1964 Cobra 289 Competition

Grand Prix Classics

Grand Prix Classics is offering this Cobra 289 Competition for sale. A nicely prepared Cobra 289 with competitive race results in historic racing. A documented ownership. 

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Make: Cobra
Model: 289
Type: Competition Car
Year: 1964
Chassis: CSX2273
Color: Blue with White Stripes

History: Shelby records show AC Cars billing to Shelby American on 12/18/63. Selling on 9/23/64 to first owner Daniel Rogers. The second owner was Rick Kohler of Ohio. He traded it to noted Shelby driver Tom Yeager, for Yeager’s 1965 Shelby GT350R. It is reported that Yeager prepared the car to SCCA B Production specs and raced the car at Mid-Ohio. After a series of owners, it is still being raced. Then around 2010 it is restored by Cobra expert Mike McCluskey to full competition specs. Raced numerous times at the RMMR at Laguna Seca.

Condition: Comprehensive 2010 restoration by Cobra expert Mike McCluskey to competition specs. Outstanding body and paint. Later spec Ford block on Webers top loader 4-speed transmission. Has original chassis number stampings on front hood and rear deck lid latches, and in doors. Original frame stamp and chassis tag.

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Grand Prix Classics specializes in the buying, selling and consignment of historic racing cars and sports cars. Located in La Jolla, California, with a beautiful showroom and workshop. The business is run by founder, Mark Leonard, who is truly passionate about his work. Mark has assembled a team of dedicated professionals who contribute specific talents ranging from buying and selling to an international market, researching automotive history, to running the workshop. There are always approximately 20 cars in inventory as well as a collection of rare automotive posters, a large library of books, magazines, videos and other memorabilia.