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Classic Cobra
Debut Series The Hot Ones
Produced 1983 - Present
Designer Larry Wood (Hot Wheels Model)
Number 3923
Classic Cobra BluBW


Description

This model is also known as Shelby Cobra 427 S/C for the same casting. It is based on Carroll Shelby's modified version of the British AC Ace sports car, itself a Pre-WWII design by BMW. The Hot Wheels casting is designed by Larry Wood. It is powered by a Ford V8 engine and constructed of ultra lightweight aluminum, this American sports car icon was made to push American racing to a new level!

Versions

The Classic Cobra has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color/Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
1983 Mainline
Hot Ones
Blue White stripes Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black BW 3923 Classic Cobra BluBW
1983 Mainline
Real Riders
Blue White stripes Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black Grey RR with Goodyear tampos 3923 Hong Kong Classiccobra
1984 Mainline
Real Riders
Blue White stripes Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black White RR with Goodyear tampos 3923 Hong Kong Classic Cobra BluRR
31 1986 Mainline
Real Riders
Red Yellow, Black stripes, Black, White "COBRA" on hood Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black RR 2535 Malaysia Red Classic Cobra - 3091df
1986 Mainline Red Yellow, Black stripes, Black, White "COBRA" on hood Unpainted
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Metal
Clear Black BW 2535 Malaysia Opening Hood Cobra redbw
1989 Park 'n Plates Black Orange, Red, Yellow stripes, "COBRA" on hood Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Red BW Malaysia Cobra blackbw
1990 California Customs White Black, Pink "COBRA" "7" Unpainted
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Metal
Clear w/ Black "Cal Customs" Blue Chrome rim Grey RR Malaysia Shelby Cobra 427 (1990 California Custom-black cal custom)
1990 California Customs White Black, Pink "COBRA" "7" Unpainted
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Metal
Clear w/ Yellow "Cal Customs" Blue Grey RR w/ Chrome lip Malaysia Cobra calrr
1296 1990 California Customs White Black, Pink "COBRA" "7" Unpainted
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Metal
Clear w/ yellow "Cal Customs" Blue BW 1296 Malaysia Classic Cobra CalCus
1990 California Customs Fluorescent Yellow Blue, Red "COBRA" "7" Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Red BW Malaysia Shelbycobra.yellow
1993 Revealers 10-Pack White Blue, Purple, Orange snake Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear w/ Revealers Red BW 3923 Malaysia 10-Pack was a prize Classic Cobra WhtRev
1993 25th Anniversary Ford 5-Pack Grey-Blue Orange and Red stripes, Black, White "COBRA" on hood Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear White BW Malaysia Classic Cobra LtBlu
1994 FAO Schwarz Gold Series Collection Red White Hot Wheels logo Unpainted
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Metal
Clear Black GoldPC5 Malaysia Classic Cobra FAOR
31 1995 Mainline Red Yellow, Black stripes, Black, White "COBRA" on hood Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black 7SP Malaysia Classic Cobra Red7spUnpntbs
31 1995 Mainline Red Yellow, Black stripes, Black, White "COBRA" on hood Black
/
Metal
Clear Black 7SP 2535 Malaysia Clasic Cobra Red7sp
31 1995 Mainline Red Yellow, Black stripes, Black, White "COBRA" on hood Black
/
Metal
Clear Black 3SP 2535 Malaysia Classic Cobra Red3sp
305 1995 Roarin' Rods Series
3/4
Fluorescent Yellow Silver snake skin pattern Metalflake Black
/
Metal
Black tint Black 7SP 13292 Malaysia Black, Metal or Black o Plastic bases Classic Cobra BrtGrn
363 1995 Treasure Hunts
11/12
Metalflake Green Gold Stripes Metal Clear Tan 13360 Malaysia Limited Edition Treasure hunt 1995 cobra
1995 Carroll Shelby Grey AP(98) Flat Black Painted
/
Metal
Clear Black GYRR 14014 Malaysia Limited Edition 1/10k Classic cobra grey Carroll Shelby LE 1995
1995 JC Pennys 2-Pack Gold-plated Black
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Metal
Clear Black GPC5 Shelby Cobra 427 (1995 JC Pennys 2-Pack)
1995 '60's Muscle Cars 5-Pack Metalflake Red Gold stripes Black
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Plastic
Clear Tan 7SP Malaysia Classic Cobra MtRed
1996 FAO Schwarz History of Hot Wheels II Set Fluorescent Lime Black Stripes Black
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Plastic
Clear Black GoldRR Shelby Cobra 427 (1996 FAO Schwarz History)
1996 Black Convertible Collection Metalflake Black White "Hot Wheels" on Trunk Metalflake Black
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Metal
Black tint Black 5SP   Black tint Malaysia Target Stores Exclusive Cobra targetblack
406 1996 Sports Car
3/4
White Blue, Red and Black, soccer player and ball Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black 7SP 15250 Malaysia Classic Cobra SprtCr
406 1997 General Mills mail-in White Blue, Red, Yellow, Purple "French Toast Crunch" Black
/
Metal
Clear Tan 5SP Malaysia Classic Cobra Whtcerl
727 1998 Race Team IV
3/4
Metalflake Blue Hot Wheels Race Team deco. "1", "Powered by FORD" Unpainted
/
Metal
Grey Tint White 5SP 18793 Malaysia Red, White, Yellow "Hot Wheels" logo on sides and hood Cobra - 98 Race Team 4
1024 1999 Show Biz 5-Pack
Mainline
27/109
White Black and Orange flames Unpainted
/
Metal
Grey Tint Black 5SP Malaysia Classic Cobra Whtflmsl
40
/
250
2000 Speed Blaster
4/4
White Blue and Light Blue, Airplane on side Unpainted
/
Metal
Blue Blue 5SP 26043 Thailand Shelbycobra.white
240
/
240
2001 Mainline
144/144
Metalflake Red Yellow, Orange and Black Flames Behind Wheels Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Tan LW/WSP 53769 Malaysia COBRA 427 - Open Hood 100 4625
8
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16
2002 Auto Milestones Blue "Milestone 2002" tampo on side, white stripes Unpainted
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Metal
Clear Silver GYRR Cobra - 02 Milestones
2002 Japan Tokoro's Collection Metalflake Blue White Stripes Unpainted
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Metal
Clear Black GreyHub RR -427- 2002 Tokoro Collector's Edition
8
/
16
2002 Hall of Fame Metalflake Light Blue Unpainted
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Metal
Clear Black CDDRR w/ Goodyear tampo 55932 Shelby Cobra 427 (2003 Hall of Fame)
5pk 2003 B-Day 5 Pack Dark Candy blue Birthday In Gold, White, Black & Blue starburst design, #5 roundel on rear quarter panel Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black 5SP 57018 Thailand Classic cobra blue birthday 5-pack 2003
186
/
212
2004 Pride Rides
5/10
Light Blue 2 White Stripes Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black 3SP Malaysia AC Cobra - IMGP9898 - red
2004 Bruce Wayne 3-Car Set Metalflake Blue White
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Metal
Clear Black RR5SP Shelby Cobra 427 (unknown)
2004 18th Annual Collector's Convention Burgundy "18" tampo on side Unpainted Clear White RR -427- 2004 Convention
2005 2005 Target California Dreamin' Set Red 2 White Stripes Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Tan 5SP Malaysia Shelbycobra
160
/
187
2005 Mainline
25/50
Red White Stripes and "29" tampo on top Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black WSP Malaysia DSCF1975
160
/
187
2005 Mainline
25/50
Flat Grey (Primer) White Stripes and "29" tampo on top Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black WSP Shelby Cobra 427 (matte gray)
160
/
187
2005 Mainline
25/50
Flat Grey (Primer) White Stripes and "29" tampo on top Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear White WSP
N/A 2006 Ultra Hots Metalflake Blue White Stripes Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black and White RLRR 32851 Thailand 100 4642
2006 Ultra Hots Burgundy Silver and Black flames on hood and top of front fenders Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Silver RLRR Shelby Cobra 427 (2004 ultra hots red)
212
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223
2006 Mainline
90/96
Grey Silver Strip Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Blue 5SP Thailand Shelbycobra.grey
2006 Hot Wheels Classics 2 Chrome Red stripes with "68" tampo on side and bonnet Unpainted
/
Metal
Black Tinted Black Goodyear 7SP J2776 Thailand Shelby Cobra 427 (2006 HW Classics-Chrome)
2006 Hot Wheels Classics 2 Spectraflame Red White stripes with "68" tampo on side and bonnet Unpainted
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Metal
Black Tinted Black Goodyear 7SP J2776 Thailand Shelby Cobra 427 (spectraflame red-GY7SP)
2006 Hot Wheels Classics 2 Spectraflame Blue Orange stripes with "68" tampo on side and bonnet Unpainted
/
Metal
Black Tinted Black Goodyear 7SP J2776 Thailand Shelby Cobra 427 (spectraflame blue-GY7SP)
2006 Hot Wheels Classics 2 Spectraflame Anti-freeze White stripes with "68" tampo on side and bonnet Unpainted
/
Metal
Black Tinted Black Goodyear 7SP J2776 Thailand Shelby Cobra 427 (spectraflame antifreeze-GY7SP)
2006 Hot Wheels Classics 2 Spectraflame Gold Red stripes with "68" tampo on side and bonnet Unpainted
/
Metal
Black Tinted Black Goodyear 7SP J2776 Thailand Shelby Cobra 427 (spectraflame gold)
2006 Hot Wheels Classics 2 Spectraflame Black Stripes with "68" tampo on side and bonnet Unpainted
/
Metal
Black Tinted Black Goodyear 7SP J2776 Thailand Image Not Available
97
/
180
2007 Code Cars
13/24
Metalflake Dark Blue Light Blue stripes on hood Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Grey 10SP K7648 Malaysia CobraDkBluRF
97
/
180
2007 Code Cars
13/24
Magenta Pale Pink Strip Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Grey LW K7648 Malaysia Shelbycobra07
97
/
180
2007 Code Cars
13/24
Magenta Pale Pink Strip Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Grey Chrome 10SP K7648 Malaysia Classic Cobra CIMG1904
17
/
36
2007 Ultra Hots Dark Yellow Orange and White stripes, "39" on sides and hood Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear White RR L0077 Thailand DSCF1968
154
/
196
2008 TEAM: Engine Revealers
2/4
Flat Green White Army markings Unpainted
/
Metal
Tinted Black 3SP M6868 Malaysia also Chrome plastic base CobraAGreenRF
30
/
40
2008 Since '68: Top 40 Set Metalflake Blue Silver Stripes Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Grey RLBW Thailand Base Code(s): Shelby Cobra 427 (Top 40 Set)
2008 HWC Series 7: Neo-Classics Spectraflame Red White Stripes, "COBRA" Chrome-Plated
/
Metal
Clear Black RL L8686 China Base Code(s): 2008hwcneoclassicsshelbycobra427sc-1
2009 23rd Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention Blue Yellow Stripes Black Clear Goodyear RR P2198 China Base Code(s): -427- 2009 Convention Ticket Car (16-2500)
2009 Color Shifters Grey when Warm, Red when Cold 2 Red Racing Stripes down middle of car, Silver Flames on side Unpainted
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Metal
Clear Black 5SP P2859 Thailand Plastic body
Base Code(s):
Cobra - 09CS Warm-GrayCobra - 09CS Cold-Red
165
/
214
(INT)
2010 Hot Auctions
7/10
Metalflake Pearl White Blue rally stripes Chrome
/
Plastic
Clear Black 10SP R7590 Malaysia Both colors available in USA & International series
Base Code(s): C16, C17
Cobra HotAuction White
163
/
240
(USA)
2010 Hot Auctions
7/10
Metallic Burgundy White rally stripes Chrome
/
Plastic
Clear Black 10SP R7590 Malaysia Both colors available in USA & International series
Base code(s): C31
2010-165b
06
/
20
2011 HW Garage Unpainted Red, White, Blue Rally Racing Stripes, "66" gumball racing numbers on hood, sides and trunk, Sponsor logos Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black RRC T8265 Malaysia Base Code: C41 P1100663c 1000
2011 HW Garage Metalflake Dark Gray Red, White, Blue Rally Racing Stripes, "66" gumball racing numbers on hood, sides and trunk, Sponsor logos Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black RRC Base Code(s): Shelby Cobra 427 (hw garage)
107
/
244
2011 Muscle Mania
7/10
Metalflake Light Grey Gold and Black stripes, "427" Black
/
Plastic
Brown tint Black Gold Chrome MC5 T9814 Malaysia Named Shelby Cobra 427 S/C
Base Code(s): D20,D22, D23
Shelby Cobra 427 SC 010 50
107
/
244
2011 Muscle Mania
7/10
Red Silver and Yellow stripes, "427" Black
/
Plastic
Clear Black Gold Chrome MC5 Named Shelby Cobra 427 S/C
Kmart Exclusive
Base Code(s):
Shelby cobra kmart 2011
107
/
244
2011 Muscle Mania
7/10
Teal Silver and White stripes, "427" Chrome
/
Plastic
Clear Black 5SP V5228 Malaysia Named Shelby Cobra 427 S/C
Base Code(s): D30
Shelby Cobra 427 2011 Teal
2011 Color Shifters: Water Revealers Green (shifts to yellow) Blue and White tampos, '66' on sides and hood Chrome
/
Plastic
Clear Chrome 5SP V0595 Thailand Base Code(s): DSCF1973Shelby Cobra 427 (2009 Colour Shifters)
2012 Hot Wheels 10 Pack Agua Silver/White Stripes, White Single Flame, "427", Black Roll Bar, Chrome
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Plastic
Clear Black 5SP W6254 Malaysia Toys R Us Exclusive
Base Code(s):
Image Not Available
2012 The Hot Ones Teal Red "zig-zag" and "42" tampo on side, red stripe on top Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black HO Thailand Base Code(s): Shelby Cobra 427 (hot ones)
5pk 2012 Shelby 5-Pack Yellow Dark Blue and Green vertical and horizontal Stripes, "427" Chrome
/
Plastic
Blue tinted Black 10SP W4254 Thailand Base Code(s): E34, E39 IMG 0377
2013 RLC/HWC Spectraflame Blue White stripes across top, Shelby Foundation logo on trunk Chrome
/
Plastic
Clear Black RR10SP Y0467 Thailand 4000 Produced
Base Code(s):
-427- 2013 Special Commemorative (3239-4000)
2015 Color Shifters White (cold), Gold (warm) Flames on top Clear Black 10SP CFM48 Base Code(s): Image Not Available

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