For Sale: 1968 Shelby GT500 KR in Scottsdale, Arizona


Vehicle Description

The 1968 Shelby GT 500 KR embodies the spirit and bravado of Carroll Shelby, effortlessly melded high performance and beautiful styling into a wonderfully balanced vehicle worthy of being called The King Of the Road. Hand assembled by A.O. Smith and ordered under special DSO, completed on June 19,1968 and sold through Georgia Shelby dealer East Point Ford. One of only 22 built in Raven Black with white top. It has it's original sheet metal and Shelby fiber glass. Meticulously restored to concours standards by trained craftsman over a period of 2 years using as many NOS and original parts as possible. The KR was powered by Fords new for 1968 428 Cobra Jet engine, conservatively rated at 335hp. Has a beautifully detailed example, date code correct serialized top loader top loader 4 speed manual transmission and nodular content rear case. A detailed documentation book compiled during restoration includes all casting numbers and date codes found on the car. The vin was found in both the right front fender apron and under the original Shelby VIN tag. The Shelby interior for 1968 offered upgrades over the standard Mustang. It retains its original Shelby console and lid, Stewert Warner green line gauges, 140mph speedometer, 8,000 tachometer and the original padded roll bar. It was optioned with black bucket seats, tilt-away steering column AM radio and interior decor group. It rides on Shelby 10 spoke wheels wrapped in period correct Goodyear Speedway large letter tires. It retains its other Shelby unique parts including Lucus fog lamps and sequential taillights. It is documented by The Shelby World Registry, the original order sheets.\, a copy of the original invoice, the original warranty plate, the buck tag and the Elite Marti Report. Original documents included. 42,170 actual miles.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-817151
  • Year:1968
  • Make:Shelby GT500
  • Model:KR
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:White
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Stock Number:1637-817151
  • Trim Level:KR
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • Tinted Windows:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Cruise Control:Yes
  • Power Brakes:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Tilt Wheel:Yes