For Sale: 1965 AC Cobra in Southington, Connecticut

Vehicle Description

                   !!FOR SALE!!
1965 AC Cobra 427 ROUSH (#1022)
1,889 miles
$79,900.00 FIRM ($10k BELOW MARKET!  You cannot build this caliber of Cobra for under $120k if you can even find inventory through Backdraft)
860.919.8999

RT3 Manufactured in 2011

https://www.backdraftracing.com/ 
 
DRIVETRAIN HIGHLIGHTS
The motor is the sought after and half polished ROUSH  Racing 427R ($19,000.00 option) balanced and blueprinted boasting a huge 545HP/519 torque
https://www.roushperformance.com/engines/427-r.html 
          
*TREMEC M-7003-R58H 5 speed manual transmission with short throw shift kit
*A “true” Limited Slip Differential (LSD) with a 60/40 split rear end with 3.73 gearing ($3000.00 upgrade) versus the factory standard “open differential/single leg” with 3.55 gears.
*QUICKTIME Bellhousing ($750.00 option)
*CENTERFORCE DF Clutch Kit ($1500.00 option)
*Engine Oil Cooler and Thermostat ($500.00 option)
*MSD Ignition ($1000.00 option)
3” Billet Gilmer Pulley Set ($500 upgrade)
*Ceramic coated long tube headers ($175 upgrade)
*Roush air filter and valve covers ($500 upgrade)
*Billet motor mounts ($375 upgrade)
*High flow aluminum radiator with stainless lines
*Braided upper and lower radiator hoses ($250.00 upgrade)
*Billet PCV valve and stainless-steel line ($125.00 upgrade)
*K&N valve cover breather ($75 option)
*Billet radiator cap ($100.00 upgrade)
*Billet fan motor cover ($75.00 option)
*Aluminum finned oil filter cover ($50 option)
*Radiator Catch Can ($325)
 
EXTERIOR HIGHLIGHTS
Finished in a deep high gloss metallic black with black ghost stripes with a silver outline, stainless steel side pipes, 18” “Halibrand” authentic knock-off wheels with safety wire, 2 piece frame-mounted stainless steel driver roll bar, lemans style gas cap, stainless steel hood rivets for authenticity.
*3M paint protection ($150.00 option-front end)
*Leather rear fender “SPATS”/covers ($300.00 option)
*Lucas Tri-Bar Headlights ($150.00 upgrade)
*Hella Headlight bulbs ($50.00 upgrade)
*Custom Billet “ROUSH 427 fender emblems” ($300.00 upgrade)
 
 
INTERIOR HIGHLIGHTS
Features a full complement of high quality VDO gauges, top grain leather covered seats with piping, full leather dash, driver’s side seat slider, aluminum handle parking brake, 3-point racing belts, high quality fully carpeted cockpit and trunk.
*Heated Seats ($350 option)
“BDR” carpeted floor mats with bound edges ($100.00 option)
*ROUSH shoulder belt covers ($100.00 option)
*”Moto-Lito” real wood steering wheel ($475.00 upgrade)
*Chrome fire extinguisher with billet mount ($200 upgrade)
*Push button engine start ($200.00 upgrade)
*Billet interior knobs ($100.00 upgrade)
*Billet steering column trim ring ($100.00 upgrade)
 
 
“MISCELANEOUS PERFORMANCE/OTHER”
*Front Brakes: STOP TECH Cross Drilled Rotors with Ceramic Brake Pads ($550.00)
*Rear Brakes: STOP TECH Slotted Rotors with Ceramic Brake Pads ($125.00)
*KYB kb5529 Mono-Tube rear shocks versus Gasmatic Stock Twin Tube ($200.00)
*Stainless Steele braided brake lines ($150.00)
*ATE High Temp brake fluid flush and fill  ($50.00)
*Clear front parking/turn signal bulbs ($50.00)
*California car cover ($350.00)
 
 
OVERVIEW
The Backdraft Roadster is NOT a kit; it is a hand crafted replica of the infamous British roadster with an American V8 that captured every car lover’s heart in 1965. It combines the historic looks of the original with the modern performance underpinnings of a BMW 3 series.
BODY: The body is reinforced at strategic points for extra strength.  All the hanging components are double skinned to add extra strength to the overall structure.
PAINT WORK:  After meticulous preparation the body shell is painted using PPG paint.  The final stage of the paint work is completed with the application of several layers of clear coat to ensure a long life for your investment.
CHASSIS:  The chassis is constructed from the top grade 2 x 4 rectangular steel tubing.  The chassis is reinforced with steel plates in several areas to add strength to high stress areas.  The final phase of the chassis building is completed when it is powder coated.  This adds to the overall appearance and also helps to protect it from the environment, to help ensure a long life for your investment.
STEERING:  The car comes standard with a sport rack and pinion type steering system
FRONT SUSPENSION:  The BMW (E36) front suspension has cast lower wishbones with a coil over strut.  BDR also uses a thick stabilizer bar which adds to the overall handling of the car.
REAR SUSPENSION:  The car utilizes the BMW full I.R.S (Independent, Rear Suspension) system, with a centrally guided multi-link, 2 track control arms and one longitudinal arm.  The rear suspension is fully adjustable and features polyurethane bushings.
BRAKES:  The car features power assisted brakes BMW/ATE brakes with discs on all four corners.  With ventilated discs in the front and solid discs in the rear.

Vehicle Details

  • 1965 AC Cobra
  • Listing ID: CC-1634898
  • Price: $79,900 (OBO)
  • Location:Southington, Connecticut
  • Year:1965
  • Make:AC
  • Model:Cobra
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:1889
  • VIN:CT39910
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive
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