For Sale: 1989 AC Cobra Replica 427SC in Mount Dora (Orlando), Florida

$100,000 (OBO)

Vehicle Description

COBRA 427SC ROADSTER

A BEAUTIFUL 1989 ERA COBRA S/C (SEMI / COMPETITION) ROADSTER WITH AN ORIGINAL 1966 FORD COBRA "427" CUBIC INCH SIDE OILER FE MOTOR ( 550 +H.P.), FRESHLY REBUILT, WHICH CARRIES CORRECT HOLLEY CARB, 4 X3" RECTANGULAR -MIG & TIG WELDED-TUBE FRAME, JAGUAR SALISBURY REAR-END WITH DANA 44 GEARS & 1/2 SHAFT CONTROL ARMS AND AN ORIGINAL FORD T-10 'TOP LOADER' 4- SPEED GEARBOX WITH CORRECT 'REVERSE FACING' SHIFTER. SHE'S FINISHED IN COBALT METALLIC GUARDSMAN BLUE W/ WHITE LEMANS STRIPES AND ORIGINAL BLACK LEATHER BUCKETS. IT FEATURES THE SELDOM SEEN BONUS OF A BLACK EVERFLEX SOFT TOP WITH FRAME / SIDE WINDOWS (NEVER USED) AND WOOL CARPETS. IT HAS THE CORRECT HALIBRAND-TRIGO 'STARBURST' MAGS W/ WIRED-DOWN "HALIBRAND" KNOCK-OFFS & WIDE PROFILE TIRES , CORRECT SINGLE CHROME ROLLBAR, CORRECT / ORIGINAL FIVE POINT RACING HARNESSES, ORIGINAL WOOD STEERING WHEEL WITH 'AC BRISTOL' HORN BUTTON AND 'AC' STAINLESS PEDALS. BUILT NEXT TO THE REAL DEAL COBRA OWNED BY THE FIRST OWNER. WE REPLACED THE ORIGINAL "QUICK JACK" BUMPERS WITH CHROME NERF BARS BUT, THE TALBOT RACING MIRROR, AND ORIGINAL S-W TACH / GAUGES WERE RETAINED. THIS IS A "STREET VERSION" S/C WHICH EXISTENCE CAN BE VERIFIED IN ANY SHELBY COBRA BOOK AND ONE OF ONLY A HANDFUL OF ERA'S NOW BUILT WITH SIDE EXHAUST 'DELETE' . HAVING OWNED NUMEROUS COBRA'S WITH SIDEPIPES, WE GREW TIRED OF 'BURNT CALF' BEING ON THE MENU.
THERE'S ONLY 3,984 MILES ON THIS UPGRADED MONSTER. SHE'S ADDITIONALLY "ERA" OPTIONED WITH THE LUCAS 'RECTANGULAR' TAIL LIGHTS, FUNCTIONAL "INTEGRAL" HOOD SCOOP (NOT THE CHEAP SCREWED-ON VERSION), CORRECT KNURLED DASH KNOBS, LOCKING HOOD HANDLES, EMERGENCY BRAKE HANDLE, SUPPLEMENTAL COOLING PACKAGE, OIL COOLER, LUCAS 'PL' STAR HEADLIGHTS, CHROME ROLL BAR, BRASS CORE RADIATOR, "PIN-DRIVE KNOCK-OFF'S, FULL THICK ORIG. 'BRIDGE-OF-WEIR'- LEATHER, PLEXI-GLAS WIND-WINGS, AND EVEN AN ORIGINAL FLY-BACK LICENSE PLATE BRACKET W/ ORIGINAL CALIFORNIA DEALER PLATE.
THIS GREAT CAR WAS BUILT FOR A DOCTOR IN CALIFORNIA AND TITLED IN 1989 USING AN ORIGINAL SHELBY 427SC COBRA HE OWNED FOR SIDE-BY-SIDE, ''DEAD-ON MATCH COMPARISON. I BOUGHT IT UNDER AN ACQUISITION ORDER FOR THE HEIR TO THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER FORTUNE WHO LATER TRADED IT ON A BIG BLOCK VETTE. I KEPT IT AS A BACK-UP DISPLAY FOR OUR ALUMINUM COBRA FOR OUR CAR MUSEUM FOR THE LAST 17+ YEARS. PLEASE, DO NOT COMPARE THIS TO THE CHEAP KNOCK-OFF'S OUT ON THE MARKET. ERA IS WELL KNOWN FOR BUILDING THE BEST INCH-FOR-INCH, DEAD-ON, 'GLAS COBRA FOR 30+ YEARS PLUS, WITH AN IT'S ORIGINAL 427 MOTOR IT'S A CLOSE AS YOU'LL EVER COME TO THE REAL DEAL. $100,000, OFFERS.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-455544
  • Year:1989
  • Make:AC Cobra Replica
  • Model:427SC
  • Exterior Color:Guardsman Blue
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:3938
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Stock Number:ERA w/REAL 427 Side-Oiler V8
  • Trim Level:ERA 427SC
  • VIN:ERA-189
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Mint
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive