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ON THE ROAD: Shelby Cobra

This 1965 Shelby Cobra replica has a 427ci V8 and is signed by legend Carroll Shelby.After a wild Midwest week filled with chilly temps and flood-like deluges of rain, this Shelby Cobra replica was more than eager to stretch its V8 legs at the first warm day the area has seen in quite a while. The low and lean sportster looked striking with its eye-searing lime green paint and carbon fiber-esque dual racing stripes. We can’t confirm what was underhood but a side badge boldly proclaims a 427ci power plant may be tucked between the wheel wells. Peaking our interest in the austere and all-business cockpit was Carroll Shelby’s autograph on the passenger side dash. At some point the Texan racing legend gave his stamp of approval on this Cobra’s top-notch workmanship making this four-wheeled serpent one very cool and special machine.

This 1965 Shelby Cobra replica has a 427ci V8 and is signed by legend Carroll Shelby. This 1965 Shelby Cobra replica has a 427ci V8 and is signed by legend Carroll Shelby. This 1965 Shelby Cobra replica has a 427ci V8 and is signed by legend Carroll Shelby. This 1965 Shelby Cobra replica has a 427ci V8 and is signed by legend Carroll Shelby. This 1965 Shelby Cobra replica has a 427ci V8 and is signed by legend Carroll Shelby. This 1965 Shelby Cobra replica has a 427ci V8 and is signed by legend Carroll Shelby. This 1965 Shelby Cobra replica has a 427ci V8 and is signed by legend Carroll Shelby.The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Classic Recollections, 2013 ©

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