parking almost as easy as high speed sweeps. Power meets the pavement via chrome-plated spokes and 205/65R15 Firestone Precision Sport radials. And everything. from the car's welded mufflers to its standard. 16-gallon fuel tank. is essentially brand new. INTERIORCobra interiors have always been simple. and this roadster's purist nature shines like a fresh coat of wax on its glossy black fenders. Firm bucket seats stretch tight SA Rosso leather between fresh Simpson safety harnesses. In front of those seats. a leather-wrapped dash founds requisite Stewart Warner telemetry between a chrome mirror. clean Shelby wiring and a small glovebox. At the sides of that dash. lightweight doors hang more SA Rosso leather beneath small wind wings and traditional chrome handles. Below those doors. Mercedes Wine wool carpet frames a sequential plaque and simple hand controls in 50th Anniversary-exclusive floor mats. In front of the driver. a wood-rimmed steering wheel spins polished spokes around a 50th Anniversary-exclusive horn button. And behind the passengers. an aluminum-trimmed trunk features a 50th Anniversary-exclusive mat. OUR SALE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION AND ACCESSORIESAn official Shelby Build BookA cockpit coverA metal signWith impressive performance. classic good looks and incredible provenance. this sinister roadster provides unmatched exclusivity. It's the latest in our string of high quality Cobras that look just as good as originals while benefiting from modern technology and 21st century build techniques. Don't miss this opportunity to own a turnkey Shelby that's just as rare as vintage and probably more fun to drive! About This Auction Please note that all sales are binding and final. Our cars are sold "as-is" with no warranty expressed or implied. Please carefully read the terms & conditions of the sale before bidding. Winning this auction does not entitle you to come inspect the car and decide if you want to buy it. but obligates you to complete the purchase! A $1000. 00 deposit via PayPal is due within 24 hours of the auction close. NO EXCEPTIONS. If you have ZERO feedback on eBay. please call or email us to request our authority to bid on our vehicles. We do not release our reserve prices. so please don't ask! If you see a car you like. don't wait! Call us! When you see it disappear from eBay. it means that it was sold by other means. Because we advertise heavily in other mediums. we reserve the right to cancel any eBay listing at any time. If you would like to make a sales visit or arrange an inspection. we would be happy to schedule a personal appointment with either yourself or your representative. To do so. contact Donald Bernard at (704)596-5211 or (704)773-4648. Donald's email address is: Donald. Berard@RKMotorsCharlotte. com. For those of you who need to fly in. we can provide transportation to and from Charlotte Douglas International Airport. We can also recommend accommodations within a short distance of our facility. About RK Motors Charlotte Hot Rod magazine named RK Motors Charlotte the #1 destination out of 57 possible places to visit across the United States. Destinations selected included car museums. driving schools. dragstrips. best drives and more. We are honored to have been the only classic car dealer selected. If you ever find yourself in Charlotte. NC give us a call. Our showroom is open by appointment only. Our 80. 00 sq. ft. retail showrooms are located in beautiful Charlotte. North Carolina. We usually have over 300 incredible cars on display. and there's always something new. Feel free to make an appointment. stop in and meet our staff. Each and every one of our employees is an absolute car nut- we do this because we love cars! Check out the feedback on our website from other customers who have purchased cars from us in the past. We pride ourselves on describing our cars accurately. and our cars even look better in person than in the pictures! We look forward to seeing you soon. Every car that you see for sale is in our physical possession and located at our main facility. 5527 Lakeview Road. Charlotte. NC 28269. For sales and general information. call us at: (704)596-5211. Our Service Programs Under our innovative Seal of Approval Exit Service buying program. RK Motors Charlotte customers who pay full retail price for a vehicle. receive a comprehensive. multi-point vehicle Exit Service. carried out by our experienced ASE Certified Master Mechanics at the RKM Performance Center. Customers who purchase cars from RK Motors for less than full retail price. or customers who purchase a car and are trading in a vehicle. will receive our Basic Safety Check. performed by our certified and experienced ASE mechanics. prior to delivery of their car. Learn more about the key attributes of Our Service Programs. If you have any questions regarding our service programs. please contact a member of our sales team at (704)596-5211. For international buyers. please note that we've shipped cars to collectors and classic car fans worldwide for years. We can provide you with a firm quote for transport to any shipping port in the world in a sealed container and handle the process for you from start to finish. Our domestic and international ground transport solutions are enclosed only. If you wish to use an open carrier. you will need to arrange that. Our Transportation Manager. Gregory Smith. stands ready to help you with your transport & shipping needs. He can be reached at: Greg. Smith@rkmotorscharlotte. com. About the RK Motors Performance Center Regardless if your vehicle is going through our Seal of Approval Exit Service. Basic Safety Check. routine maintenance or a full custom built to your exact specifications. the RKM Performance Center has the knowledge. experience and resources to fulfill your automotive needs. In the world of electronic fuel injection and computer diagnostics. even late model dealerships look a little uncomfortable working on pre-OBD1 cars. There are many independent mechanics and shops that may be able to help. but putting your prized classic in the hands of a stranger is a leap of faith at best. This is exactly why we created the RKM Performance Center. Being proud members of SEMA. ARMO. HRIA and the North Carolina Motorsports Association. the RKM Performance Center is a nationally recognized shop; best known for high level OEM restorations and custom builds. Comprised of ASE certified mechanics. including several Master Technicians. you can feel confident that your car is in capable hands. As fellow enthusiasts. they are passionate about cars and will treat yours with the respect it deserves. Tony Klein Consignment Manager 5527 Lakeview RoadCharlotte. NC. 28269 Phone: 704-596-5211 Fax: 704-596-5980 Mobile: 440-413-0849 Tony. Klein@RKMotorsCharlotte. com Gerry Notara Vice Presidentof Operations 5527 Lakeview RoadCharlotte. NC. 28269 Phone: 704-235-2973 Fax: 704-596-5980 Mobile: 704-773-4658 Gerry. Notara@RKMotorsCharlotte. com Donald Berard Sales Manager 5527 Lakeview RoadCharlotte. NC. 28269 Phone: 704-596-5211 Fax: 704-596-5980 Mobile: 704-773-4648 Donald. Berard@RKMotorsCharlotte. com Gregory Smith Transport Manager 5527 Lakeview RoadCharlotte. NC. 28269 Phone: 704-562-6226 Fax: 704-596-5980 Mobile: 704-562-6226 Greg. Smith@rkmotorscharlotte. com Showroom 5527 Lakeview RoadCharlotte. NC 28269 704. 596. 5211 info@RKMotorsCharlotte. com