1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft 15th Anniversary Edition

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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


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1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft 15th Anniversary Edition


Check out this stunning Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra 15th Anniversary Edition! This Cobra is 1 of only 15 anniversary cars that were produced and it has only 1,922 Original Miles! Each of the 15 Cobra's produced are a different color, each a color from a famous race track around the world! This '65 is sporting a glossy Lemans Blue Paint finish, Painted Silverstone Silver Stripes, Black Leather Interior, Stainless Steel Side Pipes, 18'' Knock-Off Style Wheels, Driver Roll Bar, Hood Scoop, Raydot Driver's Mirror, along with Polished Components all around! Under the hood sits a Iconic 427ci Stroker V8 Engine that's making 480 Horsepower! The engine bay of this roadster looks absolutely amazing and the Color-Matched Engine Compartment, Under-Hood Stripes, along with the multitude of Polished Components are unique to the anniversary edition cars! Power is sent to the rear tires through a Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission and a BMW Independent Rear Axle with 3.42 Gears! This Cobra is an absolute blast to drive and there's plenty of power on tap! Cruise this '65 around town with ease thanks to the equipped Power Rack and Pinion Steering along with the Power Wilwood Disc Brakes with 6-Piston Front Calipers, 4-Piston Rear Calipers, and Slotted Rotors all around!

The interior of this '65 Cobra looks amazing and it's also unique for this anniversary edition! Take a look inside to see this roadster sporting Bucket Seating with Anniversary Styled and Embroidered Black Leather Upholstery, 4-Point Cam-Locking Racing Harnesses, Black Carpeting, Wood and Polished Aluminum 3-Point Steering Wheel, beautiful Dashboard with AutoMeter Gauges, Floor Shifter, Floor Mats, along with ample room in the Carpeted Trunk for all of your car show essentials! The underside of this Cobra looks amazing like the rest of the car and the Silver Painted Frame and Upgraded Aluminum Fuel tank are also unique to the anniversary edition cars! Take a look underneath to see the beautiful condition of the Frame, Floors, Fuel Tank, Fuel and Brake Lines, Wilwood Disc Brakes, Rear End, Driveshaft, T5 Transmission, Hydraulic Clutch, Explosion-Proof Bellhousing, Engine Oil Pan, Power Rack and Pinion Steering Components, BMW Independent Front and Rear Suspension, along with the Ceramic Coated Exhaust Headers!

This Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra 15th Anniversary Edition is truly an example of brawn and beauty! The Backdraft Build Binder of this roadster is also traveling along with the sale. 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 2015. Titled as a 2015 Assembled.

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



Iconic 427ci Stroker V8 Engine
Aftermarket Dart Engine Block
- Moroso Tig Welded Steel T Oil Pan
- MSD Distributor
- Blaster SS Coil
- Edelbrock Aluminum Water Pump
- Roush Racing Billet Polished Serpentine Belt Setup.
- PowerMaster Chrome Alternator
- Aluminum Radiator with Electric Fan
- Polished Edelbrock RPM Intake Manifold
- Mechanical Fuel Pump
- Hydraulic Dog Bone Style Roller Lifters
Serial # 427105T

Edelbrock E-Street Aluminum Cylinder Heads
- Screw in ARP Rocker Studs
- Full Aluminum Body Roller Rockers (1.6 Ratio)
- Edelbrock Guide Plates
- Hardened Pushrods
- Duel Valve Springs with Dampers
- ARP Head Bolts

Holley 4150 4-Barrel Carburetor
- List #: 38770 - 3 3565
- Electric Choke
- CFM: 770
- Straight Boosters
- Vacuum Secondaries

Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission
Transmission # 1352 – 065 – 922 - M
- Transmission Tag: 1352 - 249N E2351 M – 7003 - Z 28442
- Transmission Year: 2014
- Tag States the Transmission Is A T - 5 "Super Duty"
• Heavy - Duty "World Class" T - 5 5 - Speed Manual Transmission with Short Throw Shifter
• 300 lb. - Ft Torque Capacity
• Gear Ratios: 1st 2.95; 2nd 1.94; 3rd 1.34; 4th 1.00; 5th 0.63
• Double Moly 2nd Speed, 3rd Speed and Countershaft Cluster Gears
• Carbon Fiber 3 - 4 Blocker Rings
• Improved Synchronizers and Bearings
• 1 - 1/16" Diameter 10 Spline Input Shaft
• 28 Spline Output Shaft
• 7 Tooth Speedometer Drive Gear
• Cobra Style Pocket Bearing
• Steel Input Bearing Retainer
- Hydraulic Clutch
- QuickTime Explosion Resistant Bellhousing

Front Suspension - Independent
Rear Suspension - Independent
- Front Suspension with Ride Height Adjustable Struts.
- Front Control Arms Look to Be Factory BMW.
- For the Rear Suspension, Both Upper and Lower Control Arms Are Factory BMW.
BMW Independent Rear Axle
- Ratio: Approximately 3.42:1

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

Front Brakes - Power Disc
Rear Brakes - Power Disc
- Front Calipers Are Wilwood 6-Piston with Slotted Rotors
- Rear Calipers Are Wilwood 4-Piston with Slotted Rotors.
- Both Front and Rear Calipers are Fed with Braided Stainless Flex Lines

Power Steering
- Rack and Pinion

- Jet Coated Headers
- Polished Stainless Steel Side Pipes
- Glasspack Style Mufflers


- Paint is incredible
- Stripes looks Great
- Nose in Good Condition
- Doors and Trunk Operate Smoothly
- Driver Side Chrome Roll Bar
- Carroll Shelby Gas Fill


- Aluminum Gas Tank
- Frame Painted Nicely
- Explosion-Proof Bell Housing
- Power Rack and Pinion Steering
- Welds look Great


- Wood Steering Wheel
- Gauges Faces are Clean
- Dash in Good Condition
- 4-Point Harnesses
- Upholstery is Nice


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