1965 AC Cobra

427 Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    CSX3153
  • Lot number 
    53
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

French registration
Chassis # CSX3153

- The most radical sports car of all time
- Amazing performance
- Known history, recorded in the Shelby Registry
- In superb condition

Say 'Cobra' to any car enthusiast and you will see his pulse quicken and eyes start shining with particular brilliance. But say 'Cobra 427' and you will trigger a passionate response and a lively discussion on the outstanding performance of the greatest creation of the late Carroll Shelby. His idea to shoehorn a mighty big Ford V8 in the chassis of the lightweight and well designed AC Ace created a sports car that remains the most amazing from that era. After the 289 version (4.7-liters), Shelby continued increasing the power and size of the engine, to stay ahead of the competition that threatened to overtake him. He therefore placed, in a modified chassis and equipped with a coil-sprung suspension system, the 427 engine (7-liters) with 425bhp