1965 Cobra CSX4000 427S/C Description
In 1962 Carroll Shelby introduced the Shelby Cobra - the most desired American muscle car in history. In 1965 the evolution of the 289 into the 427 S/C redefined power and performance. Today the 427 cobra features Shelby parts in the construction and carries a genuine CSX serial number and MSO with every chassis. In addition, the Cobra offers modern technological advancements to enhance safety and performance while maintaining the classic look and feel of the original. CSX4143 is the Real Deal! It is built by Shelby to his exact specifications from the 1965 Shelby Team Guardsmen Blue with Wimbledon White paint scheme with the rookie fender stripe. Each hand crafted Aluminum bodied 427S/C is specially prepared by highly skilled craftsmen. Built for and by the renowned Doug Pratt and Chuck Spielman. Just like the original race car, CSX4143's frame is constructed using 4" round tube main rails. The 90" wheelbase carries a four wheel independent suspension with dual A-arms and coil over shocks. The original look is maintained with the 15" Halibrand Style pin drive wheels, original style roll bar, custom made headers and side pipes. A large aluminum radiator, rack and pinion steering, and Salisbury style differential are also standard features. The interior boasts of original gauges and an original style 15" wood steering wheel. CSX4143 was built with a period correct 427FE making 500HP and mated to a Tremec TKO 5 Speed Manual Transmission. Lucas LeMans Headlights, Aluminum Oil Cooler, Radiator, and 40 Gallon Fuel Tank, Ceramic Coated Exhaust, Black Leather Dash, Door Panels, Kick Panels, and Rear Panel, and Chrome Roll Bar finish off the look and feel of this stunning Aluminum Cobra. A new Aluminum CSX4000 would cost over $265,000 to duplicate. With CA 1965 Ford Title and only 5,342 miles, CSX4143 is available for an amazing price of $239,950.