2009 Shelby Daytona Coupe Le Mans Edition
Based on the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe built by Superformance and also designed by Peter Brock, the Le Mans Edition has been upgraded in the spirit of the original racecar. To enhance both the looks and performance of the Daytona Coupe, Exotic Auto Restoration has designed new body and interior components that blend seamlessly with the rest of the car. Named for the Le Mans 24 Hour race that the Daytona Coupe won in 1965, this package includes the following: Group 5 fender flares front and rear, Wider 18-inch wheels and tires, Heavy duty Bilstein shocks and H&R springs, Functional billet aluminum top and side hood louvers, Reclinable Alcantera suede seats with “Le Mans Edition” embroidery, Brushed billet aluminum dashboard with aircraft-style toggle switches, “Le Mans Edition” gauges with 200 mph speedometer and 10k rpm tachometer, and a Suede Momo racing steering wheel.
Customers can choose from a variety of motors based on the Ford 351 Windsor block. Powering this particular Daytona Coupe Le Mans is a Roush 402R V8 producing 530 horsepower and 515 lb-ft torque mated to a Tremec T56 6-speed transmission.
In addition, a track-oriented version is also available. Only six will be built (two have been pre-sold, leaving four available) in this configuration to commemorate the six original racecars, each featuring an authentic Shelby-built V8. Adding to the standard Le Mans Edition components, this package includes the following: 6-point roll cage, Lightweight wheels with 2.5-inch locking nut, 14-inch, 6-piston brakes front, 13-inch, 6-piston brakes rear, Carbon fiber front splitter and rear diffuser, A/C delete, Carpet delete, Full race seats with 6-point harnesses, Quick-release steering wheel, Dash-mounted programmable ignition module, Dash-mounted brake bias controls, Shelby aluminum block 351 V8 bored and stroked to 427ci, 560 horsepower and 530 lb-ft torque, Tremec TKO-600 transmission and Full dry sump lubrication system.
The Daytona Coupe Le Mans Edition can be seen in person at the Pasadena Art Center Car Classic on Sunday, July 19. For additional information on the Daytona Coupe Le Mans Edition visit on the web at www.carsbyexotic.com