21 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 1965 Shelby Cobra for sale.

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.

Look for the inventory of Shelby listings to vary in price and quantity depending on the time of year and market demand. There is always a strong inventory of replica Cobras from Factory 5 Racing, Backdraft Racing, and Superformance. If you're looking for a real Shelby Cobra 427 be sure to validate the CSX chassis number is indeed in the CSX Registry.

Specs

  • Price: $82,995
  • Engine: 427 c.i. 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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1965 Shelby Cobra
$79,000 16,811 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                 

    Starwood Motors is pleased to offer this Custom Built 1965 Shelby Cobra replicate as a piece of our PERFORMANCE inventory. Built in 2001 to be the fastest and most capable street-legal supercars...

Starwood Motors Dallas, TX

888-464-7174
PREMIUM LISTING
1965 Shelby Cobra
$79,000 16,811 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                 

    Starwood Motors is pleased to offer this Custom Built 1965 Shelby Cobra replicate as a piece of our PERFORMANCE inventory. Built in 2001 to be the fastest and most capable street-legal supercars...

Starwood Motors Dallas, TX

888-464-7174
1965 Shelby Cobra
Call for price
                                                                                                                                                                 

    This vehicle is being sold at the Monterey 2018 as Lot No. R298.
    - Build #001 by Cameron Autosports in 2006
    - Factory Five MKIII Cobra Build
    - First in Class at the 2008 Grand...

Mecum Auctions Chicago, IL

877-450-5942
1966 Shelby Cobra
Call for price
                                                                                                                                                                 

    This vehicle is being sold at the Harrisburg 2018 as Lot No. S203.
    - 2005 Shelby Cobra Replica
    - 350 CI V-8 engine
    - Rare automatic transmission
    - Custom build by Lonestar...

Mecum Auctions Chicago, IL

877-450-5942
1963 Shelby Cobra
$925,000
                                                                                                                                                                 

    Automotive history has had its fair share of interesting characters and Carroll Shelby will go down in history as one of the most colorful of them all. He had a successful albeit short-lived...

Hyman Ltd. St. Louis, MO

(888)-515-7110
1965 Shelby Cobra Roadster
$59,950 9,047 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                 

    1965 Shelby Cobra re-creation by Superformance finished in Black with a Black interior. Powered by a Roush 427R V8 engine and backed by a TKO600 5-speed manual transmission. This Cobra also...

Park Place Ltd. Seattle, WA

866-383-3907
1965 Shelby Cobra
Call for price 1,429 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...

August Luxury Motorcars

(855)-259-9519
1967 Shelby Cobra Re-Creation
$44,950 343 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                 

    This 1967 Cobra Roadster is a fantastic modern recreation of a timeless and classic American Muscle Car by Antique & Collectible Auto. This Newly built Cobra Replica, with only 343 'shakedown'...

Park Place Ltd. Seattle, WA

866-383-3907
1965 Shelby Cobra - Big and Tall Edition
$88,900 100 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                 

    A new build with only 100 miles on the odometer. This very special Edition Big and Tall Edition Cobra has been outfitted with the 5.0 Coyote V8 that has been Roush Supercharged and paired with a...

Modern Muscle Cars Orlando, FL

(877)-465-2122
1965 Shelby Cobra
$78,900 3,717 Miles
                                                                                                                                                                 

    This 1965 Backdraft Racing Shelby Cobra Replica was built in 2013. It currently has just 3,700 miles on the odometer. This gorgeous black Cobra has a supercharged Ford 5.0L Coyote V8 under the...

Modern Muscle Cars Orlando, FL

(877)-465-2122
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