For Sale: 1965 Shelby Cobra in O'Fallon, Illinois

Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Dallas is excited to offer for sale a 1965 Shelby Cobra built by Emerson Motorsports. Whether you are out for a Sunday cruise, gripping turns at the track or showing off at your favorite car show this car is sure to exceed expectations.About Emerson Cobras: There are many beautiful Cobra Replicas on the road today, but Emerson Cobras stands in a league of their own. Over the last 30 years, Bill Emerson and a team of world-class engineers have hand-built just over 100 works of automotive art. Some may think that calling them automotive art is an exaggeration, but once you've seen and driven one you know it isn't. Every piece of these cars from the frame up has been well designed for performance and comfort. With a strategically longer wheelbase, slightly wider stance, custom suspension engineered by a NASCAR trained engineer, life-saving safety improvements, and a cockpit that comfortably seats drivers over 6 feet tall these cars offer a driving experience that is unmatched in its class.Key Features: Safely and comfortable seat drivers over 6 feet tall. Tuned 351W mated to a manual 5-speed transmission, Adjustable trackconforming roll bar with 3rd brake light Stainless Engine bay Custom Copper and Cream livery, Custom interior package including one-off oak dash.Engine: 351 Windsor, Standard bore, Keith Black pistons, 4130 chromium molybdenum push rods, 650cfm Barry Grant Demon carburetor, stainless steel 198 valves with hardened seats, screw in rocker studs, balanced and line bored, Crain cam and lifters, 540 lift 298 duration, double roller timing set, Crain roller rockers, pocket ported and port matched, MSD 6420 6AL Ignition Control with rev limiter, mini high torque gear starter, custom double pass oil cooler with thermostat,Transmission: 5 Speed Manual, Tremec T3550 5 Speed -Steeda Tri-Ax Shifter, Incorporated scatter shield and armored drive tunnelSuspension: Coilovers with Posi Trac Rear End Four bar floating 8.8 inch rear end with 3.87 gears, Front and rear sway barsFrame & Chasis: 2x4" box frame, 3-1/2" schedule 80 steel roll bar, Haywire wiring harness, Stainless steel fender wells and gunnels, Chrome-plated side pipes, 22gal fuel tank with bafflesWheels & Tires: American Racing - Thrust II, Michelin Pilot Sport PS2Interior: Five Point G-Force Harnesses, Foam Fire suppression system, Heater, Custom VDO gauges, Sun visor and wind wings, Custom Bear claw latch with Mercedes handles, Armored doors, Tilt steering column, Widened seat and cockpit area, Lowered floor and foot well, One-off quarter sawn white oak dashBody:, Hand laid vinyl ester body, Custom painting from Billy Brown - PPG Cinnamon Orange with Cream stripes and 4 coats of clear, Austin-Healey signals and lamps, The Hood does shut flush, future pictures will reflect that. This 1965 Shelby Cobra by Emerson is offered by our Dallas Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and an HD video at www.GatewayClassicCars .com. For additional information please call our knowledgeable staff at (817)-310-9400 or email us at [email protected] .com.

Vehicle Details

  • 1965 Shelby Cobra
  • Listing ID: CC-1666475
  • Price: $68,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1965
  • Make:Shelby
  • Model:Cobra
  • Exterior Color:Burnt Orange
  • Interior Color:Brown
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:11011
  • Stock Number:DFW1968
  • VIN:GCCDFW1968
Listed By:
Gateway Classic Cars
1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon, IL 62269

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