1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft

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


Backdraft Cobra! Iconic 427ci Crate V8 (480hp) Tremec 5-Speed, Factory Built

1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft


Check out this absolutely gorgeous Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra! This Cobra is a fresh 2020 Big and Tall Build and it's sporting a Misano Blue Paint finish with Painted Red and Trofeo White Stripes, Red Leather Interior, 18'' Knock-Off Style Aluminum Wheels, Stainless Steel Side Pipes, Polished Driver Roll Bar, Hood Scoop, and a Lemans Style Fuel Door! The previous owner liked to cruise this Cobra around the countryside on beautiful days. Under the hood sits an Iconic 427ci Stroker V8 Crate Engine that's making 480 Horsepower! This powerplant is outfitted with Ceramic Coated Exhaust Headers, a Hydraulic Roller Cam, Edelbrock E-Street Aluminum Cylinder Heads, an Edelbrock Aluminum Water Pump, Chrome Alternator, Serpentine Pulley Setup, Edelbrock RPM Performer Intake Manifold with a Holley 770 CFM 4-Barrel Carburetor sitting on top, and an MSD Ignition System. Power is put to the pavement through a Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission and a Ford 8.8'' Independent Rear End with approximately 3.55:1 Gears and Limited Slip. This roadster is also equipped with Manual Rack and Pinion Steering and 4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes!

The interior of this '65 Cobra is beautiful and it still has that new-car smell! Take a look inside to see this roadster sporting a Push Button Start, Front Bucket Seating with Sabelt 4-Point Harnesses, Red Leather Upholstery, Black Carpeting, 3-Spoke Wood and Polished Aluminum Steering Wheel, Factory Gauges, Polished Floor Shifter and Parking Brake, Aluminum Pedals, along with ample room in the Carpeted Trunk. The undercarriage of this Cobra is gorgeous as well and it's overall condition is a testament to the high level of care that this '65 has received since new! Take a look underneath to see the nice condition of the Chassis, Fuel Tank, Complete Drivetrain, Steering Components, along with the Adjustable Front and Rear Independent Suspension!

This Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra is a stunning ride that's ready for your local car show, cruise, or weekend trip! Traveling along with this '65 is it's assembly binder that's full of information from the build. 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 Cobra.

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



Iconic 427ci Stroker V8 Crate Engine
- Aftermarket Dart Engine Block
- Hyd. Roller Camshaft (Dogbone OEM Style)
- Ignition System:
• MSD "Pro-Billet" Distributor
• MSD "Blaster SS" Coil
• MSD 6AL Ignition Box (Located Under Dash)
• Ford Racing Ignition Wires
- Front Dress:
• Edelbrock Aluminum Water Pump
• Serpentine Pulley Setup
• PowerMaster 1-Wire Alternator (Chrome)
- Moroso T-Sump Oil Pan
Serial # 427350T
Edelbrock "E-Street" USA Aluminum Cylinder Heads
• Dual Valve Springs with Dampers
• ARP Head Bolts
• Full Roller Rockers
• 7/16 Screw-In Rocker Studs
Holley 4150 4-Barrel Carburetor
- List #: 80770 - 2 0090
- Electric Choke
- Vacuum Secondaries
- 770 CFM
- Straight Boosters
- Likely from the "Street Avenger" Series
- Edelbrock RPM Performer Intake Manifold

Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission
Transmission # 1352 251 17020
- Quicktime Explosion Resistant Bellhousing
- Hyd. Clutch

Front Suspension - Independent
Rear Suspension - Independent
Ford 8.8'' Independent Rear End
- Gear Ratio: Approximately 3.55:1
- Limited Slip

Front Wheels - 18”
Rear Wheels - 18”
- True Knock-Off Style Wheels
Front Tires - 245/40ZR18
Rear Tires - 295/40ZR18

Front Brakes - Power Disc
Rear Brakes - Power Disc

Manual Rack and Pinion Steering

Stainless Steel Side Exhaust
- Ceramic Coated Headers
- Glasspack Style Mufflers


- Gorgeous Paint Job
- Driver Side Roll Bar
- Lemans Style Fuel Door
- Doors and Trunk Operate Smoothly


- Gas Tank is in Great Shape
- Frame is Solid
- Welds look Great
- Manual Rack and Pinion Steering


- 4-Point Harnesses
- Red Leather Upholstered Seats
- Carpet looks Great
- Dash is in Excellent Shape
- Gauge Faces are Clean
- Wood and Polished Aluminum Steering Wheel


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