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!
Located in Chester, Connecticut [4 miles from the Connecticut River]
860-227-1493 EDT (cell)
The spectacular Cobra photography you see on this page was brought to you by Bill himself, using his daughter Chloe's Nikon D3300 digicam and its standard 18–55mm short-zoom lens. Bill scrupulously/conscientiously heeded this site's 'Cobra Photography Tips'... and his results speak for themselves!