Shelby American Renews Planet Shelby Cobra's Dealer and License Agreements


Shelby American Renews Planet Shelby Cobra's Dealer and License Agreements

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Officials with Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc., (CSBI.PK), announced today that Planet Shelby Cobra's dealer and licensing agreements have been renewed. Under the new five year agreements, Planet Shelby Cobra can immediately resume the sale and delivery of official Shelby Cobras to its impressive base of customers.

"We're pleased that one of our most important advocates and Shelby Cobra dealers will stay in the fold," said Joe Conway, CEO of Shelby American.

"Stephen Becker, President of Planet Shelby Cobra has had a long relationship with Shelby American and its vehicles," added Neil Cummings, CEO of Carroll Shelby Licensing, Inc. "We look forward to many more years of working with Stephen to make one of the world's most famous sports cars available to the those who hunger for a truly unique American experience."

Founded by Stephen Becker, one of the world's foremost experts in Shelby cars, Planet Shelby Cobra is one of the most successful dealers in the world. In addition to offering the genuine big block, street and FIA Cobra, Planet Shelby Cobra can deliver a continuation Shelby Daytona Coupe or Shelby edition GT40. The cars are available as component rollers or completed by one of Planet Cobra's experts.

"Joe Conway and Neil Cummings are doing a tremendous job moving Shelby forward," said Stephen Becker, President and CEO of Planet Shelby Cobra. "They're continuing Carroll Shelby's legacy as the designer and builder of the most iconic and exciting sports cars in history."

From Shelby American's state of the art manufacturing facility in Las Vegas, the company builds the Cobra 427 S/C (CSX4000/6000), Cobra 289 FIA (CSX7000) and street Cobra (CSX8000) component vehicles. While still true to their heritage, these genuine Cobras incorporate subtle updates to make them even more enjoyable to own. They are available through select dealers, including Planet Shelby Cobra.

"With the 50th anniversary of the FIA Cobra in 2014 and the 427 big block Cobra in 2015, the demand for genuine Shelbys continues to build," added Becker. "There are exciting changes ahead as all the dealers work together with Shelby American to continue what Carroll Shelby started over five decades ago."

About Planet Shelby Cobra

Planet Shelby Cobra is the most trusted resource for buying and selling genuine Shelbys today. In the business for over 30 years, experts at Planet Shelby Cobra have access to unlimited contacts, databases and insider information that can help enthusiasts buy or sell a Shelby Cobra or vintage Shelby Mustang at the best possible price. Led by Stephen Becker, a well-known and respected Shelby expert, Planet Shelby Cobra offers premium customer service, unmatched experience and historically correct documentation for each vehicle sold. More information is available at

About Shelby American, Inc.

Shelby American manufactures and markets performance vehicles and related products. The company builds authentic continuation Cobras, including the 427 S/C, 289 FIA and 289 street car component vehicles. Shelby American offers the Shelby 1000, GT350, GT500 Super Snake, and GTS post-title packages for the current generation Ford Mustang, as well as the 2013 Shelby Focus ST and Shelby Raptor. For more info, visit

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