THE ONE AND ONLY “SHELBY BLACK HORNET” is available . This is a car for the discriminating buyer looking for a one of one named car that was owned by Carroll Shelby This car is now on display at the mustang museum in Concord North Carolina if you would like to see it. The car even comes with its own die cast toy car that was branded and sold exclusively through Restoration Hardware, also included is the original California title signed by Carroll himself, and tag registered to him and identified on the title. My cell is 803 804 2787. The car is in mint condition, the odometer was showing 273 miles when Mr. Shelby signed the title 10 years ago, today it shows just 558 miles on the odometer, Mr. Shelby built this car and it is one of the last cars he owned and drove. Restoration Hardware had a big promotion catalog with this car. The goal was to bring awareness to the Shelby Children's Charity in 2008. Below is information from the media about the car from various sites.
The 1968 Shelby EXP500 CSS was a part of Mr. Shelby's personal collection.
The Carroll Shelby Children’s Foundation will join forces with Restoration Hardware on the 1968 Shelby EXP500 CSS, from Mr. Shelby’s personal collection. The custom Shelby will be on display this week at the 2008 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
“This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to own one of my personal performance cars,” said Carroll Shelby, founder of the Carroll Shelby Children’s Foundation. Along with our friends at Restoration Hardware.
This is an original 1968 Ford Mustang. Painted “Stetson black” in honor of the hat worn by Mr. Shelby, it is identical to the Green Hornet prior to the Colonic EFI or independent rear suspension. , EXP500 CSS has been part of Mr. Shelby’s personal collection.
Dedicated to celebrating the beauty and functionality of home furnishings and gifts with a distinctly American point of view, Restoration Hardware is also an official Shelby licensee and sells their exclusive and limited car collectibles in its popular holiday Gift Book.
“In the world of automobiles, no one better symbolizes American innovation and style than Carroll Shelby. In that spirit, we’ve been proud to partner with the Shelby organization over the years,” said Gary Friedman, CEO, Restoration Hardware.
The one and only EXP500 CSS Black Hornet has the following .
Cobra Jet 428 V8 engine
Holley high volume fuel pump
Cobra Jet manifold exhaust system
Mallory unilight ignition system
Shelby intake manifold
Cobra air cleaner
Power steering/power brakes
Griffith aluminum radiator
New tinted glass
Standard interior without roll bar
Deluxe black interior with console
Original '68 Cobra steering wheel
Shelby 10-spoke wheels
Goodyear GTII tires
Lucas fog lights
The "Black Hornet" is powered by a 335-hp. 428 cu-in V-8 and has been a part of Carroll Shelby's personal collection, and is included in the official Shelby Worldwide Registry.
The “Green Hornet” is owned by Craig Jackson and Steve Davis, top execs at Barrett-Jackson . Most recently the other test car " Little Red" has been found in a field in Texas after believing for years that the car had been crushed. We are not likely get the opportunity to purchase either of these cars. This is your chance to own a one of one investment car that Carroll Shelby owned and built for himself with the documentation to support it .
" The Shelby Black Hornet " is a one of one car built especially for Carroll Shelby
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