This all-aluminum CSX9000 drivin” machine is painted 1965 Championship Guardsman Blue. The LeMans stripes and rear cove are the exposed polished aluminum coachwork. Shelby CSX9000 badging and steering wheel cap.
Shelby American introduced a new ‘Grand Tourer’ Coupe in 2007, the CSX9000. It was based on a new chassis and with coachwork once again designed by Peter Brock. Those CSX9000s were constructed of fiberglass to reduce the cost.
However, there was still demand for an aluminum-bodied Daytona Coupe built with today’s modern amenities. Two aluminum CSX9000s were built, one of which is this Daytona, CSX9011.
—Under the Bonnet—
Shelby 427 small-block with 8-stack EFI
delivers 550 horsepower
In the powerplant well:
In case you’re wondering, the engine deck is tilted up to vertical, and you’re
peering at the EFI array and windscreen through the cooling air outlet.
—In the Cockpit—
In this Coupe’s gran turismo cockpit…
—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—
The suspension has been meticulously engineered to provide the best possible handling. The CSX9000’s fully-adjustable independent suspension features unequal-length A-arms coupled with coil-over shocks. Spring combos front toe, caster, camber and rear static toe and camber all carefully set. Computer simulations and CAD were employed to achieve the final design to ensure that your Daytona stays planted on the pavement.
Round-tube space frame design that combines a ’60s-period persona, but conforms to modern packaging and engineering requirements. It’s the same advanced design that was optimized by the late Bob Negstad. The torsion stiffness of the chassis alone is in the order of 6,000-lbs. per degree.
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Hillbank Motor Sports, Dealer Lic. 80390
Located in Irvine, California