How much does it cost to build a Shelby Cobra kit car?
The Shelby Cobra is one of the most frequently replicated kit cars. The kit needed to build a Factory Five Cobra replica can go for $12,990.
Do Cobra kit cars hold their value?
I don’t know about how a high mileage replica Cobra would fare. Basically, if the Cobra is in pristine condition, it will hold its value. No normal production car will hold value unless it is a collector item. I don’t think vehicles really become collector items until they are 30+ years old.
What is a Shelby Cobra kit car?
Not included with the kit car is basically the entire driveline late-model Fox Body Mustang including the engine, transmission, driveshaft, front and rear suspension, brakes, steering rack, fuel tank and engine computer. …
How much does a real cobra cost?
This served to cover the intense engineering costs and keep it away from inexperienced drivers. Today, an unrestored original Shelby 427 Cobra for sale will start at over one million dollars.
How much did a Shelby Cobra cost new?
Pricing. The price of the Shelby Cobra 427 brand new in 1965 was around $7,500 USD.
Are kit cars worth the money?
If you spent a lot of money buying components for a kit car that you one day plan on selling, you should be ready for a loss when you eventually sell it. Since kit cars are not cars that are bought and built for sale and profit, but for personal usage, that shouldn’t be a problem. It’s just so you keep it in mind.
How hard is it to build a kit car?
Building a kit car is challenging, which is why you’ll get so much satisfaction and enjoyment completing and driving your new ride. Persistence is important also, as some kit cars never get finished by the original purchaser because the owner didn’t continue through the tough spots.
Where can I buy an unfinished Shelby Cobra?
Unfinished Cobra builds come up for sale all the time. Just a few weeks ago, we stumbled upon an abandon ERA Cobra project on Craigslist within an hour of RCN HQ for just $2,500.
What kind of engine does a 1965 Shelby Cobra have?
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When did I buy a Shelby Cobra 427?
I have a Factory Five Racing Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster Kit that I do not have time to finish. It was purchased in 1999 for $15,000 and I’m willing to let it go for a DEAL!! The entire body is CARBON FIBER and is partially assembled (see photos).
Are there any unfinished Cobra builds on Craigslist?
Unfinished Cobra builds come up for sale all the time. Just a few weeks ago, we stumbled upon an abandon ERA Cobra project on Craigslist within an hour of RCN HQ for just $2,500. Unfortunately, that car turned out to be a lamentable conglomeration of hacked El Camino chassis, drywall tape and bondo.