For Sale: 1965 Shelby Cobra in Plymouth, Michigan

Vehicle Description

1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft


Check out this incredible Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra! This Cobra has only 1,959 miles and it's sporting Pepper White Exterior Paint with Black Magic Painted Racing Stripes, Silver Vinyl Fender Stripes,18'' Knock-Off Style Wheels, Driver Roll Bar, Hood Scoop, Fender Extractors, Side Pipes, and Blacked-Out Components all around! Inside, this roadster is equipped with a Black Interior with Leather Bucket Seats, 4-Point Cam-Locking Harnesses, Push-Button Start, 3-Point Wood and Polished Aluminum Steering Wheel, Speedhut Dashboard Gauges, Polished Floor Shifter, and ample room in the Carpeted Trunk for your car show essentials!

Under the hood sits a Ford 427ci Stroker V8 Crate Engine with Edelbrock Aluminum Cylinder Heads, an Edelbrock Victor Jr. Aluminum Intake Manifold, and Holley Sniper Electronic Fuel Injection! The engine bay of this roadster is stunning and the multitude of polished components installed are sure to turn heads at your local car show! Power is sent to the rear tires through a Tremec TKO600 5-Speed Manual Transmission and a BMW Independent Rear End with approximately 3.42:1 Gears and Posi! This Cobra is a blast to drive and stopping power is provided by 4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes. The underside of this Cobra looks amazing like the rest of the car! Take a look underneath to see the nice condition of the Frame, Floors, Fuel Tank, Manual Rack and Pinion Steering, and the Independent Front and Rear Suspension!

This Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra is a stunning ride that's ready for your local car show or cruise! Traveling along with this roadster its 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!

Thank you for your interest in this New Arrival. Our team is in the process of inspecting and servicing this vehicle. Please allow roughly 4-6 weeks once you have paid in full to accept delivery. Please contact a member of our sales team for more information.

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

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Ford 427ci Stroker Crate V8 Engine
Aftermarket Dart Block
- Victor Jr. Aluminum Intake Manifold
- Billet Aftermarket Distributor
- MSDBlaster SS Coil
- Aluminum Core Radiator with Electric Fan
- Powder Coated Aluminum Pulleys and Brackets. (Serpentine Belt)
- PowerMaster Alternator
- Aftermarket Aluminum Water Pump
- ARP Fasteners in Absolutely Everything Down to The Water Pump and Intake
- Hydraulic Roller Camshaft
- MLS Head Gaskets
- Moroso Steel T Oil Pan
- B&M High Torque Starter
- "5494 FP" Stamped into Block
Serial # VMS427E S100041
Edelbrock 205E Aluminum Cylinder Heads
- Dual Valve Springs with Dampers
- Scorpion Full Aluminum Body Roller Rockers. (1.6 Ratio)
- ARP Head Bolts
- AFR Pushrod Guide Plates
- Hardened Pushrods
Electronic Fuel Injection
- Holley "Sniper" Throttle Body Injection
- In-Tank Electric Fuel Pump
- Aluminum AN Summit Fuel Filter

Tremec TKO600 5-Speed Manual Transmission
Transmission # C - 2605865
- Quicktime Explosion-Resistant Bellhousing
- Hydraulic Clutch with Wilwood Master Cylinder
- Centerforce Clutch
- 2.87 First Gear Ratio
- .82 Overdrive Ratio
- Tag: TR3550 - 9 TCET4617 AF 0005

Front Suspension - Independent
Rear Suspension - Independent
- Rack and Pinion Steering (Manual)
- Front Suspension is on Ride-Height Adjustable, Aluminum Body Struts
- BMW Lower Front Control Arms
BMW Independent Rear End
- Gear Ratio: Approximately 3.42:1
- Posi

Front Wheels - 18"
Rear Wheels - 18"
Front Tires - 265/35ZR18
Rear Tires - 295/40ZR18

Front Brakes - Power Disc
Rear Brakes - Power Disc

Side Pipe Exhaust
- Ceramic Coated Headers

- Paint is Excellent
- Body Lines are Straight
- Stripes look Great
- Tow Hook
- Doors and Trunk Operate Smoothly
- Driver Side Roll Bar
- Signature Fuel Fill

- 4-Point Harnesses
- Upholstery is Clean
- Carpet is Clean
- Wood Steering wheel
- Dash is Clean
- Shifter is in Good Condition
- Trunk is Clean
- Gauges Faces are Clean

- Paint looks Great
- Frame is Solid
- Removable Crossmember
- Welds look Good
- Nose is in Great Shape
- Tie Downs

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-1578805
  • Price: $99,900
  • Location:Plymouth, Michigan
  • Year:1965
  • Make:Shelby
  • Model:Cobra
  • Exterior Color:Pepper White
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:1959
  • Stock Number:8G1MT1049

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Vanguard Motor Sales
15100 Keel St
Plymouth, MI 48170
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