Designed by Peter Brock were only 6 originally produced with Carroll Shelby. It was racing success on par with Ferrari ("gold" period of American racing Cars). Afrer C. Shelby start working under .. Ford GT40.
Now one quetly good copy in Assetto and more complete history range..
Visually. Exterior forms and lines remind Ferrari 250 GTO, but it feels like proper American muscle car with those rims, sided double exhause system and all other details. Interior is very "spartan" (something cool can be founded in this) and aimed to racing, but added few design elements, which make it more like modern modificitaions or replicas. 10 color schemes (all with double stripes at center). Included "lodb" for PC perfomance.
Sound. Custom project from Shelby Cobra 427 and it's almost perfect. Respect to someone talented..
Physics. 390 Hp, 462 Nm of torque in Ford Windsor V8 engine. Max speed 298 km/h. In virtual replication all work with aerodynamic was aimed to reach this max speed result, as was really in history (aero tunnel was no available for Shelby at this period ;-)) Cobra 427 was too slow at straight, be cause of big aero drag - this is also was one of reasons why Daytona project was started actually and of-course to win against 250 GTO. So, personal result 303 km/h at Le Mans track. Center of gravity as well lower if compare with Cobra. Red line near 8000 RPM.. 4 longer gears.. It's can be love about to change them
PS (IMO). This Car is amazing about drive. Would like to have such one for spring-summer-autumn drives...Sport/Racing and so gentle.
Few links/facts to read and learn about Shelby Daytona 1964-1965