STAR CARS / 1965 Shelby GT350R

In 1965, Shelby packed up a rotating cast of six cars—a Cobra Daytona coupe, a GT40, 289 and 427 Cobras, a “stock” GT350, and this GT350 R. He took them on a 12-city tour they called the Cobra Caravan, held between mid-1965 and early 1966. Frustrated by the lack of attention and PR provided by Ford after winning the GT World Championship, the Caravan was Shelby’s very public way of making sure the country knew what they were capable of.

One of only 36 produced, and just listen to the noise of the 289 V8…

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