For Sale: 1965 Shelby Cobra in Plymouth, Michigan


Vehicle Description

1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft


Check out this stunning Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra! This Cobra has only 861 miles and it's looks amazing inside and out! Take a look at the Sterling Gray Paint finish, Silver Painted Racing Stripes, Tan Leather Interior, 18'' Aluminum Knock-Off Style Wheels, Hood Scoop, Polished Driver Roll Bar, along with the Dual Side Pipes as well! Under the hood sits an Iconic 427ci V8 Crate Engine with a Serpentine Pulley Setup, Edelbrock Aluminum Water Pump, Edelbrock Performer RPM Intake Manifold, and Edelbrock E-Street Aluminum Cylinder Heads! This V8 is being fed by a Holley Street Avenger 770 CFM 4-Barrel Carburetor with an Electric Choke and Vacuum Secondaries! Power is sent to the rear tires through a Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission and a BMW Independent Rear End with approximately 3.60:1 Gears and Limited Slip! This Cobra is an absolute joy to drive and you're sure to turn heads wherever you go! You can steer this '65 with precision thanks to the equipped Rack and Pinion Steering. Power 4-Wheel Disc Brakes allow you to stop with ease as you're cruising around!

The interior of this '65 Cobra is beautiful and it's in amazing condition! Take a look inside to see this roadster sporting a Push-Button Start, Bucket Seating with Sabelt Cam-Locking 4-Point Harnesses, Tan Leather Upholstery with Diamond Stitching, Tan Carpeting, Door Panel Pockets, 3-Spoke Wood and Polished Aluminum Steering Wheel, AutoMeter Gauges with a Reverse Sweep Speedometer, Floor Shifter, along with ample room in the Carpeted Trunk for all of your car show essentials! The undercarriage of this Cobra looks incredible like the rest of the car! Take a look underneath to see the nice condition of the Chassis, Fuel Tank, Fuel and Brake Lines, Brakes all around, Rear End, Driveshaft, Tremec Transmission, Explosion-Resistant Bellhousing, Hydraulic Clutch, Moroso Engine Oil Pan, Steering Components, Front and Rear Independent Suspension, along with the Ceramic Coated Exhaust Headers!

This Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra is a stunning ride that's absolutely ready for your local car show or cruise night! Traveling along with this roadster is the Backdraft Assembly Binder! Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this Cobra and it won't last long. Call us today before it's gone!

Built in 2017. Titled as a 1965 Ford.

Call us today and let VMS park your dream in your driveway! 248-974-9513

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Iconic 427ci V8 Crate Engine
Dart Aftermarket Engine Block
- Ignition System:
• MSD "Pro-Billet" Distributor
• MSD 6AL Ignition Box (Mounted Under Dash)
• MSD Blaster SS Coil
- Front Dressing:
• Billet Serpentine Pulleys
• Edelbrock Aluminum Water Pump
• PowerMaster 1 Wire Chrome Alternator
- Hyd. Roller Camshaft (Dogbone Style)
- Moroso Fabricated Pan
- Mini Starter
Serial # 427148T
Edelbrock "E-Street" Aluminum Cylinder Heads
- 7/16 Stud Screw in Rocker Studs
- Aluminum Body Roller Rockers (1.6 Ratio)
- ARP Head Bolts
- Dual Valve Springs with Viton Seals
Holley 770 "Street Avenger" 4-Barrel Carburetor
• Straight Boosters
• Vacuum Secondaries
• Electric Choke
• 4 Corner Idle
- Edelbrock Performer RPM Intake Manifold
- Mechanical Aftermarket Fuel Pump
- AN Braided Stainless Line and Professionally Bent Hard Line Plumbing Whole System

Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission
Transmission # 1352 - 249 0 L3071 M - 7003 - Z 39961
Crate Transmission, Information:
• Heavy-Duty "World Class" T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission with a Short Throw Shifter
• 300 Lb-Ft Torque Capacity
• Gear Ratios: 1st 2.95; 2nd 1.94; 3rd 1.34; 4th 1.00; 5th 0.63
• Double Moly 2nd Speed, 3rd Speed and Countershaft Cluster Gears
• Carbon Fiber 3 - 4 Blocker Rings
• Improved Synchronizers and Bearings
• 1/16" Diameter 10 Spline Input Shaft
• 28 Spline Output Shaft
• 7 Tooth Speedometer Drive Gear
• Cobra Style Pocket Bearing
• Steel Input Bearing Retainer
- Quicktime Explosion Resistant Bellhousing
- Hydraulic Clutch

Front Suspension - Independent
Rear Suspension - Independent
- Standard Backdraft Suspension
BMW Independent Rear Axle
- Ratio: Approximately 3.60:1
- Limited Slip

Front Wheels - 18"
Rear Wheels - 18"
Front Tires - 245/40R18
Rear Tires - 295/40ZR18

Front Brakes - Power Disc
Rear Brakes - Power Disc

Manual Rack and Pinion Steering

Side Pipes
- Ceramic Coated Headers
- Glasspack Style Mufflers

- Paint looks Great
- Stripes look Amazing
- Chrome looks Good
- Ceramic Coated Side Pipes
- Doors operate Smoothly
- Drive Side Chrome Roll Bar

- Dash is in Great Shape
- Gauges Faces are Clean
- Upholstery is Clean
- Floor Mats are in Good Condition
- 4-Point Harnesses

- Frame is Solid
- Side pipes look Great
- Fuel Lines are in Great Shape
- Oil Pan is in Good Condition

Don't miss out! Call Tom 7 days a week! 248-974-9513

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Vehicle Details

  • 1965 Shelby Cobra
  • Listing ID:CC-1470183
  • Price:$89,900
  • Location:Plymouth, Michigan
  • Year:1965
  • Make:Shelby
  • Model:Cobra
  • Exterior Color:Sterling Gray
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:861
  • Stock Number:H1MT1021

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Vanguard Motor Sales
15100 Keel St
Plymouth, MI 48170