Shelby Cobra 427 super snake – The ultimate sports car

The 427 obra is referred to as super snake car that made history. This sports car is very powerful and only two units were produced. According to its maker Shelby, it is the fastest car on the road. The race car was modified so that you can drive it legally on the streets. This car model was the stand out among the Cobras Shelby. Its V8 engine and light weight body is the most sought after car ever.  Today it personifies high performance and charm. The new Cobra is sold for about $70.000. If you want to own the fastest car then you should have this amount.

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake rear left

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake rear left

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake front

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake front

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake

Performance

The acceleration and decceleration rates of 427 Cobra is so unbelievable.  Under its hood is a more developed engine compared to the original model. The handling is very popular because of its suspension system. This is thanks to Ford Motor Company. The car can produce 0-100-0 times. If it is under heavy acceleration, the braking system is very good. With the help of Girling discs it can help tone the car if it is running about 100 mph. The wide racing tires are reducing the problem. Based on this fact, the Cobra 427 is not a vehicle for beginners. It has a big radiator and large grille opening to keep the engine cool and avoid overheating.

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake engine

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake engine

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake power plant

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake power plant

Interior

Every aspect that should be found in a sports car is seen in 427 Cobra from its sound system to air conditioning. If you are running for hours, you will feel the heat in the feet area due to lack of insulation. However Shelby is doing something about it to correct the problem. The layout is unchanged including the metal brake and clutch pedal. It is said to be a lot spacious. The seats are covered with leather and are very comfortable. The steering wheel is positioned perfectly and the shift control is ideal. For a fast car, this 427 Cobra is simple in interior aspect.

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake interior

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake interior

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake steering wheel

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake steering wheel

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake speedometer

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake speedometer

Exterior

This is much wider than 289 making it more comfortable. Compared to its predecessor, the 427 Cobra is said to be bulkier. The exterior looks mean and aggressive.  It also has the wild fender flares that was first seen on 289 race cars. If you are looking for a tough looking car then this 427 Cobra should be on top of the list. Shelby has given the 427 Cobra Haibrand magnesium wheels as part of its standard features. The wheels are customized and painted black. The rims are polished and it is highlighting the air slots. The latest 427 cobras will get customized with special magnesium wheels. Overall you will definitely love to own one of the Cobras from Shelby.

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake front left

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake front left

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake side

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake side

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake rear right

Shelby Cobra 427 super snake rear right

 

Performance Dimensions
Engine: V8 twin-supercharged overhead-valve Length: 151.5 in (3,848 mm)
Displacement: 6997 Cc Width: 61 in (1,549 mm)
Horsepower: 800 hp Height: 49 in (1,245 mm)
Max RPM: 7,400 rpm Maximum Seating: 2
Torque: 462 @ 2800 Wheelbase: 90.0 inches
Transmission: three-speed automatic Luggage Capacity: NA
0-60 mph: 3,2 seconds
Top Speed: 165 mph

 

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