26 Shelby Cobra For Sale

Shelby Cobra For Sale

The original has a history that starts in England and ends in the United States, beginning with a letter from Carroll Shelby asking AC Cars to create a car he could fit a V8 engine into. AC Cars agreed, and it was up to Carroll to find an engine. After being denied an engine from Chevrolet, hope was found after hearing that Ford wanted a car to compete with the Corvette. All of this lead to the original Cobra for sale being created.

Production of the roadster was simple, as AC Cars provided Carroll with bodies that were trimmed, painted, and complete, leaving him with the job of inserting the engine. At the time, those looking for a Cobra replica, were out of luck, as they were almost exclusively created for the track and professional racing.

Driving was triumphant on the track, winning races left and right. Eventually, Carroll upped the ante with a 427 cubic inch engine, resulting in the 427 Cobra as we know it today. Unfortunately, the 427 did not sell well. This caused Ford to fit a majority of road-going ACs with smaller bore engines that were lower in cost.

Come 1967, Ford and Carroll decided to call it quits and stopped importing the cars from England. Many thought this would be the end, but with so many fans of the car worldwide, that would never happen. If you look at the market today, it’s easy to find a kit car for sale. However, there are continuation cars also available. For example, one can find the CSX, which is a fantastic representation of the original.

But, if you are someone looking to add a priceless automobile to your collection, nothing beats the real deal. While these are few and far between, they are out there and they will most certainly be available in our magazine and website.

Fifty years ago, Carroll Shelby began work on the most iconic roadster of all time: the 427 Cobra. If you have dreamed of owning a classic Cobra, Shelby American will build you a new one customized to your every liking. Using original tooling, the body is fashioned in either aluminum or hand-laid fiberglass. Reproduction Halibrand 15-inch knock-off wheels wearing Goodyear Eagles complete the nostalgic look. Engine specs are not published because the 427 Cobra is BYOBB, or bring your own Big Block. For under $40,000, your Cobra arrives prepped to receive a Ford FE engine and four-speed transmission. If you dare, Carroll Shelby Engine Company builds an aluminum 482ci stroker that makes 540 horsepower and 565 foot-pounds of torque.

427 Cobra Specs

  • Price: $82,995
  • Engine: Ford, 7.0 L Naturally Aspirated engine OHV V8
  • Horsepower: 525 hp
  • 0-60: 4.0 seconds
  • Quarter Mile: 10.5 seconds
  • Top Speed: 248 mph
  • Transmission: 4-speed manual

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1967 Shelby Cobra
$45,000 OBO 4,800 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                

    It's a Unique replica 1967 Shelby AC Cobra w a 428 Super Cobrajet engine with approximately 500 horsepower, less than 5,000 miles, new wheels and tires, new roller cam and roller rockers, disc...

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1964 Shelby Cobra
$198,995 29 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                

    of 50 total Anniversary FIA Cobra's produced by Shelby in 2014 to commemorate the success of the 289 competition cars

    All of the 50th Anniversary FIA cars are finished in Viking Blue...

San Francisco Sports Cars San Francisco, CA

2008 Shelby Cobra
$29,970 559 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                

Byers Imports Columbus, OH

1965 Shelby Cobra
$59,900 6,344 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                

    Originally built for a well-known movie star in 1995, offered for sale is a 1965 427 Cobra by Contemporary Classic Motor Car Co. Nearly 6 months after completion, the original owner spent an...

Fusion Luxury Motors Los Angeles, CA

1965 Shelby Cobra
$54,999 2,800 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                

    1965 Shelby Cobra 427R #0027 Backdraft Racing Replica Mileage 2800 Vin# AA9BMAAHV81CN1102 Get ready to be blown away…This amazing 4.6 Lt – 5 Speed manual beautifully built replica will take...

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1963 Shelby Cobra
Call for price 1 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                

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San Francisco Sports Cars San Francisco, CA

2001 Shelby Cobra
Call for price
                                                                                                                                                                

    This vehicle is being sold at the Kissimmee 2018 as Lot No. K45.
    - Titled as a 2001 Lonestar roadster
    - 427 CI dual quad engine
    - TCI automatic transmission
    - Yellow with Tan...

Mecum Auctions Chicago, IL

2015 Shelby Cobra
Call for price
                                                                                                                                                                

    This vehicle is being sold at the Kissimmee 2018 as Lot No. K135.
    - Titled as a 1966 BBMI convertible
    - 350 CI engine
    - 5-speed transmission
    - Silver with Silver interior
    -...

Mecum Auctions Chicago, IL

1965 Shelby Cobra
$52,900 4,000 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                

    1965 Cobra (replica) - Contemporary Classic Motor Car Co - Molded directly from CSX-3045. Less than 4k miles. Built to original specs: 427cu in Side-Oiler V8, Lucas lighting, Smiths...

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1965 Shelby Cobra
$82,500 2,300 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                

    "THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST BUILDS WE HAVE SEEN...... SECOND GEN FACTORY FIVE BUILD 1965 SHELBY A/C COBRA BUILD. -FACTORY 5 CAR TITLED IN 2009 -FULLY COMPLETED LAST YEAR -ALL QUALITY...

August Luxury Motorcars

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