Vehicle Description

Technically no Shelby's were manufactured in 1970 they were actually rebadged 1969 unsold models that had some minor revisions such as a chin spoiler and black hood stripes, the 1970 Shelby GT 500 was one of the last great models of the muscle car era.

This 1970 Shelby GT 500 was bought at the infamous Tasca Ford in June of 1970 and remained with the original owner until 2017. This numbers matching Shelby GT 500 comes with a Deluxe Marti Report as well as a binder of information including the original sales invoice which substantiates its authenticity. A full breakdown of the pertinent numbers is provided at the end of this document.

This Shelby GT 500 has had one repaint in the original factory color of Wimbledon White and remains to show very well. The Dark Red Clarion interior shows as new with no areas of excessive wear including a dash free of cracks and fading. The underside of the car was detailed under the previous ownership and shows no areas of rust or previous rust damage.

The 428 cubic inch Cobra Jet motor was rebuilt in 2013 by Reid's Racing and at that time some performance upgrades were performed but all the original parts have been retained and will be provided with the sale of the vehicle. The Shelby wheels on the car are correct reproductions but the original wheels will also be provided with the sale. The mileage shown is believed to be the correct total miles on the car.

This is an original 1970 Shelby GT 500 with a 428 Cobra Jet engine with Ram Air mated to a 4-speed manual close ratio transmission. If you are in the market for a Shelby do not let this one get away, with looks, performance, and documentation it does not get any better than this in the car collecting world.

If you would like to learn more about this vehicle, please contact us at Legendary Motors LLC.

1970 Ford Shelby Mustang GT 500
428ci 4bbl

0 = 1970
F = Built in Dearborn
02 = Shelby Fastback

Door Plate
0 = 1970
F = Built in Dearborn
02 = Shelby Fastback
R = 428-4V CJ Ram Air
482896 = Production Number

63C = Shelby Fastback
M5 = Wimbledon White Paint
3DA = Dark Red Clarion, Vinyl, Bucket Seats
S = 3.50 Traction-Lok axle ratio
6 = Four-Speed Close Ratio Manual Transmission
842727 = Home Office Reserve Ordering
District Under Special Order #2727

Right R482896
Left R482896
Both Matching Vin

Engine Block (rear drivers' side)
Matching last 5 digits of VIN

Transmission Casting
C8AR 7006-D W A29
1968 casting used from 68-71. Wide 8-hole case.
C = 1960
8 = 1968
A = Ford
R = Transmission and Axel Engineering
(Manual Transmissions)

Transmission Tag
1969 - 70 Mustang 428 & Boss 429
31 Spline

019546 = Production Number (not related to vehicles serial number)

Holley list 4279 - 69-70 Shelby GT 500

C9AF 9510M
C = 1960's
9 = 1969
A = Ford
F = Electrical and Electronics System

933 - Production Date
9 = 1969
3 = March
3 = Third Week

Hood #
1969-1970 Shelby Hoods
A.O. Smith
Ionia Michigan

Four-Speed Close Ratio Manual Transmission
Traction-Lok Differential
Visibility Group
Goodyear Brand Name Tires
Sport Deck Rear Seat
Power Front Disc Brakes
Power Steering
Tilt-Away Steering Wheel
AM Radio
Tinted Glass-Complete
Deluxe Belts/Warning Light

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1380106
  • Price:$89,900
  • Location:Beverly, Massachusetts
  • Year:1970
  • Make:Shelby
  • Model:GT
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Dark Red
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:60071
  • Stock Number:302
  • VIN:0F0212482896