October 3, 2003
New Shelby Cobra priced at U.S.$39,995
Las Vegas, Nevada – Shelby Automobiles announced that the retail price for its CSX 4000 Series model 427 S/C Cobra will be U.S.$39,995. The CSX 4000 Series 427 S/C Cobra was introduced at the Monterey Historic Event, and coincides with Shelby Automobiles’ announcement that it is expanding it’s production in it’s new Las Vegas-based Cobra assembly facility. Shelby Automobiles is manufacturing high performance Shelby vehicles under the guidance of Carroll Shelby.
“Our goal is to not only create quality, high-performance, sports cars that fuel enthusiasts’ passions, but to provide collector’s and enthusiasts an alternative to the kit car imitation Cobra’s, at the same competitive pricing levels, ” said John Luft, president of Carroll Shelby International, Inc.
The base Shelby Cobra 427 S/C (CSX 4000 Series) consists of a high-strength fiberglass composite body in legendary Cobra styling with original frame configuration, original four-wheel independent suspension with dual A-arms and coil-over shocks, rack and pinion steering, Baer brakes with Shelby-inscribed calipers and 15-inch Hallibrand-style pin drive wheels.
Headers and sidepipes plus a chrome roll bar complement the car’s show-quality paint, available in an assortment of colours. Power routes through a Shelby aluminum differential housing Dana 44 gears with a 3.54 differential ratio.
Inside the classic appointments include an S/C dash layout with Signature Series autometer gauges, an original-style 15-inch wood rim steering wheel, wind wings and sun visors, leather seats, full carpeting (including the trunk) and aluminum fender closeout panels, front and rear.
A selection of options are also available, including, an aluminum or carbon fiber body, a LeMans striping package, a street car interior with glove box and side view mirrors, 16- and 17-inch wheel and tire packages, a 42 gallon racing fuel cell and more.
For more detailed information on the Shelby Cobra 427 S/C standard equipment and options, plus other Carroll Shelby products and accessories, see www.shelbyautos.com.