We Really Want A Motorious Reader To Win This 50th Anniversary Shelby 289 FIA Cobra

May 13, 2021 2 min read
We Really Want A Motorious Reader To Win This 50th Anniversary Shelby 289 FIA Cobra

Help preserve the history of Shelby cars by making a charitable donation to The Cobra Experience Museum and you could own this unique 50th Anniversary roadster.

Shelby American created an icon in 1962 when they built five FIA Cobra Roadsters. A rich racing history followed with legendary drivers such as Ken Miles, Bob Bondurant, Phil Hill, and Dan Gurney among others behind the wheel. Running alongside the Daytona Coupes in the 1965 World Manufacturers Championship, Shelby’s cars made their way into the U.S. and European winner's circles.

Licensed by Shelby American, built by Superformance, and titled as a 1964 replica Shelby Cobra, this 50th Anniversary Shelby 289 FIA Cobra Roadster (CSX7962) is just one of 50 built. 3K-miles later, it is now the grand prize in an awesome raffle. All you have to do to be entered to win is click here and make a generous donation to the Shelby Cobra Experience and using this promo code Motorious readers get an additional 30% bonus. With your help The Cobra Experience Museum’s mission to promote, conserve, educate and preserve the cars produced by Shelby American will be continued.

Finished in a stunning Viking Blue with white roundels and a yellow team stripe, this Shelby features painted and polished 15-inch Halibrand pin-drive replica wheels with stainless steel spinners. The cockpit is complete with black vinyl upholstery, a 15-inch Moto-Lita hardwood-rimmed steering wheel, and a dashboard that has been signed by Allen Grant, Bob Bondurant, and Pete Brock. Other highlights include Stewart Warner gauges and original-style AC pedals.

Under the hood is a 302-cid V8 engine, bored and stroked to 363-cid and topped with four Weber carburetors and velocity stacks. Modifications such as aluminum heads, a hydraulic roller camshaft, "R" valve covers, ceramic-coated headers and side pipes all come together for a blistering 500-horsepower. Backing the power plant is a Tremec TKO-600 five-speed manual transmission and a limited-slip Salisbury differential with a 3.54:1 ratio.

So what are you waiting for Motorious readers? Click here, make a donation, claim your 30% bonus tickets, and get entered to win this fantastic representation of the car that started it all.

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