1965 Shelby AC Cobra 427 S/C by Backdraft Racing

1965 Shelby AC Cobra 427 S/C

Condition: Used
Make: Shelby
Model: AC Cobra 427 S/C
Type: Roadster
Year: 1965
Mileage: 3,875
Color: Imperial Grey, Black tripe, Red pin strip
Engine: Roush 427 SR
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Tremec TKO 600
Drive type: Rear Wheel Drive
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left Hand Drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: North Stonington, Connecticut, United States
Leather Seats

Description for Shelby AC Cobra 427 S/C 1965

2008 Backdraft Racing Roush Edition 1965 Shelby AC Cobra 427 S/C. Stunning Sterling Grey paint with bold Black strip and Red pin striping.

THIS IS NOT A KIT CAR. Hand built by TR-TEC of South Africa, with final fitting by Vintage Motorsports, North Haven CT

Buyer is responsible for pick-up or shipping.


Roush 427 SR engine, 510 hp, 515 ft/lbs. Windsor SB Ford bored and stroked to 427 cu in, 4 bolt main block, steel crank, H-beam rods, forged pistons, roller cam, dual plane intake, CNC ported aluminum heads. Holly 4-barrel carb & MSD Ignition. Polished heads, intake, pumps, pulleys, chromed alternator, etc. Roush air cleaner cover and valve covers. Silver ceramic coated headers. Oil cooler loop. Stainless braided hoses.

QuickTime bell housing with Center Force DF hydraulic clutch.

Tremec TKO 600 HD 5 spd transmission with Hurst short throw shifter (original shifter is included).5th gear ratio is 0.68.

Custom built limited slip BMW M3 differential, 3.73 ratio.

Custom Black ceramic coated stainless steel side pipes.


BMW E36/M3 based front and rear suspension. Fully ride height adjustable front and rear. Racing springs (standard springs also included). Custom quick ratio rack and pinion power steering with stainless braided hoses. Turner aluminum rear camber arms. Heavy duty front and rear sway bars. All suspension bushings and mounts have been replaced with either solid or polyurethane versions.

Wilwood Superlite HP Brakes. Six piston front and four piston rear brake calipers. Drilled, slotted and ventilated rotors, 13.06" front, 12.19" rear. Wilwood High Performance pads. Stainless braided brake caliper hoses.

American Racing Halibrand style pin drive knock off wheels. Polished aluminum with grey centers, 8" x 17" front; 11" x 17" rear.


Fully carpeted cockpit and trunk, black. Black
carpet floor mats with Backdraft logo.

Heater to keep your legs warm.

Black leather seats with red stitching.

Crow four point safety harness, Black with Red details.

Legacy vintage style gauge package. Includes 160
mph reverse speedo, 8000 rpm tach, oil pressure,
oil temp, water temp, volt, fuel level.

Power cut-off switch and fire extinguisher.

Stainless Steel roll bar.

Corsa comfort steering wheel. (Original BDR steering

wheel also included).

Ray Dot windshield mounted side mirror.

Wind Wings, tinted visors.


Fitted tonneau cover.

Fitted car cover.

Chrome Quick Jacks

This is not your typical Cobra Replica, virtually every performance feature has been upgraded. Over $77,000 to duplicate. Fully sorted, never raced, drifted or abused in any way. Always covered and garaged.

This is your chance to own an iconic sports car and save really big over buying new and upgrading to this level. Backdraft Racing has been a trusted name in Cobra replicas for many years. They are heavily involved in racing and developing their cars worldwide.