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Shelby 427 Cobra

The Classic Shelby 427 Cobra for
Sale from Gateway Performance

For many, the Shelby 427 Cobra is the perfect car that combines muscle, speed, power, and performance all in one. At Gateway Performance, we sell new and classic Shelby 427 Cobras. We are the only authorized Shelby dealership in Missouri, and we can sell Shelby 427 Cobras as well as other Shelby cars and parts to customers all over St. Louis and the Midwest. As an authorized Shelby dealer and classic car specialists, you can rely on us to provide you with the best and most authentic products from the popular carmaker.


If you are considering purchasing a Shelby 427 Cobra to add to your arsenal, let the experts at Gateway Performance help you make the right choice. As an authorized Shelby and vintage car dealer in Missouri, we offer the best and latest models from Shelby. Whether you are looking for contemporary models or classic vintage Shelby Cobras for sale, we can get you the best prices without wavering on quality or authenticity.

Why Choose Gateway Performance to Buy Your Shelby 427 Cobra?
Whether you are interested in buying a new Shelby 427 Cobra or any classic or vintage car models, Gateway Performance is the place to turn in St. Louis and throughout Missouri. We offer a wide range of services including new Shelby sales, parts and equipment sales, and even car restoration and customization.

Gateway Performance takes pride in being the best and only authorized dealership for Shelby cars in the state of Missouri. Whether you are looking for authentic and original Shelby 427 Cobra components and parts or you would like to purchase a new Shelby 427 Cobra, you can rely on Gateway Performance to deliver. Understanding the passion for classic muscle cars like the Shelby 427 Cobra, we promise you the best in service and selection!

About the Shelby 427 Cobra
The Shelby 427 Cobra is an iconic and well loved American muscle car. Modern day reproduction models feature the same classic styling and raw power that true car enthusiasts love. Specifications include:

  • 427 cubic inches / 7.0 liter displacement

  • 90 degree V8 engine

  • Aluminum head and cast-iron block

  • Power: 550bhp at 6,700 RPM

  • Torque: 640 Nm at 3,700 RPM

  • 79bhp / liter

  • Solid steel chassis with tubular frame

  • Aluminum body panels

  • Shelby 427 Cobra Over the Decades

First introduced in the 1960s, the Shelby 427 Cobra soon took over the sports car market consumers were drawn to the classic design and high power of the automobile. Targeted to sports and racing enthusiasts, the specifications of the classic Shelby 427 Cobra were deemed unsuitable for endurance racing. Generally delivering horsepower between 400 and 500, this powerhouse was then adjusted and went on to become a radical machine on the road.

In 1967, the Shelby 427 Cobra became the fastest produced vehicle to date, despite limited number of products reaching the showrooms. Owing to the limited production in numbers, the Shelby 427 Cobra is considered to be one of the rarest muscle cars. The vintage versions of this powerful car often fetch millions. The classic 427 Super Snake in particular is known for its customized and powerful engine design that raked in $5.5 million in 2007, a record making number in terms of vintage cars.      

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