1965 Shelby 289 Cobra CSX2588 

The Last 289 Cobra Sold to the Public

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- CSX2588, The last Shelby 289 Cobra sold to the public and second-to-last built, the latter CSX2589 having been retained by Carroll Shelby and his family since new
- CSX2588 is the last 4-speed 289 Cobra Roadster built, CSX2589 is an automatic
- CSX2588 retains its original chassis, body, engine and drivetrain
- 289 CI 'HiPo' V-8 with aluminum intake and Holley 715 CFM 'LeMans' carburetor
- Professional repaint in its rare original color, Rouge Iris (Maroon) in 2006
- One of 56 finished in Rouge Iris
- Optioned with "Class A" accessories from new
- Delivered new to Vel's Ford Sales in Torrance, CA by Don McCain of Shelby
- Sold new to A.L. Gassaway of Long Beach, CA
- The next known owner was Barry Hauge of Burbank, CA in 1975, Hauge sold the car to Peter Sidlow of North Hollywood, CA in 1981
- Part of a 17 car liquidation auction on behalf of the FDIC at the Imperial Palace Hotel in Las Vegas, NV in 1993 to a new owner who would keep CSX2588 for 13 years
- Then purchased by noted Shelby expert and historian Colin Comer of Milwaukee, WI in 2006
- Comer performed a professional repaint in the original Rouge Iris color and sorted the car mechanically

Reference Number 582574

as of 8/31/2019

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