1966 AC Shelby Cobra 427 SC recreation car inspired by CSX 3045. This award winning Cobra replica is built upon the rock solid Factory Five Racing MK4 platform with a lot of useful options like the 3 link rear suspension, Koni coil over racing shocks at all four corners. It has upgraded SS side pipes and twin Stainless roll bars for added safety. Equipped with the Vintage Air heater & defrost system and windshield wiper kit. Full Auto-Meter gauge package + fuel pressure gauge under the hood. This is a drivers car! Nimble handling with plenty of power from the high performance small block Ford. Engine has Trick Flow Track Heat GT 40 heads with roller rockers, E-303 cam engineered for FI performance and it has that nice loopy sound at idle, Edelbrock Air Gap performance intake with FiTech fuel injection (FiTech FI gives the engine the vintage look of a carburetor with cutting edge technology that learns as you drive and is fully programmable) it has an MSD billet ignition, performance alternator, BBK SS ceramic coated headers, oil filter relocation set up with Mishimoto oil cooler. The entire engine is custom painted in Blackout treatment and looks awesome. Power gets to the ground through a Tremec 5 speed manual with performance clutch and Ford Racing 8.8 rear end with Track-Loc 3.55 gears.
This Cobra has a awesome sound system too with Pioneer head unit, 6 JBL speakers, 2 high power amps and a custom Rockford Fosgate sub woofer, Bluetooth with remote. Other options include Simpson 5 point racing harnesses (in case you want to autocross, although this vehicle has never seen the track, adjustable drivers seat, authentic Shelby Cobra shifter, proper Shelby badges, both wood and leather steering wheels, custom Shelby Cobra premium car cover, carpeted trunk, hidden LED lighting for cockpit and trunk.
Custom paint in World Rally Blue with Confidential White Le Mans stripes buried in the DuPont clear coat. At first glance it looks like the traditional Guards blue with Wimbledon White stripes. As you get up close you can see it’s been kicked up a notch. You’ve got to see this paint in person to appreciate it. If you’re looking for a Cobra, here is your chance to own a classic component car that out performs the original at a fraction of the cost. And you won’t be afraid to drive it. You’ll be hard pressed to find a better one for the price.
After more than six decades of continuous production, the last Bentley 6¾-liter V8 engine was assembled at the Crewe, England, factory on June 2, ending the run of the longest-serving V8 design in history. The final L-Series engine was handcrafted by a team of seven people, according to a Bentley news release, and “will spend […]
Although it seems likely that the emphasis this year might be on moving rather than in-a-parking-lot gatherings, the 2020 Collector Car Appreciation Day has been set for July 20, the date announced by the SEMA Action Network. “Intended to celebrate the classics of the past and the future, the U.S. Congress has helped launch CCAD […]
Bonhams staged its inaugural “Live & Online Motoring Auction” this past weekend at Bicester Heritage in England and reports overall sales of £2 million ($2.5 million), with a sell-through rate of 76 percent overall, but of 100 percent for the motorcycles on the docket. The auction house said 59 percent of the winning bids came […]
The name Mickey Thompson has mythical status. It’s a name that inspired so many to go fast. His name remains on many speed goodies to this day. For many, the name also was shrouded in mystery when Thompson and his wife were gunned down in their San Gabriel, California driveway in 1988. A former business […]
RM Sotheby’s will stage an Online Only charitable auction featuring 60 lots donated by members of the FIA motorsports community with the funds raised going to the Red Cross and Red Crescent societies for coronavirus response programs. The FIA Foundation has seeded the sale with a donation of €1 million ($1.113 million). Early donations to […]
It’s hard to believe this was nearly 50 years ago. The joy of YouTube is definitely in that one never realizes how many broadcast gems exist out there of which we only recently become aware. Videos like these remind me why I love racing – and why my perpetual passion began with races like this. […]
The 1960s were a great time for American cars, in many ways the last great era for classic US-made automobiles, especially in the luxury car segment. A highlight of that segment was the personal luxury car, designed for driving to work as easily as crossing the country in supreme comfort. Among the very best of […]
Just seven years after heavier-than-air flight was initially achieved, Charles Stewart Rolls made the first non-stop flight by airplane across the English Channel from Britain to France and back again. That historic flight took place 110 years ago, on June 2, 1910, a date that Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is commemorating as it marks 116 years […]
June 2, 1970, was a Tuesday. As usual, I arrived at the newspaper office around 5 a.m. to start working my way through the stack of paper filed overnight by the Associated Press sports wire teletypewriters. Ideally, I’d have that process finished, and also have a pretty good start on the design of that day’s […]
Modern steering wheels do more than control which direction a car goes. They’re festooned with buttons that drivers can use to make phone calls or change radio stations. But the first cars didn’t even have steering wheels. The 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen – generally considered to be the first true automobile – instead used a tiller. […]