1965 Shelby Cobra in Irvine, California


Classic 1960s roadster meets modern American V8 technology in this
amazing Superformance MKIII (SP02518). The car is a rolling
masterpiece, clad in stunning royal blue paint with contrasting
white stripes. The magnificent blue color is offset by silver
ceramic-coated side pipes with heat shields, along with silver
ceramic-coated headers. Chrome accents include front and rear quick
jacks, the fire extinguisher and roll bar. The roadster has 17"
wheels shod with stainless steel spinners and high-performance

A modern fuel-injected Ford 5.0L Gen 1 "Coyote" 302 c.i.d. engine
with 11:1 compression motors the lightweight roadster with 420
reliable horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. The gorgeous V8 has
Ford valve covers, a carbon fiber engine cover, a chrome coolant
expansion tank, steel braided oil lines to a remote oil filter and
a chrome air intake. Safety features include a battery kill switch
in the trunk.

The MKIII has a 5-speed Tremec TKO manual transmission fitted with
an internal slave cylinder, that sends power to the independent
rear suspension. Power Disc 4 Piston Wilwood brakes with stainless
steel lines and power assist provide this MKIII with amazing
stopping power while the Bilstein coil-over shocks and front and
rear sway bars maximize the car's handling.

SP02518 has a comfortable black leather steering wheel. The period
correct SC dash houses Smith instrument gauges, Lucas toggle
switches, an amp gauge and a 180-mph reverse speedometer. The
cockpit has a black interior with doors secured by original-style
carriage latches. All openings, such as the engine bay, trunk, and
cockpit are wrapped around the steel subframe for increased
strength and support.

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 car, ensuring an authentic sports car experience.

Built in 2011 with only 3,500 miles on it, SP02518 is titled in
Missouri and available for only $109,950.

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