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 RT4! Iconic 427ci Crate V8, Tremec 5-Speed Manual, Factory Built

1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft


Check out this gorgeous Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra! This Cobra was built on the incredible RT4 chassis and it has only 188 original miles! Take a look at the beautiful Monterey Red Paint finish with Painted Pearl White Racing Stripes, Dove Tan Leather Interior, 18'' Knock-Off Style Aluminum Wheels, Driver Roller Bar, Hood Scoop, Lemans Style Flip-Top Fuel Door, and the Polished Stainless Steel Side Pipes! The previous owner of this Cobra liked to cruise it around town on nice days, turning heads wherever he went! Under the hood sits an Iconic 427ci V8 Crate Engine that's making 480 Horsepower! Power is sent to the rear tires through a Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission and a Ford 8.8'' Independent Rear End with 3.55:1 Gears and Limited Slip. This Cobra is drives amazing and there's plenty of power on tap! The equipped 4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes allow you to stop this roaster nicely and you can steer with precision thanks to the Manual Rack and Pinion Steering.

The interior of this '65 Cobra is beautiful and it's in pristine condition! Take a look inside to see this roadster sporting a Push Button Start, Bucket Seating with Sabelt 4-Point Cam-Locking Harnesses, Dove Tan Leather Upholstery with Diamond Stitching, Black Carpeting, 3-Spoke Wood and Polished Aluminum Steering Wheel, Factory Dashboard Gauges, Glovebox, Polished Floor Shifter, along with ample room in the Carpeted Trunk for all of your car show essentials! The undercarriage of this Cobra looks incredible like the rest of the car! Take a look underneath to see the nice condition of the Chassis, Fuel Tank, Fuel and Brake Lines, Brakes all around, Complete Drivetrain, Steering Components, along with the Front and Rear Independent Suspension.

This Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra is an amazing ride that's absolutely ready to hit the road! Traveling along with this roadster is the Assembly 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 2019. Titled as a 1965 Cobra.

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



Iconic 427ci V8 Crate Engine
- Hyd. Roller Camshaft (Dogbone Style)
- PowerMaster Mini Starter
- Edelbrock Water Pump
- Serpentine Belt Setup
- Ignition System:
• MSD Distributor
• MSD Blaster SS Coil
• MSD 6AL Ignition Box (Under Dash)
• Ford Racing Ignition Wires
- Edelbrock "E-Street" Aluminum Cylinder Heads
- 7/16 Screw-In Rocker Studs
- Full Aluminum Roller Rockers
- Edelbrock Guide Plates
- ARP Headbolts
- Dual Valve Springs
Holley Street Avenger 4-Barrel Carburetor
- List #: 80770 - 0799
- Vacuum Secondaries
- Straight Boosters
- Electric Choke
- CFM: 770
- Edelbrock Performer RPM Intake Manifold
- Mechanical Aftermarket Fuel Pump

Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission
Transmission # 1352 251 16437
- Hyd. Clutch
- Explosion-Resistant Bellhousing

Front Suspension - Independent
Rear Suspension - Independent
- Standard Backdraft Equipment Ride-Height Adjustable Front Struts and Front Suspension
- Adjustable Rear Coilover Shocks
Ford 8.8'' Independent Rear End
- Ratio: 3.55:1
- Limited Slip

Front Wheels - 18”
Rear Wheel - 18”
Front Tires - 245/40ZR18
Rear Tires - 295/40ZR18

Front Brakes - Power Disc
Rear Brakes - Power Disc

Manual Rack and Pinion Steering

Stainless Steel Side Pipes
- Glasspack Style Mufflers


- Paint is Incredible
- Hood Fits Great
- Doors and Trunk Operate Smoothly
- Lemans Style Fuel Door


- Frame is solid
- Floors are in Good Condition
- Gas Tank is in Good Shape
- Welds look Great


- Diamond Tufted Interior
- Dash is Clean
- 4-Point Harnesses
- Steering Wheel is in Good Condition
- Glove Box Opens Nicely


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