1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft


Check out this amazing Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra! This Cobra is an RT4 build and it has only 2,382 Miles! Take a look at the glossy Grigio Telesto Exterior Paint (Lamborghini color) with Racing Stripes, Decal Circle Racing Numbers, 18” Knock-Off Style Aluminum Wheels with Nitto NT555 G2 Tires, Scooped Hood, Fender Extractors, Driver Roll Bar, Quick-Jack Bumpers, LED Headlights, and the Polished Stainless Steel Side Pipes. Inside, this roadster is sporting a Black Leather Interior with Yellow Stitching, Dropped Footbox, Bucket Seating with Yellow Accent Stripes and Embroidery, 4-Point Cam-Locking Harnesses, a Push Button Start, 3-Spoke Wood and Polished Aluminum Steering Wheel, Stock Dashboard Gauges, Polished Floor Shifter, Hidden Bluetooth Audio System, and a Carpeted Trunk.

Under the forward-opening hood sits an Iconic 427ci V8 Crate Engine that’s making 480 Horsepower! This powerplant is equipped with Edelbrock E-Street USA Cylinder Heads, a Holley 770 CFM Street Avenger 4-Barrel Carburetor, Serpentine Belt Setup, Ceramic Coated Exhaust Headers, and an MSD Distributor! Power is sent to the rear tires through a Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission and a Ford 8.8” Independent Rear End with Limited Slip and approximately 3.50:1 Gears! This Cobra is a thrill to drive and it’s also equipped with 4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes and Power Rack and Pinion Steering with upgraded billet components! The underside of this ’65 looks brand new like the rest of the car! Take a look underneath to see the nice condition of the Frame, Removable Transmission Crossmember, Fuel Tank, and the Front and Rear Independent Suspension that keeps this roadster planted.

This Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra is an incredible ride with plenty of power on tap! Traveling along with this roaster is its Build Binder and a set of Spare Keys. Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this Cobra and it won’t last long! Call us today before it’s gone!

Built in 2020. Titled as a 1965 Replicar.

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Iconic 427ci V8 Crate Engine

– Serpentine Belt Setup

– 1.6 Ratio Rockers

Engine # 427382T

– MSD Distributor

– Accel Wires

Edelbrock E-Street USA Cylinder Heads

Holley Street Avenger 4-Barrel Carburetor

– 770CFM

– Electric Choke

Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission

– Quick Time Bell Housing

Transmission # 1352 251 17322

Front Suspension – Independent

Rear Suspension – Independent

Ford 8.8” Independent Rear End

– Gear Ratio: Approximately 3.50:1

– Limited Slip

Front Wheels – 18″

Rear Wheels – 18″

– GT 40 Style Wheels

Front Tires – 245/40ZR18

Rear Tires – 295/40ZR18

– Nitto NT555 G2 Tires

Front Brakes – Power Disc

Rear Brakes – Power Disc

Power Rack and Pinion Steering

Side Pipe Exhaust


– Paint looks Phenomenal

– Driver Side Roll Bar

– Doors Operate Smoothly

– Carrol Shelby Signature on the Door

– Cobra Style Fuel Fill


– Wood Steering Wheel

– Upholstery looks Great

– Carpet is Clean

– Gauges Faces are Clean

– Dash is in Excellent Shape


– Tie Downs

– Upgraded Suspension

– Frame is Painted Nicely

– Removeable Crossmembers

– Welds looks Great

– Nose is in Great Shape

– Bumperettes are in Great Shape

Don’t miss out! Call Tom 7 days a week! 248-974-9513


Price: $129,900

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Location: Plymouth, Michigan, United States