Frame Up Built 1965 Cobra Roadster 302 V8 5 Speed
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Frame Up Built 1965 Cobra Roadster 302 V8 5 Speed for sale
5527 Lakeview Road. Charlotte. NC. 28269. US1965 Shelby Cobra
Frame Up Built Cobra Roadster 302 V8 5 SpeedYear: 1965 Type of vehicle title: Clear Primary color: Black Mileage: 52 Transmission type: 5 Speed Manual Engine: 302 V8 Interior color: Black Vehicle info
When it comes to a lot of performance for not a lot of money. it's hard to beat a Factory Five Cobra. The formula is simple; take a lightweight boxed chassis. wrap it in high-quality tight fitting fiberglass. and plant a hot small block Ford between the fenders for whiplash-inducing acceleration. This Factory Five Cobra combines spectacular realistic flame paint with an awesome. throaty roar and all the right hardware to turn your knuckles white with excitement! Best of all. it's a fully sorted. turnkey package that's available to you for a fraction of the time and money someone else put into building it. If you've been searching for the perfect car to maximize your dollar to thrill ratio. this red-hot Cobra is your ticket!
Factory Five has long been applauded for their great fiberglass work and this roadster is no exception. The flawless body doesn't have a wave or ripple anywhere; and exceptionally tight panel gaps. which have become a Factory Five hallmark. provide an excellent foundation for the cars flowing 'realistic flame' paint job. Once the spectacular looking flames branded the smooth body from nose to tail. they were intricately detailed in subtle blue. purple and green ghost tips to create one Cobra which actually has enough visual sizzle to match its legendary performance. Forget all those boring. traditional. striped cars that are a dime a dozen at virtually every major car show. THIS is the true personality of a Cobra!
And speaking of personality. the details of any great car can either make or break what would otherwise be an excellent. cohesive design language. That statement is especially true in replicas where details are sometimes treated as a way to cut costs or. in worst case scenarios. a complete afterthought. Fortunately. in traditional Factory Five fashion. this killer Cobra uses its design details as assets to enhance its sinister personality. At the front of the car. like-new chrome trimmed headlights sit above finned parking lights and two industrial black Cobra bumperettes. At the sides of those bumperettes. traditional vertical grilles border a massive radiator opening that. along with the cars lower air intake. is covered in bright silver mesh. Behind that radiator opening. the cars smooth fiberglass hood props a small scoop and locking chrome latches in front of a new glass windshield which is complete with a chrome frame. four wind visors and stainless wipers. At the sides of the car. great sounding ceramic coated side pipes sit below bright. finned aluminum air extractors. chrome 'bullet style' racing mirrors and a chrome driver's side roll bar. At the back of the car. a custom trunk graphic is centered between two chrome trunk hinges and a chrome tag light; and a traditional polished fuel filler sits above chrome trimmed tail lights and two more industrial black bumperettes.
Great looks are only part of this Cobra's appeal; it also does a very good job of going fast and making a lot of noise! Tilt open the glossy fiberglass hood and you'll find a late model Ford 302 V8 that looks almost as mean as it sounds. At the top of the motor. a chrome. low profile air cleaner features a '289' decal added for some vintage flair. That air cleaner funnels oxygen into a Holley 4-barrel carburetor mounted to an Edelbrock Performer RPM aluminum intake. At the front of that intake. an MSD billet distributor sends spark from an MSD Blaster II coil to heavy duty Ford Racing wires which snake around clean. ceramic coated headers. At the front of the car. an aluminum radiator. which is complete with an electric fan. sends water through chrome flex hoses. and billet pulleys utilize a brand new V-belt to spin an Edelbrock water pump and a fresh chrome alternator. Aesthetically. the small block looks right at home under the satin black fiberglass hood. and the lightweight aluminum engine bay perfectly complements a plethora of sleeved hoses. attractive aluminum "Cobra Powered By Ford" valve covers and the cars slick. metallic red engine block.
One of the best things about buying a high quality Cobra replica is the modern hardware underneath. Fully sorted and as well done as the cars exterior shell. this roadsters tough tubular chassis and rigid suspension are ready to take on the fastest track you can find. Behind the engine. a modern 5-speed manual sends power to a proven 8. 8 inch Ford rear end with stout 3. 55 gears. At the corners. four wheel manual disc brakes with metallic red calipers combine with a manual steering rack to provide excellent stopping and turning without robbing the engine of power. Up front. the cars double A-arm front suspension has been equipped with coil over shocks which improve handling; and out back. the cars four link rear suspension has been upfitted with coil over shocks and panhard bars which provide excellent grip and drama free launches. Power flows to the ground through classic 15 inch Halibrand knock offs which wear durable 235/60 front and 295/50 rear Goodyear Eagle GT II radials that provide a great combination of performance and style. Thanks to an exceptionally high power to weight ratio. completely modern components and a stiff. purpose built frame. this roadster is a blast to drive and would most likely dispose of any traditional Cobra on race day.
Cobra interiors have always been simple. and even though this car ratchets up appeal with a few custom touches. its purist nature is still blatantly clear. The black vinyl bucket seats are firm. look as good as new and feature four point Simpson Racing harnesses for optimal safety. In front of the seats the cars gloss black dash is fronted by straight and tight black vinyl. topped by cool chrome vents and features a full assortment of Autometer gauges above well-placed accessory switches. At the sides of the seats. traditional fiberglass Cobra doors have been fitted with great looking door panels that feature leather map pockets and chrome door latches; and at the floor. like-new black carpet frames a traditional Cobra shifter. a chrome fire extinguisher and nice Factory Five logo floor mats. In front of the driver. a polished aluminum 3-spoke steering wheel holds a wood rim around a traditional "5" horn button. and behind the driver an aluminum trunk retains enough space to haul home plenty of trophies from the car show.
With its awesome paint job. solid small block engine and fully sorted track ready chassis. this bad ass Cobra provides an unmatched driving experience that's wrapped in spectacular good looks. It's the latest in a string of high quality. high profile Cobras we've offered which look just as good as the real deal while benefitting from modern technology and 21st century build techniques. Don't miss this opportunity to own a red hot. turnkey Factory Five roadster that's just as nice as an original Cobra. and probably more fun to drive. at a fraction of the price.About this auction & rk motors charlotte
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If you would like to make a sales visit or arrange an inspection. we would be happy to schedule a personal appointment with either yourself or your representative. To do so. contact Joseph Carroll at (704)596-5211 or (704)999-9826. Joe's email address is: Joseph. Carroll@RKMotorsCharlotte. com. For those of you who need to fly in. we can provide transportation to and from Charlotte Douglas International Airport. We can also recommend accommodations within a short distance of our facility.
RK Motors takes pride in delivering road-ready cars to our customers. That's why every car we sell comes with the assurance of our Seal of Approval process - a comprehensive inspection performed by our sister company. the RKM Performance Center. From major visual defects to basic functionality issues. our Seal of Approval checklist covers the basics so you can feel confident about your purchase.
For international buyers. note that we've shipped cars to collectors and classic car fans world-wide for years. We can provide you with a firm quote for transport to any shipping port in the world in a sealed container and handle the process for you from start to finish. Our domestic and international ground transport solutions are enclosed only. If you wish to use an open carrier. you will need to arrange that. Our Transportation Manager. Jason Spruill. stands ready to help you with your transport & shipping needs. Jason can be reached at: Jason. Spruill@RKMotorsCharlotte. com.
A common question we receive is: "do you accept trades"? We do accept trades. but will only consider #1 or #2 condition vehicles. If you would like us to review a trade. please send recent. high resolution pictures of the entire car. including the underside. Also send a detailed description which includes all specifications. facts. figures. history and documentation present with the car. Lastly. give us a clear idea of what you are seeking in trade value. If you are a MyClassicGarage user. you can send us an Evaluation file for review. Our MCG virtual garage name is: RK Motors Charlotte. Email information and pictures on your trade directly to Joseph Carroll. Joseph's email address is: Joseph. Carroll@RKMotorsCharlotte. com.
Our 60. 00 sqf retail showrooms are located in beautiful Charlotte. North Carolina . We usually have 200-250 incredible cars on display. and there's always something new. Feel free to make an appointment. stop in and meet our staff. and. more importantly. see the Greatest Showroom on Earth! Each and every one of our employees is an absolute car nut and we do this because we love cars!
In addition to our retail showroom in Charlotte. NC. the RKM Performance Center is located in a 40. 00 sqf facility in Mooresville. NC. which is about 20 minutes north of Charlotte in the heart of NASCAR country. We perform complete restorations for classic car collectors worldwide. RKM restored cars have won numerous national awards.
Check out our feedback from other customers who have purchased cars from us in the past on our website. We pride ourselves on describing our cars accurately. and. our cars really do look better in person than in the pictures!
Every car that you see for sale is in our physical possession and located at our main facility. 5527 Lakeview Road. Charlotte. NC. 28269. For general information. call us at: (704)596-5211.RKM Performance Center Heated paint booth Sanding room Mixing room Sandblasting cabinet Interior shop Metal fabrication shop 10 two post lifts Alignment rack
Joseph Carroll President & C. E. O
5527 Lakeview Road
Charlotte. NC. 28269
joseph. carroll@RKMotorsCharlotte. com
Gerry Notara Vice President
5527 Lakeview Road
Charlotte. NC. 28269
Gerry. Notara@RKMotorsCharlotte. com
Donald Berard Sales Manager
5527 Lakeview Road
Charlotte. NC. 28269
Donald. Berard@RKMotorsCharlotte. com
Jason Spruill Transport Manager
5527 Lakeview Road
Charlotte. NC. 28269
jason. spruill@RKMotorsCharlotte. com
5527 Lakeview Road
Charlotte. NC 28269
RKM Performance Center
161 Knob Hill Road
Mooresville. NC 28117
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