1964 Cooper Monaco Racer / CM364 Vehicle Information

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1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

1964 Cooper Monaco photograph

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Racer
Chassis #: CM364
High bid of $200,000 at 2007 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction. (did not sell)
High bid of $185,000 at 2011 Automobiles of Arizona by RM Auctions. (did not sell)
Six Type 61 Cooper Monacos were built and sold to the USA. Four went to Shelby American, were powered by the Ford 289 V-8 and called the King Cobra. One went to John Mecom. This car CM/3/64 went to Jack Brewer and was raced with a 327 Chevrolet V-8. It is chassis number CM 3-64 and is one of the last Cooper Monaco sports racers constructed. It is visually similar to the Shelby King Cobras though it is fitted with a 327 cubic-inch V8 with Hillborn injectors, a MCD transaxle, Eaton halfshafts, S-W instruments and Ford linkage. It was sold originally as a rolling chassis to Jack Brewer of Elmira, New York who fitted the car with those above-mentioned components. During the assembly, changes were made, as necessary, to the body to accept the mechanical components. Holes were cut for the transaxle and velocity stacks, another hole was made in the hood to help with cooling, and the exhaust was re-routed, moving the cooling system and putting the short pipes straight up.

It had success in SCCA and USRRC Competition as well as period racing history at Bridgehampton. Documentation includes time sheets from Watkins Glen and hill climb history at Whiteface Mountain.

The car has changed hands on a number of occasions, and used in various types of competition such as SCCA events in the late 1960s by Tom Foreman. It was sold in 1970 and brought to 'A' sports racer specifications. A rebuilt began in the late 1970s bringing it back to its original specification. The process was completed in 1984. It was used extensively in history competition since that time, receiving a nut and bolt restoration in 2006. It is finished in an all-American red, white and blue scheme.

In 2007 the car was brought to the Monterey Sports & Classic Car Auction presented by RM Auctions, where it had an estimated value of $300,000 - $400,000. Bidding reached $200,000 but was not enough to satisfy the vehicles reserve. The lot left the auction unsold.


By Daniel Vaughan | Mar 2018


2011 Automobiles of Arizona by RM Auctions

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $250,000-USD $300,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)
USD $185,000

2007 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $300,000-USD $400,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)
USD $200,000

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1964 sales)
1964 Cooper Monaco King Cobra
Sold for USD$600,000
  2009 Mecum - Original Spring Classic Auction - 22nd Year
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1964 Cooper Monaco's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1964 Cooper Monaco Type 61 Racecar 2015 Auctions America California$115,000  
1964 Cooper Monaco Race CarCM3642011 Automobiles of Arizona by RM Auctions$185,000$250,000$300,000
1964 Cooper Ford King CobraCM/6/642010 RM Auctions Sports & Classics of Monterey$425,000$600,000$800,000
1964 Cooper Monaco 2007 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction$200,000$300,000$400,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Cooper Monaco MKI Type 571959 Sports Racer
Chassis Num: CM-1-59
Engine Num: 430/30/1164
Chassis information for the Cooper Monaco1964 Racer
Chassis Num: CM/6/64
Chassis information for the Cooper Monaco1964 Racer
Chassis Num: CM364


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