1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft

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Engine Size
402ci V8
Transmission Type
5 Speed Manual
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Stock #
Engine Size
402ci V8
Transmission Type
5 Speed Manual


Backdraft Cobra! Roush 402SR Crate V8 (515hp) Tremec TKO 5-Speed, 1 of 1 Color

1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft


Check out this gorgeous Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra! This Cobra is the only Backdraft that's sporting a glossy Steel Blue Metallic Exterior Paint finish with Painted Racing Stripes, making it an extremely rare 1 of 1 car! The rare paint is protected in key areas with a Paint Protection Film, and '65 is also equipped with 17'' Knock-Off Style Aluminum Wheels, Polished Driver and Passenger Roll Bars, Polished Bumpers, Ceramic Coated Side Pipes, and a Removable Tonneau Cover! Inside, this roadster is sporting Leather bucket seating with Sabelt 4-Point Cam-Locking Harnesses, Black Carpeting, a Polished Steering Wheel, VDO Gauges, Door Panel Pockets, Locking Glovebox, and a Polished Fire Extinguisher. There's also ample room in the Carpeted Trunk for all of your car show essentials. The previous owner of this '65 enjoyed taking it to local car shows where it would always turn heads!

Under the hood sits a Roush 402SR V8 Engine that's making 515 Horsepower! This powerplant is is built with a Dart Engine Block, Roush Aluminum Cylinder Heads, an Edelbrock RPM Performer Intake Manifold, Holley 770 CFM Street Avenger 4-Barrel Carburetor, Weiand Water Pump, Cog Belt Drive Setup with Aluminum Pulleys, Ceramic Exhaust Headers, and an MSD Pro-Billet Distributor, Coil, and 6AL Box! Roush power is sent to the rear tires through a Tremec TKO500 5-Speed Manual Transmission and a BMW Independent Posi Rear End with 3.40:1 Gears! Driving this Cobra is nothing short of a blast and it's also equipped with Rack and Pinion Steering and 4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes! The underside of this Cobra looks beautiful as well! Take a look underneath to see the nice condition of the Frame, Aluminum Fuel Tank, Independent Front and Rear Suspension, Front and Rear Sway Bars, and Adjustable Coilovers all around!

This Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra is a stunning ride that's sure to compliment any garage! Traveling along with this roadster is it's assembly binder, a car cover, and a spare set of keys. Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this rare Cobra and it won't last long! Call us today before it's gone!

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



Roush 402SR V8 Engine
- Displacement: 402ci
- Hydraulic Roller Cam
- High Torque Starter
Dart Aftermarket Engine Block
- Wiseco Forged w/ Plasma Moly Rings & Lightweight Pins
- Dart Iron Eagle 4-Bolt Main Sportsman, 9.5” Deck Block
- Forged 4340 Steel (Internally Balanced) Crankshaft
- Forged 4340 Steel “H-Beam” Rods
Ignition System
- MSD "Pro-Billet" Distributor
- Roush Wires
- MSD Coil
- MSD 6AL Ignition Box
Front Dress:
- PowerMaster 1-Wire Alternator
- Cog Belt Drive
- Weiand Water Pump
Roush Aluminum Cylinder Heads
- Intake Runner Volume: 185 cc, Fully CNC Ported
- Combustion Chamber Volume: 61 cc
- Valve Sizes: 2.02” Intake 1.60” Exhaust
- ARP Head Bolts
- Scorpion Rockers (1.6 Ratio)
Holley 4160 Street Avenger Series 4-Barrel Carburetor
- 770 CFM
- Electric Choke
- Vacuum Secondaries
- Straight Boosters
- Edelbrock RPM Performer Intake Manifold

Tremec TKO500 5-Speed Manual Transmission
Transmission # TCET4615
- Case Cast In 2006
- Quick Time Bell Housing

Front Suspension - Independent
Rear Suspension - Independent
- Standard Equipment Backdraft Suspension with Adjustable Coilovers
BMW Independent Rear Axle
- Gear Ratio: 3.40:1
- Posi

Front Wheels - 17”
Rear Wheels - 17”
- Aluminum Knock-Off Style Wheels
Front Tires - 235/45ZR17
Rear Tires - 315/35ZR17
- All for Wheels are Wrapped in Nitto NT555 G2 Tires

Front Brakes - Power Disc
Rear Brakes - Power Disc
- BMW Brake Calipers

Rack and Pinion Steering

Ceramic Coated Side Pipe Exhaust
- Ceramic Coated Headers


- Unique Paint!
- Ceramic Coated Side Pipes
- Chrome is in Excellent Condition
- Doors Operate Smoothly
- Dual Roll Bars
- Race Style Fuel Door


- Aluminum Gas Tank
- Welds look Great
- Frame is Painted Nicely
- Nose is in Great Condition


- 4-Point Harnesses
- Seats are in Great Condition
- Steering wheel is Custom
- Gauge Faces are Clean


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