Carroll Shelby Experimental #2242 is well documented in the Shelby American World Registry. Invoiced on February 27, 1964 to Fergus Ford of Skokie, Illinois, it was equipped with the Class A accessory package, which included chromed 5.5-inch wire wheels with "AC" knock-offs, a quick-fill fuel cap, dash-mounted rear-view mirror, wind wings, radio and antenna and chromed bumperettes.
After a lengthy stay on the showroom floor, the car eventually sold to a buyer from Texas in the mid-late sixties. In 1969 it was purchased from the first owner by Clark Van Norstrum of Greenwich, CT, who added four 2-barrel downdraft Weber carburetors, a roll bar and a hood scoop. Mr. Van Nostrum owned the car for 27 years until advertising it for sale in 1996 as a Red car with Black interior. Van Nostrum sold the Cobra to R. Leblanc of Los Gatos, CA who in turn sold it to the current owner in 2004.
CSX2242 is now fresh from a complete bare-metal restoration during which the hood scoop was removed and a dual 4-barrel manifold and carburetor refitted to return it to its original configuration. An example such as this is very rare and becoming extremely difficult to acquire as more and more disappear into private museums and collections. A classic beauty and a joy to drive, this well-documented no-stories 289 Cobra is ready to thrill and reward its next steward.
- Documented in Shelby American World Registry
- Four owners since new
- "Class A" Accessory Package
- Chromed 5.5-inch wire wheels with "AC" knock-offs
- Quick-fill fuel cap
- Dash-mounted rear-view mirror
- Wind wings
- Radio and antenna
- Chromed bumperettes
- Modified by first owner: four 2 barrel Webers, roll bar, & hood scoop
- Returned to original configuration during recent bare-aluminum restoration
AC Cobra Shelby Cobra 289 -- The 289 Register.
The 289 Register. For owners and enthusiasts of the AC Cobra 289 and all
its derivatives. A UK based club with members worldwide, including owners
of original and tribute cars.
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1964/65 Shelby Cobra 289
Kristyn Burtt visits a Shelby show at the Santa Monica pier and talks to
Hank Williams, owner of this Cobra. This is an excerpt of a longer episode
of The Vintage Vehicle Show and includes a music montage of some of the
cars at the show. (www.vintagevehicletv.com)
64' ford falcon sprint
64' FORD FALCON SPRINT FOUR ON THE FLOOR HP 302, THIS LITTLE ROCKET IS THE
BOSS. THE ORIGINAL 289 IS STORED IN THE GARAGE. WE ALSO HAVE A 70' FORD
427 FOUR SPEED GT COBRA TORINO.
1964 Cobra Racing at Laguna Seca
Jim Bouzaglou tackles the field at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the 2011
Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion. An incident with another Cobra on his
first lap leaves him having to claw his way back through the field to
regain position. This is an edited version of his first of two races from
Saturday, August 20, 2011. The cars in this race are all part of Group 7A,
1963-1966 GT cars over 2500cc. Jim's car is #59, a 1964 Cobra 289 USRRC
1966 Shelby AC Cobra 427 V8 Replica Four-Speed Jag Independent Rear
I thought you might like a look at this awesome 1966 Shelby AC Cobra
Replica. It's powered by a big 427 Ford V8, backed by a four-speed manual,
and a Jaguar independent rear. This is one wicked beast for sure. It has
the Halibrand knock off style wheels, Shelby bullet mirrors, chrome roll
hoop, coated side pipes, full custom gauges, and a mega watt stereo system.
This car fires right up and is ready to roll. I hope you find it
interesting, thanks for taking a look!
Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars near St Louis, MO
The first background track used in this video was Open Road by Jason Shaw.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
The next background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin
MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010