October fest SPECIAL!!!!!!Featured on the front cover
of Car Magazine in Nov 2001 as the epitome of how to
professionally build/paint a 1965 AC Cobra with Ghost
Flames! See article attached. Extreme Comfort with Adjustable
Air Ride Suspension!!!! Never scrape the front end again due to
speed bumps, steep driveways, etc. Allows owner to raise
vehicle at the touch of a triple control panel to the desired
height . Ideal for easily getting under the vehicle for inspection
or maintenance as needed or for easy transport! No other cobra to
date has this $15k optional custom luxury performance on
demand suspension setup! Super-performance 302 Ford
V8 Stroked to a 427 with a Competition Ford Camshaft with
comp 1.7 Rocker Roller Arm Ratio. Performance radiator setup
with triple cooling fans to prevent engine overheating in high
traffic. All edelbrock high performance ford racing parts.
Factory Professional Build (2001) (see attached
article). Performance Crate engine and high capacity
racing Edelbrock carburetor installed at build. All new parts
installed upon build (no donor parts). Top of the line of
everything. No expense spared! Period correct body, engine,
and components. All top of the line VDO gauges and BM shifter.
Finished trunk with hidden latch as well as hidden door latches.
Painted Racing Stripes and hood scoop. MSD ignition. High
performance ceramic coated stainless steel headers with high
polished stainless steel heat shields and cool wraps. Mud flaps to
prevent unwanted stone chips. Brand new Tonneau cover. Official
Cobra wind deflectors and tinted sun visors. Chrome roll bar. High
Output top of the line stereo with additional amplifier installed!
Bluetooth iphone interface sound system. Car always
garaged, adult owned and maintained, never abused. Race ready (Car
is extremely light weight (1800 pounds) and extremely fast.
Multiple first place trophy wins. Optional windshield
defroster. Functional windshield wiper setup (not just for show).
Convex roadster mirrors for maximum visibility.
Racing restraints for both passenger and driver. Finished/carpeted trunk, Custom logos, new Duracel battery. No gel coat manufacturer mold lines on the finish of the car. Entire car was sanded down professionally to ensure a smooth finish (see attached article pics for paint secrets applied to finish of car)! Not all cobras have this thin professional fiberglass paint application to prevent vibrational cracks in clear coat of car. All doors, hoods, and trunk fittings professionally designed and cut to prevent rubbing /collision with the body of the vehicle. Performance tires installed front and back for maximum traction and handling. Excellent condition with no issues whatsoever.
Dependable. Custom Beige leather seats and matching leather interior is so critical on the AC cobra Roadster in order to stay cool in Summer. Black carpeting to provide user forgiveness. That's why this beige/black plush leather interior is ideal. This car is a must have and is as close to the million dollar original by Carol Shelby as possible. Auctioned off at 1000 miles through Barrett Jackson in 2007.
The Pick of the Day was rarely driven during 45 years ownership
Three each of high-performance Shelby Cobras and Chevrolet Corvettes are on the docket for January’s sale
This is the fourth car in a 10-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Northeast auction
Rare Ferrari 275 GTB alloy coupe and Shelby 427 Cobra roadster were stored untouched in a private garage for 26 years
It’s almost impossible to think that owners would leave their valuable cars behind or simply forget about them. But, as they say, life happens.
Carroll Shelby’s sports car legacy abounds in this highly original example
Sotheby’s estimates that CSX3040 will fetch between $2,000,000 and $2,400,000 at its Phoenix, Arizona, auction, which is scheduled for January 18-19.
This is the first featured vehicle in a 30-day Countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s 47th annual Scottsdale auction.
The little red roadster started with a thunderous blast, a full-throated roar from its fat side pipes that seemed to thicken the air