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For Sale: 1968 Shelby GT500 in Charlotte, North Carolina


Vehicle Description

**** THIS VEHICLE WILL BE OFFERED FOR AUCTION AT THE BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE CLASSIC & COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION - MARCH 20 - MARCH 27, 2021 **** This is a very rare 1968 Shelby Mustang GT500KR Convertible that is 1 of only 318 ever built and only 1 of 50 Shelby Special Order Mustangs painted in Code WT6066 Meadowlark Bright Yellow paint. Designed by Shelby American and produced by Ford this GT500KR has all the best high-performance features available at the time including the much sought after 428 cubic Ford Cobra engine. The 428 Cobra produced a thunderous 335 horsepower and developed 440 foot-pounds of torque in a hurry. The potent powerplant is connected to a top-loader four-speed manual transmission and traction-lok limited slip rear axle. Power steering and power front disc brakes help keeps things in control and makes driving a pleasure. This Shelby convertible possesses its original body panels as well as its completely mint original interior. Even the miles on the odometer are believed to be correct at just a bit over 20K. This GT500KR was certainly well preserved its entire life and looks showroom new today. The legend Carroll Shelby himself personally sat in this convertible and proudly signed the passenger side dashboard. Don't miss this opportunity to own one of America's first and most important muscle cars - the 1968 Shelby Mustang GT500KR Convertible. Stock Number: HC7171 VIN: 8T03R206115 Miles: 20,691 miles showing on the odometer (this vehicle will be sold as mileage EXEMPT) Engine: 428 V8 Engine with 355 Horsepower Trim Tag Info: 8 (1968) / T (Built at Metuchen, NJ) / 03 (Shelby Convertible) / R (428-4V CJ Engine GT-500KR / 106,115 (Car scheduled for production at Metuchen) / 3024 (Shelby Production Number / 76B (Shelby Convertible Special Paint Ford #WT6066 Yellow) / 6AA (Black Decor Bucket Seats / 04F (Build Schedule Date June 4,1968) / H (3.5 Traction-Lok Axle Ratio) / 5 (Four-Speed Manual Transmission) Equipment: Black Power Convertible Top with Glass Backlite, Power Steering, Power Front Disc Brakes, Dual Exhaust System, Road Lights, Fiberglass Hood, Twist-Style Hood Locks, Tilt-Away Steering Column, GT Equipment Group, Visibility Group, Interior Decor Group, 10-Spoke Aluminum Wheels, Goodyear Polyglas Tires, Philco AM Radio, Center Console, Stewart-Warner Oil Pressure and Alternator Gauges, Black Bucket Seats, Seat Belts, Full-Size Spare, Items Included with the Car: Marti Autoworks Deluxe Report, Copy of the Build Sheet, Reproduction Owner's Manual Condition Code: (2) * (see condition code chart for explanation of category codes 1-5) Warranty: This vehicle is being sold AS-IS To learn more about condition codes, the term numbers matching, conditions of sale, and Hendrick Performance, please see the bottom of this page for details and clarification. - Contact Sales Team at 704-453-2140 or [email protected] for more information. -

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1358662
  • Price:$240,000
  • Location:Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Year:1968
  • Make:Shelby
  • Model:GT500
  • Exterior Color:Yellow
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:20691
  • Stock Number:HC7171
  • VIN:8T03R206115