Vanguard Motor Sales 248-974-9513 1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft Stock AZ300381 Exterior Color Black Interior Color Gray Mileage 964 Engine Size 342 Stroker V8 Transmission Type 5 Speed Manual Transmission Spec Tremec TKO500 Video Description 1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft
VIN: AZ300381
Check out this gorgeous one owner, 1965 Shelby Cobra by Backdraft Racing! This Cobra was purchased directly from a Backdraft Racing Dealer in Florida by the first and only owner. Since it was purchased, it has always been covered and kept in the garage. There is only 964 miles on the car since new. It was very sparingly driven to maintain this car's brand new quality. Under the hood sits a Roush 342R V8 Crate Engine rated at 450hp, connected to its Tremec TKO500 5 Speed Manual Transmission. It comes documented with its original Roadster Manual that includes all of the build details. This is one amazing Backdraft Cobra that needs nothing but a new owner. It won't last long, so call us today!
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Roush 342R V8 Crate Engine
- Rated at 450hp
- Ford 302 Based Stroker
- Engine # DART 7E18
- Engine Serial #342R115
- Roush Aluminum Heads
Holley 4150 4 Barrel Carburetor
- Carb List #: 80770 - 1
- 770 Cm
- Electric Choke
Tremec TKO 500 5 Speed Manual Transmission
- Transmission # C 2605865
Front Suspension Coil Over
Rear Suspension Coil Overs
BMW Independent Rear Axle
- Ratio: Approx 3.45:1
- Posi
Front Wheels American Racing Shelby 15
Rear Wheels American Racing Shelby 15
Front Tires BFGoodrich Radial T/A 255/60R15
Rear Tires BFGoodrich Radial T/A 295/50R15
Front Brakes Power Disc
Rear Brakes Power Disc
Side Pipes
Glasspack Style
- Paint is Gorgeous
- Hood Fits Great
- Side Pipes look Good
- Stainless Steel looks Great
- Wheels look Good
- Doors Open Smoothly
- Roll Bar looks Great
- Bumperettes are Nice
- Chrome looks Nice
- Aluminum is Polished Nicely
- Custom Steering Wheel
- Shelby Cobra Style Shifter
- 4 Point Harness
- Trunk Opens Nicely
- Carpet is Clean
- Aluminum Tank is New
- Welds are Nice
- Frame is Solid
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Pay : A deposit of $1000 (non-refundable) must be paid within 24 hours of the close of the auction. The remaining balance must be paid within 5 days.
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Used Year: 1965
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): AZ300381 Mileage: 964
Transmission: Manual Make: Shelby
Body Type: Other Model: Cobra
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty Trim: Backdraft
Vehicle Title: Clear Engine: 342 Stroker V8
For Sale By: Dealer Doors: 2
Sub Model: Backdraft VIN: AZ300381
Exterior Color: Black Cylinders: 8-Cyl.
Interior Color: Gray