2004 Ford Shelby Cobra Concept 

Ford Special Project Codename: Daisy

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- Ford Special Project Codename: Daisy
- Built by Ford with full cooperation and participation of Carroll Shelby
- Driven and tested for more than 150 miles by Carroll Shelby at Irwindale Speedway in California
- Carroll Shelby said of Project Daisy, “There are so many things left in the world that I want to do … and building a new Cobra is number one.”
- Chris Theodore, former Ford VP of Product Development, oversaw the design and build of Daisy along with Carroll Shelby and J Mays, GVP Ford Design
- Introduced at the 2004 Detroit North American International Auto Show, where it was awarded Best in Show by “Autoweek” magazine
- 1 of 1 fully functioning Project Daisy concept car intended for production
- Titled and plated for the road
- Prototype engineered welded and bonded space frame, made up of billet aluminum plus castings and extruded aluminum sections sourced from the Ford GT
- 6.4L/605 HP DOHC 40-valve aluminum V-10 with dry sump lubrication—1 of 4 specialty V-10 engines produced by Ford Advanced Powertrain
- Power is transferred through a torque tube to the rear mounted Ricardo 6-speed Ford GT manual transaxle
- Currently owned by Chris Theodore, who purchased Daisy in November 2017
- Proceeds of Chris Theodore's purchase were used towards the restoration of the Fair Lane mansion, the home of Henry and Clara Ford
- Restored to running form by Technosports of Livonia, Michigan, assembler of the original Cobra Concept chassis
- Fitted with a new twin-plate clutch, flywheel, wiring harness, spark plugs, mufflers and all fluids
- New output shaft made to original specifications by Livernois Motorsports of Dearborn Heights, Michigan
- Hydraulically operated power hood
- Tungsten Grey Metallic exterior with Silver stripes
- Blue and Black interior with aluminum trim
- Daisy is barely longer than a Mazda Miata, yet thanks to the rear mounted traxsaxle, provides a spacious interior with more legroom than a Ford Crown Victoria
- 2005 Ford GT front and rear suspension, Power assisted rack-and-pinion steering and Brembo cross-drilled and ventilated disc brakes with 4-piston monoblock calipers
- Includes both original BF Goodrich Racing Slicks (not for road) mounted on BBS Billet show car wheels, and the BBS 3-piece wheels and Goodyear tires fitted during Carroll Shelby's drive at the Irwindale Speedway
- Featured on one hour “Rides” television episode “Codename: Daisy”
- Driven by Jay Leno on “Jay Leno's Garage” Season 6, Episode 1 with Donald Osborn and Chris Theodore
- Hero car driven by Ice Cube in the movie “XXX: State of the Union”
- Appeared at the 2018 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance
- Shown at the 2018 Concours d'Elegance of America in Plymouth, Michigan
- Subject of the award-winning book, “The Last Shelby Cobra” by Chris Theodore
- Letter of Authenticity from Ford Motor Company included
- Build book presented to Ford CEO, Nick Scheele, included
- Ford Shelby Cobra Promotional Brochure included
- Extensive photographs taken during design and development with Carroll Shelby included
- Listed in the Shelby Registry
- Must be sold to an out of state resident or licensed dealer

Reference Number 655289

as of 6/17/2021

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Monterey, CA 93940  Fax  +1 262-275-3424  State  California
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