• A custom AC Cobra replica on top of a BMW E92 M3 subframe, supercharged built S65 V8, and DCT transmission

      A man by the name of Marwan Sidani decided to essentially place a Cobra body on top of a custom built blown S65 V8 DCT E92 M3 chassis and drivetrain. This is an amazing blend of modern technology with classic Cobra looks (and weight). The mod list itself is jaw dropping.

      He started with a Backdraft Racing Cobra replica and then went to work:

      AC cobra (Backdraft Racing), 1st one in the world, based on a E92 M3 subframe and engine.

      Mods and specs
      1)Mahle Racing Custom pistons rated 1200hp
      2)Arrow Racing Rods with ARP racing bolts rated 1500hp
      3)front e92 M3 reinforced complete subframe
      4)custom M power Steering rack
      5)Complete reinforced rear subframe with M electronic diff
      6)DCT 7 speed transmission
      7)traction control
      9)launch control
      10)front and rear racing M3 big brakes
      11)KW competition custom built suspension kit
      12)S65 M3 engine
      13)ESS VT3 700 custom built inverted supercharger kit
      14)high pressure fuel pump
      15)Custom drive shaft
      16)hand built custom headers
      17)tillet full carbon custom racing seat .
      18) custom carbon dashboard to adapt e92 electronics.
      19) custom Alcantara with red stitching interior to match Tillett racing seats
      20) custom carbon fiber Steering wheel
      21) custom Sony soundsystem
      22)custom Matt grey paint and black strips
      23) custom headlights from Sick
      24) syvecs ECU management system
      25)1 block foose custom aluminium rims
      26) custom flight by wire pedals
      27) custom fuel tank

      How much fo all of that? Roughly $340k and 2.5 years of work.

      The benefit to going with the S65 V8 here is not only the exhaust sound but the DCT transmission and lightweight V8 block. The thing is fast.

      The man also owns a 488 GTB and says the Cobra is much faster. We do not doubt him.

      This build deserves more videos, pictures, etc. For now, all we have is this:


      This article was originally published in forum thread: A custom AC Cobra replica on top of a BMW E92 M3 subframe, supercharged built S65 V8, and DCT transmission started by Sticky View original post
      Comments 3 Comments
      1. MSIZZLE's Avatar
        MSIZZLE -
        that is a spectacular build
      1. Mm3boost's Avatar
        Mm3boost -
        Wow, now that is a build. Hats off to him
      1. 0-60Motorsports's Avatar
        0-60Motorsports -
        Wow Wow Wow