Price: US $150,000.00 Item location: Simpsonville, South Carolina, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Shelby
  • Model: AC COBRA
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1965
  • Mileage: 2,077
  • VIN: CSX-4349
  • Color: Green
  • Engine size: SHELBY ALLOY FE - 468 CID
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Options: Leather Seats, Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1965 Shelby AC COBRA

After great consideration, have decided to let "Bella" go to a new home. I have tremendously enjoyed owning my dream car, ut in life...comes changes in priorities. My wife has a well respected 501(c)(3) Wildlife - Waterfowl - Farm Animal Rescue and a Children's Mentoring Non-Profit in Simpsonville / Liberty, C..."Izzie's Pond"! She currently cares for over 300 injured and orphaned animals - by letting "Bella" go, he can use the funds to expand both the rescue and mentoring. GOD has a plan and we are following His lead. Currently, y wife rehabs owls, awks, accoons, obcats, possums, urkeys, mus, striches, eese, wans, urkeys, oats, orses,cows pigeons, oves, eptiles, uail, heasants, eer, quirrels, hipmunks, ultures, ucks, heep, ogs, ats,peacocks and bees...among others. We have decided that 100% of the proceeds "Bella" will go to Izzie's Pond.
"Bella" is alloy (aluminum) bodied Shelby Cobra with a Shelby Signature Series 468 CID Engine. CSX-4349 was built/completed in 2004 by HRE Motorsports in Freeport, Y for the original owner - James Vandervliet of Chatham, J and has 2,077 pampered miles on the odometer. I became the owner on 9-4-08 after the passing of the 2nd owner. All the build documents and assembly photos are in binders...along with the original Carroll Shelby Signed MSO. Also, Bella" has Carroll Shelby's vibrant autograph on the glove box.
I truly love this Cobra. I have owned 2 Superformance's Cobras, CSX Cobra's, everal Muscle Cars and Exotics (many of which I have bought/sold on eBay). "Bella" is different, he has been part of our Family.
Accompanying CSX-4349 is... ...2 Carburetor Set-Ups ...original Weber Dual 4 Barrel Carbs - Upgrade (In a Box) ...Weber Single 4 Barrel currently installed ...original chrome bumpers/front and rear (In a Box) quick lifts currently installed cover ...albums (build receipts / assembly photos) ...Carroll Shelby Signed MSO (Original Duplicate) ...Misc. Cobra Memorabilia
CSX-4349 comes with...
...Shelby Signature Series Motor ...Alloy FE 468 CID Motor ...Alloy FE Cylinder Heads; Stainless Valves @ 2.250" intake / 1.750" exhaust ...Stage II Porting of Heads ...Battery Kill Switch ...Fire Suppression System ...Tonneau Cover ...Leather Interior ...Glove Box / Door Pockets ...Upgraded Rugs ...Original Shelby American Knock-Offs ...Matching Knock-Off Spare ...Excellent Tires ...2nd Set of 19" Shelby American Knock-Offs w/Low Profile Tires (Excellent Condition)
"Bella" is located in Simpsonville, C and has been maintained by Guy Trigaux @ GTM & Son in Greenville, C. Guy specializes in vintage Ferrari's, antera's and American Muscle Cars. They are available to discuss my Cobra. There has been NO accidents or paintwork.
I included a picture of the last time my daughter ("Izzie" - Isabella) and I took "Bella" for a drive. Izzie loves this car, ut when asked if she would rather keep the car or help the animals. she said..."help the animals". With that, he decision was made.
Please feel free to either call me @ 864-505-5558 or send an e-mail to you for your consideration.

On Jan-08-16 at 20:47:23 PST, eller added the following information:

The transmission for "Bella" is a Tremec TKO-600 5-Speed (I will try to add pictures).
Also, he MSO and South Carolina Title is registered as 1965.

On Jan-08-16 at 20:50:31 PST, eller added the following information:

Please note, he Brakes are Shelby American as well...this was another one of the many up-grades during production. You can see the caliper in the photo of the knock-off rim.

On Jan-09-16 at 14:41:34 PST, eller added the following information:

...for anyone interested, have 100 pictures taken during manufacturing...including the aluminum body prior topainting. E-mail me if you would liketo see them. Unfortunately, can only post 24 pictures with the listing and I am already met the limit.