Carroll Shelby asked, “’Is it going to work?’ and I said I think so.” Then Peter Brock shared the sketches with his coworkers. “It was so ugly, they thought, that they didn’t want to have any part of it.” Can you imagine an icon like the Shelby Cobra Daytona being shunned by Shelby’s staff? For being ugly?! It’s what happened.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/03/03/shelby-cobra-daytona