An amazing looking car popped up on Carsales.com.au recently.
The seller states……
COBRA A98 LE MANS COUPE – the rarest Cobra ever offered for sale.
The craftsmanship in this vehicle has to be seen to be believed!
Only 1 original car ever built to race at Le Mans in 1964.
This is an exact hand built aluminium reproduction of A98. Also the only one ever built. The car is registered as an I.C.V. (individually constructed vehicle) in Western Australia.
Includes permits for side pipes and three point seat belt harnesses.
Featured in Perth Street Car magazine Volume 18 number 2.
THE CHASSIS: 1965 big block Cobra frame (not the leaf spring model). All original 427 wishbones and uprights . Chrome moly suspension towers. Original 6 pin drive hubs with girling brakes.
GEAR BOX: Tremec TKO 500, 5 speed. Quartermaster centre push bearing.
DIFF: Salisbury 3.54 LSD
WHEELS: 15″ Trigo Cobra 6 pin drive knock offs. Front 15″x7.5 rear 15″x9.5
TYRES: BF Goodrich F 15×245 R 15×275
SUSPENSION: Original 427 Cobra. Adjustable spax. 500 lb springs.
COCKPIT: Leather trimmed seats and dash. Smiths instruments, Lucas switches, Motolita steering wheel.
BODY: All aluminium to original profiles. Finished in brushed alloy. Twin filler caps, Lucas lights.
ENGINE: 351 Windsor fuel injected 50mm EFI quad throttle bodies. Aluminium pro 1 dart heads. Ross gapless pistons, scat rods, hydraulic cam 252°, yella terra flywheel, CVR electric water pump, rollmaster black timing set. Motec M48 ECU.
Also included in the price is two spare sets 16″ AC autocraft MK4 wheels 6 pin drive wheels, one set fitted with Michelin Pilot tyres 225/60, 255/60. Car was first registered on 8/11/2010[photo_gallery_wp id=”9″]