How much did a Shelby Cobra sell at auction?
The most extreme factory-built Shelby Cobra in existence is coming up for auction. UPDATE (March 29, 2021): The Cobra Super Snake sold on Saturday at a final hammer price of $5.5 million.
Who bought Carroll Shelby’s Cobra at Mecum?
It was purchased from Shelby by singer-songwriter Jimmy Webb in 1970. After two decades, the IRS seized the car and sold it at auction to Chris Cox, who sold it to Richard Scaife in 1998, but then re-acquired it in 2006.
Who bought Carroll Shelby’s Cobra 5.4 million?
The car was purchased from Shelby’s estate by the consigner in 2016, and was restored to its factory configuration in 2019 by Legendary Motorcar Company, at the hands of expert restorer Peter Klutt. He spent an estimated 3,000 hours on it. It’s no surprise the car sold for big bucks, given its history.
What is the value of a 1965 AC Cobra?
A 1965 Shelby 427 Cobra that belonged to none other than Carroll Shelby himself was sold for $5.49 million USD (approx. $7.6 million CAD) at the recent Mecum Auctions event in Kissimmee, Florida.
Who bought the Shelby for 5 million?
It was then used as a PR car for Shelby American and later purchased by John Christy, then-editor of Sports Car Graphic Magazine. He kept the Shelby until 1989, and it’s history has continuously been logged until it sold on Friday for $500,500, showing just 6,950 miles.
How much are Shelby Cobras worth?
When new in 1966 it was priced well above any other American car. This served to cover the intense engineering costs and keep it away from inexperienced drivers. Today, an unrestored original Shelby 427 Cobra for sale will start at over one million dollars.
How much is Carroll Shelby’s Personal Cobra worth?
Previously, the car has fetched $5.1 million when it last sold in 2015, and $5.5 million when it personally sold under Carroll Shelby’s watchful eye in 2007. Now, I know what you’re thinking. $5 million is a pretty penny, even in the world of car collection.