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Shelby Daytona Coupe 50th Anniversary Costs $179,995

The year was 1965 when Carroll’s Shelby Daytona Coupe became the model that dominated the World Sportscar Championship’s GT Class. Half a century later, Shelby American is proud to announce the 50th Anniversary Shelby Daytona Coupe, a limited production model that’ll spawn just 50 copies.
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First of all, it’s necessary to mention that the 2015 Shelby Daytona Coupe 50th Anniversary is extremely expensive. Delivered as a rolling chassis, each component is going to be built to order then finished by the customer or a dealer. The price of this “experience?” $179,995 for a fiberglass model, $349,995 for an aluminum Shelby Daytona Coupe.

No doubt about it, Shelby is capitalizing on the pedigree of the Daytona Coupe with this 50th anniversary limited run. But then again, you’re buying a vehicle that’s more legendary and cool than a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta or any other modern supercar. This lot also marks the first time Shelby offered an aluminum continuation Daytona Coupe, so it's a seminal moment down to the last and finest of details.

For the aluminum block 289 cubic inch V8 motor, Shelby is asking extra greenback over the price mentioned above. Told you it’s expensive, but there’s no other place willing to sell you an aluminum-bodied Shelby Daytona Coupe made according to the blueprints of the original. Standard features include a premium black leather interior, special badging, modern disc brakes, and an extra-strong frame.

Shelby American says that it will be accepting deposits on a first-come, first-served basis for both the fiberglass and aluminum-bodies Daytona Coupe vehicles. “Whether they choose an aluminum continuation car or fiberglass version, each anniversary Daytona Coupe will be issued a Shelby American serial number for documentation in the official Shelby American Worldwide Registry,” declared Joe Conway, the CEO of Shelby.

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