This Factory Five Daytona Coupe is a Beautiful Replica You Can Buy on eBay
Some people consider replica cars something to be looked down upon. While the history of vehicle does play a huge part in making a car valuable, the appeal of building a kit car isn't something that should be overlooked. When it comes to a car like the Daytona Coupe, your only option is to go with a replica considering there are only six of them in the world...and they're valued at around $8 million apiece. Instead of hoping you end up with a winning Powerball ticket,, you could simply save up and go with a Daytona Coupe replica, like this one from Factory Five. It's for sale on eBay for a cool $65,000. RELATED: See Photos of the 2015 Superformance Shelby Daytona Coupe
This Type 65 Coupe definitely looks the part with a blue exterior finish and white stripes—not to mention a nice selection of period correct decals on the sides of the hood. Under that hood lies a 5.0-liter 402R Roush V8 that's good for 515 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque. A Tremec TKO 5-speed transmission is your access point to all that power, and Wilwood brakes with stainless steel lines will do their best to help you keep things under control.
Inside, there's a mahogany wood steering wheel that's removable, making for ease of access. Considering that the Kirkey racing seats are substantial units, and that you don't want to brand yourself by kissing the side-pipes with your leg, that quick release wheel is a welcome option.
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Vintage style gauges from Auto Mater are tastefully arranged on the dash and a Halon fire suppression kit adds to the authentic racing look while also providing some piece of mind.
If you're the kind of person who values pedigree above all else, this car isn't for you. If you're the kind of person who is perfectly happy getting the feeling of driving a timeless vehicle instead of actually doing so, then this is most definitely a car for you. It won't win concours events, or be written up in Robb Report, but it'll put a smile on your face each and every time you take it out for a drive.
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