This reptilian road rocket was purchased from the renowned Cobra builder Peter Portante of famed E.R.A. [Era Replica Automobiles, New Britain, Connecticut]. 100% frame-up restoration with all top-rung premium componentry, just completed in September (2017). Original-correct (i.e., aggressive) FIA stance.
—Under the Bonnet—
427 cid Windsor stroker V8
Originally built by Keith Craft; delivers a 600 hp/ 556 ft.lbs. of torque
Among the premium parts and components under the hood:
—In the (Legend-correct) Cockpit—
Note: the original E.R.A. shoulder harnesses and (handcrafted premium-construction) original E.R.A. driver seat (in excellent condition) are individually negotiable with the sale of the car; details are provided at the bottom of this page.
—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—
Note: full spare set of PS Engineering 6-pin rims [polished aluminum, set of four] shod with Hoosier radial slicks [275/40ZRx17″ front; 315/35ZRx17″ rear]. Negotiable with the sale of this car; separate pricing details are provided at the bottom of this page.
This is the top of the pyramid of the 289FIA genre of the Cobra family lineage, and a splendid, take-no-prisoners driving machine. I’ve enjoyed 12 years of visceral thrills behind the wheel of this spectacular serpent; now it’s some other lucky guy’s turn to pick up where I’ve left off.
Serious inquiries only, please!