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2012 marked the 50th anniversary of the Shelby Cobra and to celebrate Carroll Shelby International Inc. offered a limited edition of 50 continuation "street car" Cobras. Each is painted "Shelby black" with a premium wine colored leather interior, special badges, wire wheels and other items. The 50th Anniversary CSX8000 Shelby Cobra begins at $69,995 for a fiberglass or $134,995 for an aluminum bodied car, without drive train.


Standard features of the 50th Anniversary Cobra include:
  • Body: Shelby Hand-laid Fiberglass or Shelby Aluminum Body
  • Paint: Premium "Shelby Black"
  • Seats and Dash: Rosso High-quality Leather Interior
  • Carpeting: Wilton Wool
  • Floor and Trunk Mats: 50th Anniversary
  • Emblems: Shelby Cobra Anniversary, Side Fender Emblems
  • Serial number: Special number denoting the car is one of the Anniversary Models
  • Frame: 3-inch Diameter DOM Tube Steel, .120 wall with Modern Heim Joints and Graded Bolts
  • Front Brakes: 1" x 11-7/16" OD Disc, Dual Piston Baer Caliper
  • Rear Brakes: 3/4" x 11-7/16" OD Disc, Dual Piston Baer Caliper
  • Steering: Rack and Pinion
  • Suspension: Upper Traverse Leaf w/ Lower Arms, Independent Front and Rear
  • Differential: Shelby Aluminum Housing, Dana 44 Gears with 3.54 Gears
  • Half Shafts: Spicer Split Spline
  • Instruments: Shelby or Stewart-Warner
  • Bumper: Chrome Oval
  • Exhaust: Under Car Exhaust
  • Mirrors: Center Rearview
  • Wheels: 15" Chrome Plated Steel Wire with Modern Performance Radial Tires
  • Fuel Tank: 14-gallon Stainless Steel
  • Overall Size: 151 ½" Long and 72" Wide
  • Wheelbase: 90"