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For Sale: 1989 AC Cobra
in Mount Dora (Orlando), Florida

Classic cars for sale coast to coast This vehicle is listed by
Classic Dreamcars, Inc.
Classic Dreamcars, Inc.
206 North Highland Street
Mount Dora (Orlando), FL 32757
325-385-1945
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Description
 
COBRA 427SC ROADSTER

A BEAUTIFUL ERA COBRA S/C (SEMI / COMPETITION) ROADSTER WITH AN ORIGINAL FORD COBRA 427 CUBIC INCH SIDE OILER MOTOR ( 550 +H.P.), WHICH CARRIES CORRECT CARBS, RECTANGULAR -TUBE FRAME, JAGUAR SALISBURY REAR-END AND AN ORIGINAL FORD T-10 FOUR SPEED GEARBOX WITH CORRECT 'REVERSE' SHIFTER ( IT ACTUALLY ' CORRECTLY ' FACES THE FRONT OF THE CAR). SHE'S FINISHED IN COBALT METALLIC GUARDSMAN BLUE W/ WHITE LEMANS STRIPES AND ORIGINAL BLACK LEATHER BUCKETS. IT FEATURES THE BONUS OF A BLACK EVERFLEX SOFT TOP WITH FRAME / SIDE WINDOWS AND WILTON WOOL CARPETS. IT HAS THE CORRECT HALIBRAND-TRIGO 'STARBURST' MAGS W/ WIRED-DOWN KNOCK-OFFS & WIDE PROFILE TIRES , CORRECT CHROME ROLLBAR, CORRECT / ORIGINAL FIVE POINT RACING HARNESSES, ORIGINAL WOOD STEERING WHEEL WITH 'AC' BRISTOL HORN BUTTON AND 'AC' STAINLESS PEDALS. WE REPLACED THE ORIGINAL "QUICK JACK" BUMPERS WITH CHROME NERF BARS BUT, THE TALBOT RACING MIRROR, AND ORIGINAL STEWART-WARNER TACH / GAUGES WERE RETAINED. THIS IS A "STREET VERSION" S/C, WHICH EXISTENCE CAN BE VERIFIED IN ANY SHELBY COBRA BOOK, AND ONE OF ONLY A HANDFUL BUILT WITH SIDE EXHAUST 'DELETE' AS BURNT CALF WAS NOT ON THE MENU. ONLY 3,968 MILES ON THIS UPGRADED MONSTER MOTOR & PAINT TO INCLUDE $14,000+ IN RECEIPTS. SHE'S ADDITIONALLY ERA OPTIONED WITH THE LUCAS RECTANGULAR TAIL LIGHTS, HEATER, FUNCTIONAL HOOD SCOOP, CORRECT KNURLED DASH KNOBS, LOCKING HOOD HANDLES, EMERGENCY BRAKE HANDLE, SUPPLEMENTAL COOLING PACKAGE, OIL COOLER, LUCAS 'PL' STAR HEADLIGHTS, CHROME ROLLBAR, BRASS CORE RADIATOR AND EVEN AN ORIGINAL FLIP-BACK LICENSE PLATE BRACKET W/ ORIGINAL CALIFORNIA DEALER PLATE. THIS GREAT CAR WAS BUILT FOR A DOCTOR IN CALIFORNIA AND TITLED IN 1989 USING AN ORIGINAL 427SC HE OWNED FOR SIDE-BY-SIDE, DEAD-ON MATCH COMPARISON. PERFECT PATINA...I BOUGHT IT FOR THE HEIR TO THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER FORTUNE WHO LATER TRADED IT , AFTER DRIVING IT JUST UNDER 1,000 MILES. WE THEN SOLD IT TO A WEALTHY OKLAHOMA BUSINESSMAN WHO KEPT IT AS A WEEK-END DRIVER ON HIS JUPITER ISLAND ESTATE. HE TRADED IT AFTER TWO YEARS ON A BIG BRAKE '61 VETTE. I KEPT IT AS A BACK-UP DISPLAY COBRA FOR OUR CAR MUSEUM FOR THE LAST 14+ YEARS. DO NOT COMPARE THIS TO THE CHEAP JUNK OUT ON THE MARKET. ERA IS WELL KNOWN FOR BULDING THE BEST INCH-FOR-INCH, DEAD-ON COBRA AND WITH AN ORIGINAL 427 MOTOR (RECENT PUBLISHED SALE $35,000-MOTOR ONLY) AND ANCILLARY FEATURES, THIS CAR IS THE BEST OF THE BEST. ALLOW TIME FOR REMOVAL AND PREP.
REDUCED TO $78,500.

STOCK/INV. NUMBER: ERA w/REAL 427 Side-Oiler V8
Pricing Information
 
Asking Price
$78,500
Vehicle Location


Country
United States
 
City, State
Mount Dora (Orlando), FL
Zip
32757
Vehicle Basics

Trim Level
ERA 427SC

Odometer Reading
3938

Year
1989

VIN
ERA-189

Vehicle Category/Style
Replica/Kit Car

Convertible
Yes

Exterior Details

Vehicle Color(s)
Cobalt Guardsman Blue

Restoration History
Partially Restored

Condition of Exterior
Mint

Interior Details

Color(s)
Black

Seat Material
Leather

Accessories and Customizations


Restoration History
Unrestored

Condition of Interior
Very Good

Engine Details

Engine Configuration
V-8

Engine Size
427

Engine History
Rebuilt

Engine Condition
Running

Transmission Details

Transmission Type
Manual

Drive Train
Rear-wheel drive

 
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