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Shelby Cobra Fifty Years

By: Comer, Colin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MOTORBOOKS INTL:

Seller ID: 9780760340295

ISBN: 0760340293

Condition: USED


In the early 1960s Carroll Shelby, a Texas chicken farmer turned champion race driver, had the audacity to think he could start his own car manufacturing company. To further emphasize the gargantuan proportions of his vision, Shelby decided his company would manufacture nothing but ultra-high-performance sports cars, beginning with the landmark Cobra, introduced in 1962. To the amazement of everyone except Ol' Shel' himself, Shelby Automobiles succeeded beyond anyone's wildest expectations, building cars that would provide the benchmarks for performance (benchmarks that stand to this day) a... View more info