K2RDT8u4FXYThe 1962 Shelby Cobra CSX 2000 | Heritage on Four Wheels Gent on the street 31 July, 2016 At the end of August, the first ever Shelby AC Cobra will be sold at auction in California. Built in 1962 by Le Mans winner turned entrepreneur, Carrol Shelby, the Cobra combined the powerful V8 engine with the British AC Ace sportscar. With less than a thousand models made, the “CSX 2000” chassis number, identifies this as the first ever Shelby Cobra car built. Now auctioned to raise funds for the Shelby foundation which provides funding for research into Childhood illnesses, the Cobra CSX 2000 is expected to garner large bids. The Auction will be held by RM Sotherby’s in Monterey California from 19-20 August.