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AutoHunter Spotlight: 2001 Factory Five Shelby Cobra

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by, is this 2001 Factory Five Shelby Cobra. The replica roadster is powered by a 408ci Ford Windsor V8 backed by a TREMEC five-speed manual transmission. Features include fuel injection, side pipes and racing harnesses, among others. Finished in metallic blue with white stripes over a black vinyl interior, this Factory Five Shelby Cobra comes from the selling dealer with a clear South Dakota title.

The exterior is finished in the classic Cobra colors of metallic blue with white stripes. Features include hood scoop, chrome nerf bars, side pipes, polished windshield frame with wind wings, driver-side mirror and chrome roll hoop.

A set of 17-inch 10-spoke aluminum wheels is wrapped in BFGoodrich g-Force Sport Comp-2 radial tires.

The bucket seats are upholstered in black vinyl. Features include carbon fiber dashboard, three-spoke steering wheel with wood rim, power steering, Simpson racing harnesses, fire extinguisher and Holley Sniper EFI control panel.

The instrument panel features a 180-mph reverse-winding speedometer, clock and gauges for the fuel level, water temperature, oil pressure and voltage. The digital odometer reads 2,904 miles, but the true mileage on this vehicle is unknown.

Power is provided by a 408ci Ford Windsor small-block with a TREMEC five-speed manual controlling the gears. The engine features a Holley Sniper fuel injection system, black finned aluminum valve covers, finned aluminum oval air cleaner and serpentine belt engine accessory drive system.

This Cobra replica is equipped with an independent front suspension and a solid rear drive axle. Braking is provided by manual four-wheel discs.

The selling dealer charges a $199 documentation fee in addition to the price of the vehicle.

The auction for this 2001 Factory Five Shelby Cobra ends on Monday, March 20, 2023, at 2:40 p.m. (PDT)

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery

Diego Rosenberg
Diego Rosenberg
Lead Writer Diego Rosenberg is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey, giving him plenty of exposure to the charms of Carlisle and Englishtown. Though his first love is Citroen, he fell for muscle cars after being seduced by 1950s finned flyers—in fact, he’s written two books on American muscle. But please don’t think there is a strong American bias because foreign weirdness is never far from his heart. With a penchant for underground music from the 1960-70s, Diego and his family reside in metropolitan Phoenix.


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