Superformance 427SC Cobra 
Audi Kaktus Grün Glimmer* finish/German leather upholstery
[that paint color name in English is Audi Cactus Green Metallic ]


'Great Reflections' shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

Superformance MkIII 427S/C Cobra, SPO1750 (build date 2003). Audi Cactus Green Metallic paint finish (PPG code DBC48337K) and clearcoat finish.

This splendid sports car answered my 38-year-old dream of possessing and driving a 'streetable' Cobra! After judging many colors [and innumerable green paint finishes], Audi's Kaktus Grün Glimmer won my heart. And its Roush powerplant never fails to satisfy my right foot's craving for power.

The 5-month wait I endured for this Superformance special order cost me countless sleepless nights. But all that was swept aside when I first saw it. The paint finish is breathtaking, the acceleration exhilarating, the cornering precise, and the memories wonderful...

It's registered in Virginia as a 1965 Superformance MkIII.

Here are some details of this lean, obscenely mean,
 Audi Cactus Green serpentine driving machine:

—UNDER THE HOOD—
Roush 392 cid Ford Windsor stroker
[440+ horsepower/440+ ft.lbs. torque]


Roush powerplant photo is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

— powerplant particulars—

This Roush powerplant (installed at Olthoff Racing) is outfitted with: Roush polished valve covers, Holley "Street HP" 4-bbl. 750 cfm carburetor, DuraSpark ignition module and coil, SS (stainless steel) braided oil cooler lines, SS radiator and oil cooler stone guards, silver-ceramic–coated headers and sidepipes.


Above: Roush engine plaque

GEAR TRAIN

McLeod 'Super Street Pro' hydraulic clutch assembly delivering to a Tremec TKO 5-speed gearbox. Ford 8.8" IRS with positrac (3.73:1-ratio).

COCKPIT


Cockpit shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

Cockpit is authentically outfitted with:

  • Moto-Lita handcrafted hardwood-rimmed steering wheel with AC emblem
  • all correct: Smiths Instruments blackfaced gauges and Lucas switches [with reverse-winding speedometer and 'correct' Lucas amps gauge]
  • premium German black leather upholstery
  • leather map pocket in each door
  • Jordan gear shift lever [original style gear shift lever also included]
  • AC foot pedals
  • heater/defroster with variable speed fan
  • fire extinguisher
  • lockable glovebox
  • Superformance fitted floormats
  • aircraft-style quick-release, 5-point harnesses for both driver & passenger
  • tinted visors, windwings


Moto-Lita wheel and Smiths gauges shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

CHASSIS, SUSPENSION, BRAKES

  • 4-wheel independent suspension
  • rack & pinion steering,
  • coil-over ride-height-adjustable Bilstein shocks
  • front & rear Urethane suspension bushings
  • Wilwood high-performance power-assisted and vented disc brakes


Driver-side broadside shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

ROLLING STOCK

  • 15" Halibrand-style knockoff wheels [15x8 front, 15x10 rear] shod with white-lettered BF Goodrich 'Radial T/A' rubber [P255/60Rx15" front, P275/60Rx15" rear] in excellent condition.


Hardtop shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

This fine Superformance hardtop is for sale separately for $4,000.

THE BAD NEWS IN ENZO'S REVIEW MIRROR


Frontal shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].


'Great Reflections#2' shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

OTHER PARTICULARS

  • silver-ceramic–coated sidepipes
  • factory soft top with side curtains/windows [w/zip-out rear window]
  • matching tonneau cover
  • Superformance flannel (indoor) dust cover
  • chromed bumperettes
  • Invicta-Shield front & rear stone guard paint protection
  • trunk finished in rich black carpet
  • lead hammer for tightening the wheel spinners
  • electrical cutoff switch in the trunk [it doubles as a security/anti-theft device]

The full-width [chassis mounted, triple-chromed] rollbar was
manufactured and installed by Olthoff Racing.

Just over 27,018 exciting miles [43,500 km] logged. Always garaged and covered.

Scrupulously maintained [using only premium Mobil1 synthetic oil and Griot's premium car care products].

—You get all the relevant records, literature, and correspondence—

AVAILABLE SEPARATELY
[each is negotiable with your purchase of the car]

  • Superformance hard top: $4,000
  • OH storage system for the hard top (hoist & pulley setup): $175
  • twisting pliers and 0.032" SS safety wire for knockoff spinners. $30
  • Sylvania 'Xtravision' halogen sealed-beam headlamps (qty: three): $20 each
  • hydraulic brake & clutch pressure bleeder system: $75
  • Wilwood racing pads (12" front & 11" rear): $50
  • Back East outdoor car cover [for light precipitation]: $120

My heart still flutters when I drive my gorgeous green drivin' machine. And I'm always greeted with smiles and cheery thumbs-ups! But I find that we don't go out as much as before, and I think it's time to let some other lucky owner begin his serpentine love affair.

This glimmering green serpent is priced to sell at
    
$59,900 obo
  
 The Superformance hard top is priced separately at $3,000...
 negotiable with sale of the car.

Contact:
   
Dennis Patton at

(703) 444-9462 EDT (home)**
**[dial *82 first if you have "Caller ID Blocking" on your phone] 
email:  DDP82KCP@Gmail.com
Located in Herndon, Virginia U.S.A. [Fairfax County, ±15 miles 
WNW of Washington/Arlington]

The terrific Cobra photography you see on this page [especially his capture of that brilliant Audi Kaktus Grün Glimmer finish] was brought to you by Dennis himself, using his Sony 'Alpha 77' DSLR camera fitted with an 18–250mm zoom lens. Dennis followed this site's 'Cobra Photography Tips' to the letter.

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