Butler Racing Black Shelby Cobra replica, 427 engine

1965 Shelby Cobra 2 Door, Convertible

Condition: Used
Make: Shelby
Model: Cobra
SubModel: Cobra
Type: Convertible
Trim: 2 Door, Convertible
Year: 1965
Mileage: 14,011
VIN: 1188068
Color: Black
Engine: Ford 427FE side-oiler
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Villa Park, California, United States
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Description for Shelby Cobra 1965

1965 Shelby Cobra ReplicaBeautiful black on black Cobra built by Ron Butler Racing. This is one beautiful Cobra, from the exterior to interior tounder the hood this vehicle boasts power and performance. This is a car you have to see in person to understand how amazing itreally is.Firing up the engine really shows you how much power this Cobra has just from the sound alone. It is so much fun to drive and makes you feel like you are in the seat of arace car yet it has all the comforts youwould want.The builder Ron Butler was acrew member of Carroll Shelby in the 60s.Carroll Shelby said of Butler Racing "Rondoesn't do anything thatisn't first-class. He is one of the few old world craftsman left."This is anextremely clean car and has always been taken care of. It was built by the best and is the closest thing to an authentic Cobra off the line. I am asking $79,000 OBO for the car.
Under the Hood
  • Original Ford cast-iron 427FE side-oiler
  • Dynoed at 558 horsepower
  • Engine built by SEMA Hall of Fame engine builder Art Chrisman of NHRA Motorsports
Gear Train
  • 4-speed manualtop loader transmission
  • Custom Jaguar E-type rear end with Dana Locker [3.54:1 ratio]
Interior
  • Moto-Lita hardwood-rimmed steering wheel and Grant Racing- quick release steering wheel
  • Black Argentine leather upholstery with black carpet throughout
  • Simpson 5 point harnesses
  • Stewart- Warner gauges
  • Leather wrapped dash
  • Lucas toggle switches.
  • Chrome fire extinguisher
  • Black cockpit tonneau covers
Suspension, Brakes
  • MG front suspension with rack and pinion steering
  • Koni adjustable coil-over shocks
  • Inboard disc brakes
Wheels and Tires
  • Custom-built aluminum 17" knockoff/pin-drive wheels shod
  • Bridgestone 255/45ZRx17" front and 335/35/ZRx17" rear
Other Additions
  • triple-chromed rollbar
  • two sets of chromed front and rear bumpers
  • chromed sidepipes
  • 16-gallon [60-litre] fuel tank
  • braided SS fuel line from tank to engine
  • braided SS brake lines with dual Tilton master cylinders