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1965 Shelby Daytona Coupe Factory Five 427 V8 DART Block 5 Speed Tremec TKO600

1965 Ford Factory Five Daytona Coupe 1965 Shelby Daytona Coupe Factory Five for sale

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Factory Five Daytona Coupe
Trim: 1965 Shelby Daytona Coupe Factory Five
Year: 1965
Mileage: 395
VIN: MT00906
Color: Blue
Engine size: V8 Other 427 CI
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Ford Factory Five Daytona Coupe 1965

PJ's Auto World is pleased to offer this 1965 Shelby Daytona Coupe by Factory Five for Sale. Here's a Replica of one of the most famous Race Cars of all time. Designed by Peter Brock with a limited production of only six produced. All six of the original cars are still in existence. Designed by Brock to improve on the foundation established by the Shelby Cobra. The Daytona Coupe was developed to add greater miles per hour to the car. At Le Mans, the Daytona Coupe picked up 15 mph over the Cobra Roadster. Top speed for the car in 1965 was a remarkable 191 miles per hour down the Mulsanne Straight. An unexpected benefit was that the Shelby Daytona Coupe also gave them a 25% more fuel efficient Race Car. All of this was accomplished in a 90 day time frame. Just as a side note, famed George Lucas of future Star Wars fame was a mechanic on the car during it's development. These features allowed the '65 Shelby Daytona Coupe to win the FIA GT World Championship for 1965 stopping Ferrari's previous strangle hold on the class having won 10 of the previous 12 years. It's the only American Car to win the World Championship and was driven by Dan Gurney and Bob Bondurant. This Shelby Daytona Coupe is finished in the same blue and white livery as those of that famous car from 55 years ago. renowned engine builders Smeding Performance Motors of Texas. It's a 427 Cu In DART Block, Air Flow Research Heads and dynos at 560 HP with headers into body fitted side pipes. This is mated to a 5 Speed Tremec TKO600 transmission with 4 wheel disc brakes to slow down this ultimate performance coupe. Key features of this remarkable car are air conditioning, independent coil over front suspension, a Ford 9 with nodular case and 3:50 gears and three link rear suspension with coil overs. The black vinyl interior is functional with full roll cage, Simpson Racing Harness and full Auto-Meter Gauges keep the driver well informed with all that's going on in the engine bay. A beautiful wood grain steering wheel and and to the right, the signature of famed Shelby Race Driver and multi Race Winner Allen Grant. The exterior is enhanced by the bold wide white stripe package on the blue background with racing side mirrors, the famous Pit Stop gas cap and a molded rear spoiler. The car's sleek appearance is accented by a set of Halibrand Styled wheels with simulated knock off spinners carrying a set of Nitto Extreme ZR Tires. The front 255/45ZR 18's while the rear have 285/40ZR 18's to assist with the handling.

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