HURRICANE MOTORSPORTS REPLICA, 427 V8, TREMEC 5 SPD, FORD 9", WILWOOD DISC BRKS

Price: US $66,995.00 Item location: Local pick-up only
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Shelby
  • Model: Cobra
  • SubModel: Replica
  • Type: Other
  • Doors: 2
  • Year: 1965
  • Mileage: 4,601
  • Color: Gray
  • Engine size: 427 V8
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Black
  • Options: Leather seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1965 Shelby Cobra Replica

Admit it, ou've been kicking around the idea of building a Cobra for years but you've just never gotten around to it. Isn't it time to admit that buying something like this incredible anthracite Cobra, ade by Hurricane Motorsports, s a better choice? Drive now, o worries, nd you can get old behind the wheel rather than in the garage.This is Cobra done right. The goal was to have a real gunmetal gray Cobra and the guys spraying the paint on this one nailed it on the first try. It's not traditional, ut then again, t's not supposed to be. Instead, t's sinister, urposeful, nd yes, asteful, Cobra for any event. The look is unmistakable and they spent a ton of time on the fiberglass tub to get it to shine that well. The hood scoop is riveted in place, o it has an authentic look, nd all the familiar Cobra styling cues are intact, rom the bumperettes to the side pipes to the roll hoop behind the driver's head. Finish quality is exceptional, nd aside from some very, ery minor sigs of use over the course of 4601 miles, t's show-quality in almost every way. The silver stripes are painted on, ot decals, nd they wrap neatly into the hood and trunk jambs, sure sign of professionals at work. The look is just drop-dead gorgeous.The black leather interior looks pretty standard for a Cobra, ut look a little closer and you'll find wonderful upgrades throughout. First, hose seats: check out the deeper padding and improved bolstering over the originals, s well as a matching center armrest. The forward-canted shifter looks right, oo, ut it's now connected to a 5-speed manual gearbox, aking this a car that really can be driven anywhere in comfort. A set of RJS 5-point racing harnesses are probably a good idea in a car with this much go power and the beautiful wood-rimmed Shelby steering wheel highlights a very nicely finished interior. Those vintage-looking gauges do a pretty good impersonation of vintage Smiths dials, ncluding the reverse-rotation speedometer, ut they're reliable modern pieces from Auto Meter, ho obviously understands how passionate Cobra builders can be. No heater, o ratio, othing that will slow the car down, nd that's just as it should be, ut nobody will feel short-changed by the accommodations. The trunk is neatly finished with black carpets, nd offers a surprising amount of storage space for the next Cobra get-together.The engine displaces the magic 427 cubic inches and delivers the kind of eyeball-flattening acceleration you'd expect. It looks right with a small air cleaner atop a giant Demon double-pumper, nd with the expansion tank up high, ts Shelby DNA is clearly visible. It starts easily and idles well, ith none of the reported fussiness of an original, nd they shaved a ton of weight using Edelbrock aluminum heads on top. There's an electric fan up front to keep it cool and custom long-tube headers dump into the famous side pipes that sound spectacular. A Tremec 5-speed manual transmission is a big improvement over the original Toploader 4-speed, nd with an overdrive, he acceleration-happy gears in the 9-inch rear are not a problem. The rectangular tube frame chassis features tubular A-arms up front, ack-and-pinion steering, nd super strong Wilwood 4-wheel disc brakes, o don't be afraid to use it as intended. Beautiful Halibrand wheels with knock-offs complete the authentic look and carry suitably fat 235/60/15 front and 295/50/15 rear BFGoodrich T/A radials.Complete with build receipts and a dyno sheet, ou can buy this Cobra replica and know exactly what you're getting. As I said, his is how you do it right. Call today!