Shelby Cobra Coupe Daytona group 3 (1963)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

6 units built
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Homologation number: 115
Homologation start: 9/5/1963
Ford Small Block 289K, V8 (90o), 4 stroke, petrol engine, located front longitudinally
4727cc, 101.6 x 72.9 mm
10.8:1
390 bhp / 291 KW @ 6750 rpm or 360 bhp / 269 KW @ 6500 rpm (Willment)
462 Nm / 341 ft lbs or 432 Nm / 319 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm (Willment)
cast iron block and head
2 valves / cylinder, OHV
aspiration: natural with 4 Weber 48 IDM Carburettors
spark plugs Autolite BF-42, firing order 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8
Borg Warner T10 Manual 4 speed gearbox
1st: 2.36/1
2nd: 1.78/1
3rd: 1.41/1
4th: 1.00/1
R: 2.42/1

1st: 2.32/1
2nd: 1.69/1
3rd: 1.29/1
4th: 1.00/1
R: 2.42/1
limited slip rear differential, 4.09/1, 2.72/1 to 4.56/1
aluminium panels on steel tubular chassis, made by AC
Suspension (fr/r) lower wishbones, upper transverse leaf spring, telescopic shock absorbers
rack-and-pinion steering
discs, all-round
Length 4150 mm (163.4")
Width 1720 mm (67.7")
Height 1180 mm (46.5")
Wheelbase 2286 mm (90")
Track (fr/r) 1308 mm (51.5") / 1333 mm (52.5")
1050kg


Results in WSCC

Season races for GT 2.0+
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Targa Florio Spa Consuma Nurb Rossfeld Le Man Reims Freiburg Tourist Trophy Sierra Montagna TdF Brigde Hampton Paris
Team 2000km 12h 500km Hill climb 1000km Hill climb 24h 12h Hill climb Hill climb 500km 1000km
Shelby American Inc, CSX2287 #14, fire #10, 4th #1, 22nd #6, disqua lified* #14, gear box #22, 11th #186, mecha nical * *
Shelby American Inc, CSX2299 #17, in entry list #5, 4th #15, over heating #21, 3rd #188, wheel bearing
Shelby American Inc, CSX2300 #187, eng ine * *
A.C. Cars Ltd, A98 #3, acci dent in entry list
Ed Hugus #7, in entry list
Willment Racing Team, CSX2130 #24, 5th
Total points
28
7 7 14
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 14/6 1/0 1/1 1/1 3/1 2/0 3/3 3/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
Shelby American Inc
Bob Holbert 14 10
Dave MacDonald 14, 17 10
Lew Spencer 17
Phil Hill 1 22
Dan Gurney 5 15 21
Bob Bondurant 5 15 187
Innes Ireland 14
Jochen Neerpasch 6 14 187
B. S. Cunningham
Chris Amon 6
A.C. Cars Ltd
Jack Sears 3
Peter Bolton 3
Ed Hugus
Ed Hugus 7
Willment Racing Team
Bob Olthoff 24
Ford France
André Simon 186
Maurice Dupeyron 186
Maurice Trintignant 188
Bernard de Saint-Auban 188

*B. S. Cunningham entry
* *Ford France entry


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Drawings

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Borg-Warner T-10 gearbox

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