Most Expensive American Car | Shelby CSX2000 Cobra
Wondering which is The Most Expensive American Car in the world? No need to worry, because, as usual, we have the answer covered for you.
We know that all of you Ealuxers love luxurious and expensive cars, so today we have prepared for you the costliest american car in the world.
And you might be surprised, because it is not a uber-modern car that just came out on the market, it’s a 1962 car, named Shelby CSX2000 Cobra.
I have to admit, I am not a big fan of cars, but the 1962 Shelby CSX2000 Cobra has completely stolen my heart, with its electric blue colour and vintage design.
So let’s take a look at this cute and most expensive american car, and find out how much it costs. You will be amazed by the price!
Made by Ford car company, the Shelby Cobra was originally showcased in 1962 at the New York Auto Show.
Being now the world’s most expensive american car, the cute Shelby Cobra has an estimated value of $26 million.
Yes, you read that right. The world’s costliest american car is $26 million and the model was showcased in at the Shelby Museum in Las Vegas.
The car was designed and developed by famous Caroll Shelby and has a Ford V8 engine that can make this beauty go from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds.
The Shelby CSX2000 Cobra has a top speed of 140 mph. The inside features leather upholstered bucket seats and the doors have aluminium skins.
In the Riverside International Raceway the Cobra hit a top speed of 153 mph. The amazing car with its mind-blowing price is known to be unique in the world.
Art Editor Emeritus Wm A. Motta, who rode with Shelby in the Shelby CSX2000 Cobra car for three laps said:
“It was a good day”
Even though there may seem to be more than one of this beauties out there, due to its changing colours, there is a twist: the car was repainted every time a journalist took it for a test drive – the number of repaintings being known as 6.
One of the colours the car had was a pearlescent yellow.
The car’s acceleration was described as:
“equal to the best efforts of drag-strip-tuned Corvettes, and it does so without the benefit of stump-yanker gearing”
Let’s now watch a more detailed video about the Shelby CSX2000 Cobra.
This was the Shelby CSX2000 Cobra, the World’s Most Expensive American Car!
What do you think of it? Is it worth it’s outstanding price of $26 million?
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