Carroll Shelby’s Super Snake

Racing legend’s Cobra sells for record $5.5M at auction

www.detnews.com
January 22, 2007

“SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — An 800-horsepower Shelby Cobra, once the personal car of the racing veteran who developed the iconic sports car, has sold for $5.5 million at auction, a record for an American car.

The sale of the 1966 Shelby Cobra “Super Snake” brought a packed house to its feet Saturday at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction after a pair of bidders drove the price up.”

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