1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft

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Stock #
Engine Size
427 V8
Transmission Type
5 Speed Manual
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Stock #
Engine Size
427 V8
Transmission Type
5 Speed Manual


Backdraft! Ford 427ci Crate V8 (480hp) 5-Speed Manual, Low Miles, Blackout Pkg

1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft


Check out this beautiful 1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft! This unique Cobra has an eye catching shimmering Black Magic Paint finish, Painted Dark Silver and Red Stripes, Black Leather Interior with Diamond Red Stitching, Black Knock-Off Style Wheels, Black Roll Bar, Black Side Pipes and plenty of other Blacked Out Components that's sure to turn heads wherever you go! With just over 1K miles on the clock, this roadster is ready for whatever adventures lie ahead! Under the hood of this 65' sits an Iconic Built Ford 427ci Stroker V8 Crate Engine making 480 Horsepower mated to a T5 Speed Manual Transmission! The engine bay of this Cobra looks great! The Aluminum Radiator, Electric Cooling Fan, Holley 750 cfm Carburetor, Edelbrock E-Street Aluminum Cylinder Heads, MSD Distributor and Coil, Ford Racing Valve Covers, Aluminum Edelbrock Intake Manifold, Aluminum Water Pump, Serpentine Setup with Aluminum Pulleys, along with a Blacked Out Coolant Reservoir and other components are sure to catch some attention at your local car show! Power is put to the pavement though a BMW Independent Rear Axle with Posi. This Cobra is an absolute blast to drive and there's plenty of power on tap as well! You can stop with ease thanks to the equipped Power Disc Brakes on all 4 corners of this roadster too!

The interior of this Cobra is absolutely gorgeous! Take a look inside to see this 65' sporting Bucket Seating, Black Leather Upholstery with Diamond Red Stitching throughout, Black Carpeting, Red 4 Point Harnesses with Cam Lock, Push Button Start, Floor Shifter, beautiful Gauges and Switches, along with Floor Mats as well! The underside of this Backdraft looks immaculate! You won't hesitate to place a set of mirrors underneath this Cobra any day of the week to display the great condition of the Frame, Floors, Fuel Tank, Fuel and Brake Lines, Independent Front and Rear Suspension with Struts up front, Red Painted Sway Bars Front and Rear, Steering Components, Disc Brakes all around, T5 Transmission, Hydraulic Clutch, Explosion Proof Bellhousing, Large Moroso Oil Pan, High Torque Starter, along with the Aluminum Radiator and Electric Cooling Fan!

Overall, this 1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft is one stunning roadster inside and out! Traveling along with this roadster is a binder containing the Assembly Manual along with vehicle specs and parts information. This gorgeous Cobra won't last long so call us today before it's gone!

Titled as 1965 Cobra Replica

Call us today and let VMS park your dream in your driveway! 248-974-9513



427ci Stroker V8 Crate Engine
Engine # 6K18
- Dart Engine Block
Serial # 427144T
Edelbrock E - Street Aluminum Cylinder Heads

Holley 4150 4 Barrel Carburetor
- Vacuum Secondaries
- Straight Boosters

5 Speed Manual T5 Transmission
Transmission # 1352 – 065 – 922
- Tag: 1352 251 14793

Front Suspension – Independent
Rear Suspension – Independent
BMW Independent Rear Axle
- Posi
- Ratio: Approximately 2.95:1

Front Wheels – 18”
Rear Wheels – 18”
Front Tires – 245/40ZR18
Rear Tires – 295/40ZR18

Front Brakes – Power Disc
Rear Brakes – Power Disc

Side Pipes
Glasspack Style


- Paint is Excellent
- Pin Stripes look Great
- Stone Guard
- Side Pipes look Good
- Driver Side Roll Bar
- Trunk Opens Smoothly


- Frame Is Solid
- Welds are Nice
- Braces are Solid
- Explosion Proof Bell Housing
- Nose looks Great


- 4 Point Harness
- Upholstery looks Great
- Steering Wheel looks Good
- Dash Pad looks Good


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