Inboard Cantilevered Suspension??? - What Kind of Madness Is This?
New Inventory - 1999 Shelby Series 1
This unique one owner car comes out of a Porsche enthusiast's garage - the design and Shelby heritage intrigued him enough to place an order early in the process. If you read the period Motor Trend article in 1998, you would have wanted one for yourself. You truly have to see, hear, and drive this one in person to fully appreciate it.
As noted in all the published history, the Series 1 was the only “clean sheet” design by Carrol Shelby. With this design, the team utilized exotic materials and an uncompromising layout to create Shelby’s take on the quintessential sports car.
Weighing in at only 2,650 pounds, the Shelby accelerates from 0-60 in 4.4 seconds, and the hustles through the quarter mile in 12.8 seconds at 112mph. Unrestricted, the car will go on to a 170mph top speed.
The engine was pushed well behind the front axle line (to help achieve the 50/50 weight distribution), and suspension features double wishbone with inboard cantilevered coilovers at all four corners with remote reservoirs. The chassis was a combination of aluminum honeycomb for the tub, and aluminum front and rear subframes attached within. The overall body is made of composite carbon fiber.
You can see pictures and full details here - 1999 Shelby Series 1
Please give me a call today to talk about this superb example of a Shelby icon.
Cars In Our Network
Here is a list of cars recently uncovered in our network that are looking for a new home. Give me a call or drop a note to discuss.
- 1996 Porsche 993TT - Black/Grey, 7500 miles, perfect
- 2007 Porsche GT3 - Silver/Black
- 2001 996 Turbo - Grey, tasteful mods, manual
- 996 GT3 - Silver/Black, 17K miles
Cars We Are Seeking
Here is a list of cars we are actively seeking for clients:
- Porsche 964 C2, Manual - multiple cash buyers!
- Porsche 996 GT3 - open to all examples, ready buyer
- Lancia Delta Integrale Evoluzione I or II, prefer US titled car, open to importable in next 12-18 months
- Land Rover Defender 110 - 5 door station wagon, originality desired
Please Visit Us In Person - If you are local, we would welcome you to come visit our facility in Issaquah, WA. There are always a variety of two and four wheeled things to look at in our showroom!
We work hard to present all of our cars in full transparency; with thorough documentation and detailed photography. Also, many of our sales are international, and we are able to assist with logistics with our trusted transportation partners.
Currently seeking quality consignments, and outright purchases, to add to our inventory.
If you have a car in your garage or collection you have thought of parting with, give me a call. I would love to share with you some unique ways that we market and sell cars quickly. Trades are also very welcome, and we can talk creatively on how to acquire your next car.