1965 Shelby Cobra Roadster CSX2588, The Last 289 Cobra Sold $ 1,100,000

1965 Shelby Cobra Roadster CSX2588, The Last 289 Cobra Sold
1965 Shelby Cobra Roadster CSX2588, The Last 289 Cobra Sold
1965 Shelby Cobra Roadster CSX2588, The Last 289 Cobra Sold
1965 Shelby Cobra Roadster CSX2588, The Last 289 Cobra Sold

Listed Price

$ 1,100,000
approx. € 897.270
approx. $ 1,100,000
approx. 4,039,970 د.إ
approx. $ 1,381,710
approx. $ 1,367,740
approx. CHF 1,055,450
approx. ¥ 7,089,940
approx. £ 797,390
approx. $ 8,605,520
approx. 6.660.940 kn
approx. $ 20,649,530
approx. 8.663.930 kr
approx. 62.191.030 ₽
approx. 8 845 210 kr
approx. ฿ 35,105,950
approx. R 13,504,150
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Details

  • Year: 1965
  • Location: Kissimmee FL United States
  • Gearbox: Manual
  • Color: Red
  • Drive: Lhd
  • Interior color: Black
  • Condition: Used
  • Internal Reference: Kissimmee Lot T156

Description

  • CSX2588, The last Shelby 289 Cobra sold to the public and second-to-last built, the latter CSX2589 having been retained by Carroll Shelby and his family since new
  • CSX2588 is the last 4-speed 289 Cobra Roadster built, CSX2589 was fitted from new with an automatic transmission for Shelby
  • CSX2588 retains its original chassis, body, engine, and drivetrain
  • 289 CI 'HiPo' V-8 with aluminum intake and Holley 715 CFM 'LeMans' carburetor
  • Professional repaint in its rare original color, Rouge Iris (Maroon) in 2006
  • One of 56 Leaf Spring Cobras finished in Rouge Iris
  • Optioned with "Class A" accessories from new
  • Delivered new to Vel's Ford Sales in Torrance, CA by Don McCain of the Shelby marketing office
  • Sold new to A.L. Gassaway of Long Beach, CA
  • The next known owner was Barry Hauge of Burbank, CA in 1975
  • Hauge sold the car to Peter Sidlow of North Hollywood, CA in 1981
  • Part of a 17 car liquidation auction on behalf of the FDIC at the Imperial Palace Hotel in Las Vegas, NV in 1993 to a new owner who would keep 2588 for 13 years 
  • Then purchased by noted Shelby expert and historian Colin Comer of Milwaukee, WI in 2006
  • Comer performed a professional repaint in the original Rouge Iris color and sorted the car mechanically
  • Comer sold the car to a collector in New York, NY, who has owned the car since

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