For Sale at Auction: 1968 Shelby GT500 in Scottsdale, Arizona

Vehicle Description

Produced for just one model year, this 1968 428ci Cobra-Jet-powered 1968 Shelby GT500KR is one of just 1,053 fastbacks produced during the three-month KR production run from late April to July 1968. This is the only KR invited to and displayed in the Shelby American Museum, and was there for 10 years. Powered by the legendary 428ci Cobra Jet V8 engine and one of only 125 GT500KR fastbacks equipped with the Toploader 4-speed manual transmission and air conditioning. Professionally restored by a Shelby expert in 2010; would go on to win the "Trifecta" of judged Shelby events that summer. Awards include top honors at the Mid-America Shelby meet in Tulsa, OK, plus Gold at the Mustang Club of America Grand National in Bellevue, WA, and Gold at the Sonoma, CA, SAAC-35 (Shelby American Automobile Club) convention. This example is finished in its factory original exterior color of Candy Apple Red paint over black knitted Decor bucket seats. Other notable options include air conditioning, GT Equipment Group, Visibility Group, Sport Deck rear seal and the Interior Decor Group. This Triple Crown-awarded GT500KR has been covered in feature articles by Mustang Monthly as well as the Mustang Times magazine; it comes with a Marti Report documenting its authenticity.

Vehicle Details

  • 1968 Shelby GT500
  • Listing ID:CC-1557067
  • Price:Auction Vehicle
  • Location:Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Year:1968
  • Make:Shelby
  • Model:GT500
  • Exterior Color:CANDY APPLE RED
  • Interior Color:BLACK
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:137569
  • VIN:8T02R20180702466

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Barrett-Jackson Auctions
Westworld of Scottsdale
16601 North Pima Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
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