Cobra Daytona Coupe
#56 "Ford of France" coupe
1:18 scale die-cast model
CSX2300, Alan Mann team car
1965 Nürburgring drivers Jo Schlesser & André
Edition by Exoto--only 3500 1965 Schlesser/Simon Nürburgring
coupes are scheduled for production, with a 10,000 guaranteed
limit on production. Each car is individually serial-numbered.
of France Coupe") historical footnotes:
Daytona Coupe (Nürburgring, Germany, 1965, drivers Jo Schlesser
and André Simon, painted white with
This car competed in five FIA races in 1964 & '65. Nürburgring
was its first race as an Alan Mann team car, where it took 3rd
place in GTIII. It was restored by Mike McCluskey in 1983, and
until 1999 was owned by Carroll Shelby. During that time it was
painted dark blue and emblazoned with #98 meatballs.
long by 4" (10.cm)
$10 UPS shipping in the U.S.
We again have a limited quantity
of this Coupe in stock.
the Exoto Daytona Coupe Viking Blue
Exoto Daytona Coupe #5 (Gurney/Bondurant 1964 LeMans Winner--GT III
Class) car is
now completely out of production, and the
collector price has taken off. Recently we were still selling
this #5 car at $99.95; as of the date of this notice (October
1998) the going price of these highly-collectible #5 Daytona Coupes
ranges from $199 to $259 (and it's a safe bet that it'll continue
to soar); we're searching the planet to get the best price we
can and pass the savings on to you. There's little
doubt in our mind that the remaining models (#6, #15, #26 and
#59 cars) of these Exoto Daytona Coupe masterpieces will soar
similarly in value among collectors as each of them goes out of
don't take our word for it: here's a report
from AutoWeek magazine, June 22-28, 1998 issue, page 9:
is a hit!
new die-cast of the world champion Shelby Cobra Daytona Competition
Coupe was the top-seller for March-April at "Car's the Star,"
a Kansas City (Missouri, USA)-based auto art/gift gallery. It
edged the new Mercedes CLK GTR die-cast.
President Philip L. Schroeder said that the highly-detailed Daytona
is the best die-cast he's seen. "I was a bit surprised at
the demand for a $120 die-cast car," he said.
Cobra Daytona Coupe historical footnotes:
The RHS windshield wiper: The only Exoto Daytona Coupe with a
RHS (passenger-side) windshield wiper is the #6 (Amon/Neerpasch)
car... in keeping with the outifitting of the original racing
the others currently in production (#5, #15, #26, #56 and #59)
appropriately have no RHS wiper.
Several Daytona Coupe collectors have asked us why the passenger-side
seat of the original coupes (and of the Exoto die-casts) is angled
about 15° or so to the right. I phoned Pete Brock today (24
June 1998) and posed the question to him. His reply: "The
rear wheel wells of The Coupe encroached too far into the passenger
compartment for the seats to fit square; the obvious solution
(of reducing the size of the wheel well to allow the proper attitude
of the seat) was applied for the driver's side only, since in
any event there was no passenger in most competition driving."
your answer, straight from The Coupe's distinguished designer!
$9 for packaging and shipping (in the U.S.); your model will be
carefully packaged and shipped to you via either insured Priority
Mail or UPS in the U.S. and Canada.
your Exoto Daytona Coupe order with us at:
Cobra roadsters & Daytona Coupes
measurements represent INSIDE dimensions)
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display "stackable" case for 1:18 and 1:20 scale Cobra
roadsters, Daytona Coupes and GT40s. All-new,
natural-oak base, mirror-topped base AND mirror-backed cover.
10.125" long x 5.125" wide x 4" high
26 cm x 13 cm x 10 cm high
residents must add $2.97 sales tax.
especially effective display case for Cobra roadsters, GT40s
and Daytona Coupes. If you wish to open the front or rear deck
on a Daytona Coupe for display, the more-spacious DC-01 case
is a better choice.
long x 4.5" wide x 3.5" high
24 cm x 11.5 cm x 9 cm high
residents must add $2.64 sales tax.
case shipping charges-
residents add $5 to ship your display case when you're ordering
it along with a die-cast model; Canadian residents add $9.
Whitehorse Place, Suite 100
Santa Clarita, California 91387 U.S.A.
you order your Exoto Daytona Coupe model by mail, fax or email,
be sure to include your full name, your STREET address, your phone
number, credit card number & expiration date. Be sure to specify
whether you desire the:
prices shown are in U.S. dollars only.
"Standox TriCoat" Daytona. Call for current availability.
Blue #5 car (Gurney/Bondurant) OOP, BUT WE HAVE
SEVERAL REMAINING IN STOCK
Blue #6 car (Amon/Neerpasch) OOP, but we have
a few IN STOCK
Blue #15 car ("Dan Gurney for President")
#56 car (Schlesser/Simon "Ford of France Coupe") IN
Blue #26 car (Bondurant/Schlesser) IN STOCK
Red #59 car (Team Filipinetti, Sutcliffe & Harper)
OOP, but we have a LIMITED QTY IN STOCK
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