1965 Replica / kit Backdraft Cobra RT3- Classic Edition 427/480HP 5 Speed Tremec Transmission Central Classic Cars is a Dealer for Backdraft Racing. We are not a reseller. Started in 2006. Central Classic Cars has been selling Late Model, Speciality and Collector Quality Vehicles with an emphasis on quality, low mileage vehicles. Our expansive inventory and indoor showroom allow for a relaxed buying experience. Our knowledgable staff know each piece of inventory and can provide you with detailed information. Each vehicle has been inspected. Backdraft Racing Inc was founded in January of 2001 by 2 world champion auto racers, Tony Marten and Reg Dodd. The company has evolved considerably over the past few years to established itself as one of the industry leaders in producing turn key minus drivetrain cars. Backdraft Roadsters are built in the Backdraft Racing 53,000 sq/ft state-of-the-art facility. An all new US head office and showroom, Backdraft Park, was opened in Boynton Beach in 2012. Backdraft are the leaders in high quality, authentic replicas and custom built roadsters. The Backdraft RT3 is not a kit. It is a factory built replica of the iconic British Roadster with an American V8 that continues to capture every car lovers heart. Backdraft cars are continuously improved and refined as you would expect from a class leader. All Backdraft Cobra Cars include the following: Hand laid fiberglass body w/ strategic reinforcing Genuine leather seats 2"X4" rectangular steel ladder style frame with front crush zone Base coat, clear coat painted finish Premium carpeting w/ bound edges for trunk and cockpit Overlay carpets for drivers and passenger side 18" Halibrand style wheels and tires 7 gauges with all necessary sender units Aluminum radiator with thermostatically controlled electric fan mounted w/ shroud Cooling lines and radiator overflow tank finished in polished stainless steel Battery isolator switch (red key) Lemans style fuel filler w/ a locking cap Stainless steel roll bar w/ rubber grommets and trim mounted to the frame on drivers side Stainless steel quick jacks BMW sourced power disc brakes Stainless steel engine compartment panels (cladding) Clutch master cylinder Wind wings and sun visors Windshield wipers Engine mounts for 302, 351W, FE, 460, Coyote, Chev 350 & LS styled engines Gear shift ring and boot Stainless steel side pipes w/ mild steel header tubes BMW sourced front suspension with coil over front struts BMW Sourced independent rear suspension with coil over dampers and 3:31 final drive ratio Battery Fuel and brake lines fitted Aluminum park brake lever Hood and trunk locks Complete wiring harness with electrical box Drivers side seat adjustment Options on this car Indigo Blue with White Stripes German Black Leather Leather Dash Classic Gauge Pack with Polished Bezel Heater System Tonneau Cover Cam lock Style SABELT Seatbelts Silver Ceramic Coated Headers Iconic 427 w/ Tremec T-5 Trans
In celebration of today’s date of 4/27, we report on a driving test of Superformance 427SC replicas of Carroll Shelby’s road racers
The Pick of the Day was rarely driven during 45 years ownership
Three each of high-performance Shelby Cobras and Chevrolet Corvettes are on the docket for January’s sale
This is the fourth car in a 10-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Northeast auction
Rare Ferrari 275 GTB alloy coupe and Shelby 427 Cobra roadster were stored untouched in a private garage for 26 years
It’s almost impossible to think that owners would leave their valuable cars behind or simply forget about them. But, as they say, life happens.
Carroll Shelby’s sports car legacy abounds in this highly original example
Sotheby’s estimates that CSX3040 will fetch between $2,000,000 and $2,400,000 at its Phoenix, Arizona, auction, which is scheduled for January 18-19.
This is the first featured vehicle in a 30-day Countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s 47th annual Scottsdale auction.