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#1 of 2 CSX Phantom Cobra Built! 427ci FE V8, 4-Speed, Built for Carroll Shelby


1965 Shelby Cobra CSX "Phantom Cobra" Description:

1965 Shelby Cobra CSX "Phantom Cobra"

VIN: CSX4209

Check out this beautiful 1965 Shelby Cobra CSX "Phantom Cobra"! This Phantom Cobra was presented at the special 2003 Barrett-Jackson 80th Birthday Party for Carroll Shelby and it's # 1 of only 2 ever made! This 65' is also the only red 80th Birthday Phantom Cobra, making this a very rare ride! This special roadster was on the 2003 Victory Tour, traveling across the nation while also being exhibited at shows and turning heads wherever it went! Lenny Kravitz even drove this beautiful Cobra in Nashville, TN. This Phantom Cobra has an Aluminum Body, glossy Red Paint finish, Black Leather Interior, Custom Painted Cobra along both front fenders, Carbon Fiber Hood Scoop, Ceramic Coated Side Pipes, Shelby Knock Off Wheels, Chrome Roll Bar and Bumpers, Polished Aluminum Fuel Cap, along with Carroll Shelby's Autograph on the nose that's protected underneath the clear coat. Under the hood sits an Aluminum 427ci FE V8 Engine with Dual Holley 4 Barrel Carburetors on top. Power is sent to the BFGoodrich Radial T/A Tires through a Toploader 4-Speed Manual Transmission and a Dana Independent Rear End with Limited Slip! This Phantom Cobra is an absolute blast to drive and there's plenty of power on tap too! Stop on a dime thanks to the equipped Disc Brakes on all four corners of this 65'!

The interior of this Phantom Cobra looks great! Take a look inside to see this roadster sporting Bucket Seating, Simpson Lab Belts, Black Leather Upholstery, Black Carpeting, Floor Shifter, Polished Aluminum and Wood Steering Wheel, Shelby Gauges, Carroll Shelby's Signature on the dashboard, Fire Extinguisher, along with a beautifully finished Aluminum Trunk. The underside of this Phantom Cobra looks amazing! You won't hesitate to place a set of mirrors underneath this 65' any day of the week to display the beautiful condition of the Frame, Bracing, Floors, Fuel Tank, Fuel and Brake Lines, Disc Brakes, Driveshaft, Independent Rear End, Independent Front Suspension, Coil Overs all around, Toploader Transmission, Explosion Proof Bellhousing, Large Oil Pan, Aluminum Radiator, along with the Dual Side Pipes that rumble beautifully with the V8 up front!

This 1965 Shelby CSX Phantom Cobra is a gorgeous roadster inside and out! Traveling along with this Cobra is a Plaque with Carrol Shelby's Autograph, a Photo of Carroll Autographing the Plaque, Dyno Sheets, Carroll Shelby Birthday Magazines, along with Manuals and Receipts from the build! Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this rare cobra so call us today before it's gone!

This Cobra is registered in the Shelby World Registry as Carroll Shelby's 80th Birthday Cobra.

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427ci FE V8 Engine
- Solid Flat Tappet Camshaft
- Aluminum Shaft Mount Roller Rockers
After Market Cylinder Heads
Aluminum Heads
- Casting #: C5AE F

Holley 4160 4 Barrel Carburetors
- Rear Carb List #: C3AF 9510 - BJ 2805
- Rear Carb List #: C3AF 9510 - BK 2804
- Vacuum Secondaries
- Straight Boosters
- 600 CFM Each

Toploader 4-Speed Manual Transmission
Transmission # HEH BL 010252
- Casting #: C5AR 7006 - D
- Vin: G65Z24301
- 390 Big Block Correct
- 1965 Model Year
- Close Ratio

Front Suspension Independent
Rear Suspension Independent
Dana Independent Rear End
- Ratio: Approximately 3.50:1
- Limited Slip

Front Wheels 15"
Rear Wheels 15"
Front Tires BFGoodrich 245/60R15
Rear Tires BFGoodrich 295/50R15

Front Brakes Disc
Rear Brakes Disc

Side Pipes
- Glasspack Style

- Paint is Incredible
- Aluminum Body
- Signature on Hood
- Body Lines are Straight
- Doors and Trunk Operate Nicely
- Jet Coated Side Pipes
- Chrome is Amazing
- Driver Side Roll Bar
- Cobra Style Fuel Fill

- Carpet is Clean
- Upholstery looks Good
- Dashboard in Great Shape
- Signature on Dash
- Steering Wheel looks Great
- Lap Belts
- Car Cover in Trunk

- Gas Tank looks Great
- Frame is Solid
- Explosion Proof Bell Housing
- Oil Pan looks Good
- Nose looks Good

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Item location:Plymouth, Michigan, United States
SubModel:CSX "Phantom Cobra"
Trim:CSX "Phantom Cobra"
Interior color:Black
Engine:427 V8
Vehicle Title:Clear