The first and only American made car to win the World Manufacturer’s Championship for Grand Touring Racecars, the Daytona Coupe transformed American road racing. Originally referred to as the "Daytona Car," the coupe officially earned its name while being built for the Daytona race.
The Daytona Coupe combines innovations of the past, technology from the future and captivating style to deliver a new generation of classic muscle.
The chassis Jig-Welded parallel ladder frame of heavy wall round and rectangular steel tubing with large diameter outriggers. Frame incorporates front and rear crumple zones. Door hinge, steering column incorporated onto main chassis.
Hand laid fiberglass panels with steel tube reinforcements in all openings. Where the body points carry loads thay are reinforce with steel bars or panels. Body bonded to chassis and is completely non-stressed. Supplied painted in base coat and clear coat urethane finish. Body in aluminum optionally available.
The front sports a fully independent unequal length A-arms with adjustable coils-over telescopic shock absorbers, while the rear is also independent unequal length A-arms, with fabricated hub carriers and coil-over shock absorbers.
The recommended power source is a specially prepared Roush 351w engine with the new Tremec 5 or 6-speed transmission.
All Shelby products are supplied complete, but without engines and transmissions. The selection, purchase and installation of the drive train are the responsibility of the purchaser.