Shelby 427SC Cobra, CSX4338

built by Nostalgia Motorcars

40th Anniversary Series car

Anniversary Blue
—SOLD—

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broadside shot (passenger side) shot of 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338, painted in Anniversary BlueClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

This limited production (#38 of 40) 40th Anniversary Series beauty boasts all the options of an original Shelby Cobra of yesteryear.

The aluminum coachwork is painted in a custom bright metallic blue (Anniversary Blue) applied only on the 40th Anniversary Series cars.

It has logged only 1,070 miles [1,722 km]  to date

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—Under the Bonnet—
aluminum Shelby 427FE side-oiler

photo#1 of Shelby 427 engine in 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338, painted in Anniversary BlueClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

The engine compartment componentry includes:

  • Shelby aluminum block 427FE [427” stroked to 458” [delivers a robust and reliable 500+ horsepower]
  • Shelby aluminum heads
  • fully-forged reciprocating assembly
  • Arias forged 10:1 pistons
  • Eagle H-beam rods
  • LA Billet crank
  • Crower hydraulic roller cam
  • ARP fasteners
  • Shelby aluminum intake manifold
  • Holley 850 cfm carburetor
  • dual electric fuel pumps
  • aluminum turkey pan
  • Cobra LeMans cast-aluminum ribbed valve covers
  • OEM distributor (with electronic ignition conversion)
  • Spal 16HP puller-mounted electric cooling fan
  • HPC–coated exhaust headers

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photo#2 of Shelby 427 engine in 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338, painted in Anniversary BlueClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Gear Train—

  • rugged Ford toploader 4-speed gearbox
  • Hurst shifter
  • correct shifter boot & chromed ring
  • Shelby/Dana 44 posi-equipped differential in alloy housing [3.54:1 gear ratio] [precise reproduction of the original Salisbury HU 4]
  • driveshaft mild-steel safety loop

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3/4-frontal shot (passenger side) of 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338, painted in Anniversary BlueClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Rolling Stock—

  • genuine Trigo wheels with knockoffs
  • Goodyear ‘Eagle II’  rubber [235/60×15” front;  295/50×15” rear]

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 40th Anniversary badge on the bonnet of 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338, painted in Anniversary Blue
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—In this (Legend-faithful cockpit—

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cockpit shot (from passenger side) of 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338, painted in Anniversary Blue
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The cockpit in this li’l Anniversary Blue beauty is outfitted with:

  • Upholstery is custom-crafted from only the finest materials: Bridge of Weir black leather; German black velour carpeting
  • Custom 40th Anniversary Series floormats [with embroidered 40th Anniv. badges]
  • Special 40th Anniversary Series whitefaced gauges, glovebox plaque, coachwork emblems
  • glovebox personally signed by Carroll Shelby [accompanied with its Certification Letter of Authenticity]
  • Moto-Lita hardwood-rimmed steering wheel with 40th Anniversary Series Cobra hub emblem
  • Simpson lap & shoulder belts, original-faithful [aircraft-style] quick-release buckles
  • Lucas toggle switches
  • Shelby aluminum 40th Anniversary Series CSX4338 dash plaque
  • chromed fire extinguisher [mounted on the tunnel, between the seatbacks]
  • heater option
  • driver fresh air footbox
  • 12V kill switch
  • dual 6V batteries (period correct) mounted behind passenger seat
  • triple-chromed rollbar
  • map pocket in each door
  • tonneau cover

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instrument panel shot of 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338, painted in Anniversary Blue
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 photo of Carroll Shelby’s personal autograph on the glovebox door of 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—

  • fully-independent front & [Salisbury-style  original reproduction] rear suspension
  • adjustable coil-over shock absorbers
  • rack & pinion steering
  • Baer 4-wheel disc brakes
  • anti-roll HD swaybars

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shot of passenger-side fender of 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338, painted in Anniversary Blue
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rear-quarter view (passenger side) of 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338, painted in Anniversary Blue
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aluminum-lined luggage compartment in 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Other Particulars—

  • all aluminum panels fitted & anodized for longevity
  • upholstered/carpeted trunk
  • cast/machined/hinged LeMans-style fuel filler cap
  • 40th Anniversary (blue) car cover with logo
  • ‘Street Version’ bumpers & over-riders
  • build sheet and original paper work from Shelby

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 rear of 40th Anniversary 427SC Shelby Cobra for sale, CSX4338, painted in Anniversary Blue

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—SOLD—

$230,000

Serious inquiries only, please!

9 February 2021: You can mark that Anniversary Blue beauty (CSX4338) SOLD. Gone to a fellow Cobra enthusiast AND horse breeder in Lexington, Kentucky. So it really is going to a new stable! Many thanks for your disciplined approach to marketing these thoroughbred driving machines. Craig Szambel