My Car Quest

February 18, 2020

The Long Lost Prototype Shelby Daytona Coupe: The Saga of CSX 2287

by Wallace Wyss - When I first came to California in 1965,I was aware of Shelby American, and visited there to see the new 427 Cobra but didn’t notice the tattered Cobra Daytona coupes parked outside the plant with FOR SALE signs on them. … [Read more...]

Two Legends At Odds: Why Is It That A Ferrari 250 GTO Is Worth Six Times More Than A Shelby Cobra Daytona?

by Wallace Wyss - Just for the fun of it, let’s compare two icons of front-engined sports cars from the Sixties. One was borne out of a long tradition of building competitive sports cars, cars that took the 24 Hours of LeMans, cars that … [Read more...]

Shelby Cobra Daytona CSX2287 Then And Now

by Mike - It is amazing what a few years will do to the status of just about everything. This is well demonstrated by the Shelby Cobra Daytona CSX2287 race car. The Shelby Cobra Daytona CSX2287 is the first motor vehicle to be listed in … [Read more...]