Shelby Cobra For Sale

Used Shelby Cobra For Sale

 

The original Cobra 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 Shelby 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 Shelby Cobra for sale being created.

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

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

Come 1967, Ford and Carroll Shelby decided to call it quits and stopped importing the cars from England. Many thought this would be the end of the Cobra, 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 Shelby Cobra kit car for sale. However, there are continuation cars also available. For example, one can find the Cobra CSX, which is a fantastic representation of the original.

Shelby Cobra Replicas For Sale

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

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1966 Shelby Cobra Signed Replica
$95,000 4,200 Miles
       

    • Lone Star Classics replica 1966 Shelby Cobra • Numerous car show awards, including the Houston AutoRama Car Show "Best in Class", both years it was entered. Won "Best in Show" last October...

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1965 Shelby Cobra
Call for price 302 Miles
       

Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Maserati and Rolls-Royce of Chicago Chicago, IL 10,000 mi

1966 Shelby Cobra 427
$69,950 5,626 Miles
       

    1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster Re-Creation by Everett Morrison with only 5,626 miles. This is a very special car for a number of reasons, primarily being the powerplant that's stuffed into the...

Park Place Ltd. Seattle, WA 10,000 mi

1965 Shelby Cobra
$169,900 4,620 Miles
       

    Lake Forest Sportscars is proud to present this 1965 Shelby Cobra!Finished in 2000 in the 427 S/C configuration.CSX4188 is an aluminum body/chassis built by Kirkham and supplied to Shelby...

Lake Forest Sportscars Chicago, IL 10,000 mi

2015 Shelby Cobra
$59,000 900 Miles
       

    This 2015 Shelby Cobra 2dr Pacific Roadster BIG and TALL features a SMALL BLOCK 427 8cyl Gasoline engine. It is equipped with a 4 Speed Manual transmission. The vehicle is Green with a black Full...

Celebrity Cars Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV 10,000 mi

1965 Shelby Cobra
$69,995 88 Miles
       

    1965 SHELBY COBRA 427 V8 Roadster Replica by Backdraft, Grigio Telesto (Lamborghini Color) GLOSS BLACK STRIPES, BLACK LEATHER BUCKET SEATS w/CUSTOM DIAMOND STITCHING, Iconic Custom 427, Holly 4bbl...

Naples Motorsports Naples, FL 10,000 mi

1965 Shelby Cobra
$49,999 11,713 Miles
       

    This 1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft ASVE 2dr 408 Windsor Stroker features a 408 WINDSOR STROKER COBRA SPECIAL 8cyl engine. It is equipped with a 5 Speed Manual transmission. The vehicle is Burgundy...

Celebrity Cars Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV 10,000 mi

1965 Shelby Cobra
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    This vehicle is being sold at the Kissimmee 2017 as Lot No. T185.
    - Bill Elliott's personal car
    - Bill Elliott Signature Series no. 0
    - Built by Bill and Ernie Elliott
    - Nascar...

Mecum Auctions Chicago, WI 10,000 mi

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