1965 Cobra 427
Superformance MKIII SP00657 makes a bold statement clad in smooth, silky ebony. With polished accents like the stunning roll bar and silver ceramic side pipes, the roadster is a menacing car on the road or track. The sports car even wears tasteful Cobra and 427 badges on nose and flanks.
SP00657 is powered by a 472 HP small block Windsor Ford that was punched out to 393 c.i.d. and mated to a Tremec 5-Speed transmission. The car rides on 15” wheels with blacked out centers that contrast with a polished lip and spinner. The engine wears Cobra valve covers and an air cleaner while safety features include a fire extinguisher and driver side four point harness.
This Superformance MKIII has a Limited Slip Differential and Power Disc 4 Piston Wilwood Brakes. Other options include the Bilstein coil-over shocks that sharpen the car's handling.
SP00657 has a rare traditional wooden steering wheel along with period correct Smiths Gauges with a Lucas Ammeter Gauge in the period correct dash layout; to minimize weight, the glove box was deleted. The doors are secured by original style carriage style latches. All openings, such as engine bay, trunk, and cockpit are wrapped around steel subframe for increased strength and support. The dash is wrapped in leather, as are the steel framed seats that have period correct webbing for comfort and elegant aesthetics. Carpeting on the transmission tunnel was recently replaced.
The Superformance MKIII is a meticulously engineered and crafted reproduction of the original, built under license from Carroll Shelby Licensing Inc. No expense was spared in recreating the legendary cars, ensuring an authentic sports car experience.
SP00657 is titled SB100 Smog Exemption in California with 72,150 miles and is available for $84,950.