1978 FORD XC Falcon Cobra for sale

Price: $325,000
Muscle Car Stables is proud to present for sale this meticulously maintained Ford Cobra that boasts a rich history with only two owners since it left the showroom floor. Current owner has had the car for 24 years and it has been passionately maintained. Vehicle comes complete with its genuine logbooks, Congratulatory Letter from Ford Dealer to original owner, Factory Production Build Sheet, Punch Card and more!
This Cobra comes factory fitted with:
All Cobras were based on the Falcon 500 GS Hardtop. The Regular Production Options (RPOs) fitted as standard equipment were:
Four-wheel disc brakes
Limited Slip Differential
Dual exhaust system
Tinted Banded laminated windscreen.

To this base specification, the non-RPO equipment unique to the 400 Cobras built was called Option 96 and included the following:
Front spoiler (vacuum formed Bathurst units were fibreglass)
Rear spoiler (fibreglass)
Paint code Z605, Sno White exterior colour with Bold Blue accent colour stripes and with Blaze Blue pinstripe tape ½-inch wide between Sno White and Bold Blue accent colour.
Colour keyed bumper bars to match exterior striping
Bodyside protection moulding deleted
Quarter panel (dummy) air scoops deleted
Tinted backlight (rear window)
15 x 7 Bathurst Globe alloy wheels with locking wheel nuts (XB RPO)
ER70H15 Textile radials (XB RPO)
New tyre placard
Interior trim style Black vinyl only. Trim code B Black/Blue woollen cloth seat trim striped to match exterior paint/stripe treatment (blackwood style Onkaparinga cloth) using existing seat trim style (variation for Bathurst units)
Cobra name decal mounted on the boot lid (Falcon badge above RH tail light)
Cobra snake decal fender mounted
Die-cast plinth carrying Cobra name decal mounted on glove box door. Plinth identical to that used with the Ride and Handling badge. The Cobra name decal for the glove box door is sequentially numbered between 001 and 400.

Striking in Design
Build # 323 features:

Air Conditioning
Power Steering
302 (4.9 litre V8 Engine)
3 Speed C4 Automatic Transmission
Vehicle has had bare metal respray in 2-pac paint (completed in 2008), while the engine bay and boot retain their original factory finish.

For enhanced performance, the Cobra is equipped with a 600 Holley carburettor. The original Thermo-Quad carburettor and rocker covers are also included, allowing you to customise the car to your preferences.
Ready for the Road with full NSW registration until mid-October 2024. NSW number plate XC-323 is included in the sale for NSW Buyers
Ensuring a smooth ride are adjustable Koni-shock absorbers, while a stainless steel exhaust system delivers a throaty roar. The car sits on 4 brand new BF Goodrich tires mounted on original Globe wheels.

Included for Restoration
Rounding out this exceptional package is 4.5 meters of original woollen woven seat material, perfect for reupholstery and preserving the cars classic character.
Title1978 FORD XC Falcon Cobra
Listing TypeUsed
Stock NumberS449
Body TypeHardtop - Coupe
No. of Doors2
No. of Cylinders8cyl
Drive TypeRWD
ColourWhite & Blue

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North Parramatta, NSW