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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1965
Numbers built:1
Introduced at:1965 Turin Auto Show
Designed by:Peter Brock for Fantuzzi
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 26, 2009
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 Designer corrected  
This body was not designed by Pete Brock and not built at Fantuzzi. It is a take-off on Brock`s design done at Ghia to meet the following year 1966 CanAm specification: wiper, lights
 Why Shelby did not continue with the project  
On page 277 of The Cobra-Ferrari Wars by Michael Shoen, Ray Geddes is quoted: "I had some money for a mid-engine car by De Tomaso, so I took that and used it the Championship.

Thus the money promised to De Tomaso was used for the 1965 Cobra racing program in Europe. De Tomaso wasn't happy.

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