1964 SHELBY DAYTONA COUPE SECRET WEAPON

August 28, 2018 The Unbiased Writer

Carroll Shelby wanted to match his 1959 Le Mans win with a car he designed himself. Using a 289 Cobra chassis along with new bodywork designed to increase the straight line speed of the car, Shelby took on the Ferrari 250 GTO in the GT class at Le Mans — and won. A new line of Continuation Daytonas are now being built with the exact specifications of the original, including Shelby American serial numbers. Although the 427 Daytona never raced, the continuation models make one wonder what could have been. Take a closer look below:

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