Backdraft RT4 Roadster
#2249, Sterling Grey finish/silver stripes

—SOLD—

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3/4-frontal shot (from driver side) 3/4-frontal shot of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

Glistening, low-mileage Backdraft RT4 in Sterling Grey Metallic finish/bright silver stripes.  This snake strikes a big punch with 553 horsepower from the highly-sought–after Roush 427R and backed by a Tremec TKX 5-speed gearbox.

It’s loaded with lots of extras including dual-zone heated seats, removable bikini top, snap-less cockpit cover (tonneau cover), glovebox, car cover, and more.  She is in excellent condition inside, outside and underneath, and everything is in top-notch working order. All maintenance and service has been performed by the roundly respected Backdraft dealer, Radical Roadsters of Texas.

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3/4-frontal shot (from passenger side) 3/4-frontal shot of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for sale
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—Under the Engine Deck—
There’s a Jack Roush stealth instrument
 lurking within this beauty.

Roush 427R 553 hp/530 lbs.ft. torque (engine shot#1, from driver side) of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for sale
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The Emperor-Class engine compartment componentry includes:

  • Roush 427R 553 hp/530 lbs.ft. torque
  • Dart Windsor 4-bolt main/cast-iron block
  • #4340 forged steel crank
  • forged H-beam rods
  • forged aluminum pistons
  • Roush aluminum CNC-ported cylinder heads
  • high-performance hydraulic roller cam
  • high-volume oil pump
  • period-correct external oil cooler assembly
  • aluminum high-volume water pump
  • Holley 4-barrel carburetor
  • aluminum pulleys & brackets
  • aluminum 100-amp alternator
  • Moroso 8-qt. front-sump high-capacity oil pan
  • MSD 6AL ignition ensemble—distributor, coil & wires
  • Roush black-finned air cleaner and valve covers
  • ceramic silver-coated headers
  • high-performance aluminum core radiator with thermostatically-controlled electric fan

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 Roush 427R 553 hp/530 lbs.ft. torque (engine shot#2, from passenger side) of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for sale
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  —Gear Train—

  • Tremec TKX (5-speed) high-performance gearbox
  • McLeod performance clutch & pressure plate
  • QuickTime safety steel bellhousing
  • driveshaft steel safety loop
  • front & rear swaybars
  • fully adjustable coil-over suspension
  • Ford Racing independent rear suspension with 3.55:1 final ratio
  • 4-wheel power disc brakes

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—In this Gran Turismo cockpit—

cockpit shot#1, from passenger side) of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for sale
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In this exquisitely handcrafted cockpit:

  • premium black leather upholstery with silver stitching (seats, dash & door panels)
  • rich black wool carpeting with edge piping (bound edges)
  • custom embroidered floor mats
  • 4-point cam-lock racing seatbelts
  • heated dual zone seats
  • locking glovebox
  • white custom shifter knob
  • MotoLita hardwood-rimmed steering wheel
  • Legend-correct pushbutton start
  • upgraded billet high-mount side mirrors
  • windwings & tinted sunvisors

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cockpit shot#2, of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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 dashboard shot of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Rolling Stock—

  • 18″ powder-coated true knockoff aluminum wheels, shod with
  • Nitto NT555 high-performance rubber: 245/40 in front and 295/40 in the rear

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aerial shot (from passenger side) of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—

This beauty boasts Backdraft’s new RT4 suspension, chassis enhancements, dropped footbox, et al.

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The gleaming menace in other
drivers’ rearview mirrors.

head-on frontal shot of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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3/4-rear shot (from passenger side) shot of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Other Particulars—

  • passenger-side rollbar assembly
  • clear paint protection film across door tops, and leading surface of rear fenders
  • ceramic-coated sidepipes & heat shields
  • clear front turn signals
  • chromed overrider bumpers front & rear
  • VMS fully functional towhook assembly
  • snapless tonneau cover
  • removable Bimini top
  • indoor car cover
  • clear Texas titled as a 1965
  • mileage: 1,975 [3,200 km]

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—Bringing up the Rear—

head-on-rear shot of Sterling Grey Metallic (silver stripes) with Roush 427R powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR2249, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

You’ll encounter no downside issues with this gunmetal gray beauty, only exhilarating driving and touring adventures.

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—SOLD—

$89,000

Serious inquiries only, please!

Contact

James Yale

Radical Roadsters of Texas

Located in the Houston, Texas area

281-804-5730

JamesYale1@hotmail.com

November, 2023: These extraordinary photos of BDR2249 were carefully photographed by Radical Roadsters’ James Yale, who skillfully strives to use his Nikon D3200 camera to capture every Cobra he shoots just as you would see it in person. CS Cobra gold divider bar 3/5/24: Dear CobraCountry:  Please advise Curt to mark this RT4 serpent (BDR#2249) SOLD. Gone to a lucky new owner and new digs way up in Bowling Green, Kentucky!