From around 1956 until the mid 1980s, Dodge, Plymouth and even Chrysler squads were the most ubiquitous police cars in North America. In fact, the biggest department, the NYPD, used Plymouth and Dodge squads almost exclusively until the rear-drive M body car was finally axed in 1989.
The no-frills Savoy two-door sedan was home to another engine of considerable repute, the infamous 413 Max Wedge, a Super Stock monster block Chrysler introduced in the spring of 1962.
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Now for sale in our Houston Showroom is this sleek LIMITED EDITION 1965 Shelby Cobra, CSX4567. This 50th Anniversary Cobra is the first one delivered of the 50 that were produced in total. It is untitled, and still on original MSO. The Shelby company has kept most of the features for the new Cobra much the same as the original 1965 model. They were manufactured with a lightweight body, fully independent suspension, upgraded disc brakes and come as a rolling chassis. The new owners had the option of engine and transmission as well has who installed these components into the car. This powerhouse features the iconic 427 CID V8 that has been bored and punched out to a 496 CID. The engine with built by Shelby and Robert Yates, and not only gives it a rare pedigree, it also gives the car some superior performance capabilities. The engine is aluminum and serial numbered to the car. This engine has only around 55 miles on it since new. Along with the engine the aluminum-cased 4-speed Top Loader has been Serial numbered to the car as well. The engine is mated with a 4-speed manual transmission that rips through the powerband with ease. With all the power being put to the ground, it s vital to have plenty of stopping power. This beautiful piece of machinery features 4-wheel disk brakes with Wilwood calipers. When purchasing the vehicle there were only 2 color options. You can choose between polished aluminum or the classic blue and white (over the full aluminum body). This one of course got the clean blue and white combo and is in excellent condition and painted by Shelby. Sitting on a set of knock-off wheels this car is show ready and itching for a new owner. The interior of the car features black bucket seats that are in great condition. With the iconic reverse speedometer, fire suppression system, and overall killer appearance this car is not one you want to compete against. The combination of light weight, raw power, and clean overall appearance, you truly can t find much to complain about. Some additional information includes a complete history file of the vehicle as well as a dyno sheet for the engine. For more information on this Limited Edition 50th Anniversary 1965 Shelby Cobra for sale, to see all the HD pictures and videos of it, copy the URL below, and see it at this direct link: http://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/HOU/1145/1965-AC-Shelby-Cobra . Alternatively, if you want to see it in person, come to our Houston Showroom, located at 1910 Cypress Station Dr, Bldg 200, Houston, TX 77090. You may also call the showroom at (832) 243-6220, or email us at Houston@gatewayclassiccars.com.
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496 CID V8
4- Speed Manual
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