1962 Cobra 289
MKII SPS0016 is an unforgettable example of classic British motoring. The hand laminated fiberglass body was built with reinforcing inserts and then covered in magnificent British Racing Green with a two-stage show quality paint. Aesthetically and dimensionally accurate, car features key touches including original style turn indicator lenses, head lights, handcrafted windshield frame in chrome over brass and authentic style windshield wipers. The roadster even rides on original style 15'' wire wheel rims with real spinners.
Original style Sun visors, polished stainless-steel bumpers front and rear, side fitted wind wings, along with mirrors all around complete the heritage styling. Options include an authentic rear exit undercar exhaust with ceramic coated headers, Monza style filler with locking gas cap and a 14-gallon pressure tested stainless-steel tank.
The Ford 302 cid motor sends a tractable a 300-horsepower through a TKO 600 5-speed manual transmission to the ZF limited-slip IRS differential. The convertible was fitted with an aluminum single core hi-performance radiator, shroud, dual fans, oil cooler and braided lines. The aluminum finished firewall also helps dissipate engine heat.
This Superformance MK II Street 289 has an original John Tojeiro designed chassis based on a 3” heavy duty TIG welded ladder frame and crossmembers with crumple zones. The rack & pinion steering keeps the car pointed while the fully independent front and rear transverse leaf spring style suspension. Stopping power is from Wilwood disc brakes.
SPS0016 has a classic Moto-Lita hardwood-rimmed steering wheel, along with period correct Smiths gauges. Leather was fitted to the adjustable seats while carpet was installed in the interior and trunk. The convertible has an original style grab handle, heater/defroster controls, latch and lock seat belts, as well as fresh air vents. A side-screen pocket is located behind the seats and the Superformance car has both door and map pockets. Key throwback features include original style pedals, catches, fittings, shifter and hand brake lever.
The Superformance MK II Street 289 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.
SPS0016 is being offered on the original Superformance MSO with 201 miles and is available for $134,950.