Vehicle to be offered for Auction sale January 19th - 22nd, 2017 at Russo and Steele's 17th Annual Scottsdale Arizona Auction at the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Please contact us for more information. Built to succeed the SVT Cobra and celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Carroll Shelby's original GT500, the 2007 Ford Shelby GT500 took pride of place in the Shelby pantheon with 500 supercharged horsepower on tap. Given its muscular styling and incredible performance, the new-generation GT500 marked a true modern-day 'supercar' on all possible counts. However, if the GT500 was good, the GT500KR was even better, with 2008 marking the 40th Anniversary of the original 1968 Shelby GT500 KR. The most powerful production Mustang ever produced, the new 'KR' was limited to 1,000 units but fierce demand spurred Ford to authorize another year of production. An additional 712 cars were built for 2009, with specifications identical to the 2008 models. The KR's supercharged V-8 engine produced 540 horsepower - 40 more than the prior GT500 - and features included a short-throw shifter, 3.73:1 rear-end ratio and KR-specific wheels, tires, and suspension tuning, plus a Ford Racing strut-tower brace up front. A special composite hood with racing hold-down pins, plus unique stripes and identification badges further differentiated the KR. Massive 14-inch vented Brembo front disc brakes were fitted with four-piston aluminum calipers and 11.8-inch, vented discs with dual-piston calipers were mounted at the rear. As expected, performance of the GT500KR was - and remains - stunning with 0 - 60 MPH acceleration in 4.3 seconds, braking from 60 - 0 MPH in just 112 feet, and the ¼-mile in 12.5 seconds at 114 mph. This 2009 Shelby GT500 KR was built on or about 10/19/2009. It was diverted to Shelby American for the KR enhancements and delivered to Reynolds Motor Company in East Moline, Illinois, where it remained in dealer inventory until it was purchased on May 6, 2011 with 17 miles on the odometer. That owner, Amanda Deppe, traded it in to Green Buick on Aug. 26, 2011 at 2,349 miles. The current owner purchased it from Green Buick on Oct. 6, 2011. The original purchase price was $81,855. Of the 712 examples of the GT500 KR built for 2009, there were 278 silver, 236 black, 110 red, and 88 blue cars. Handsomely finished in a very rare red paint finish, this thrilling example is numbered CSM 09KR0035, denoting it is the 35th of the 712 cars made during the 2009 run. In addition to all the original paperwork supporting its history from the original selling dealer, this very special KR features many extra-cost enhancements. Inside, upgraded licensed leather covers the seats, console, shift boot, e-brake boot. Also, included are upgrades licensed floor mats, trunk mat, and trunk liner. A licensed carbon fiber rear-seat delete is not presently installed, but nonetheless comes with the car. Carbon-fiber and hydro carbon upgrades are found throughout the engine bay, interior, and exterior. Performance was heightened to match, with the addition of a higher-output 5.8 liter supercharger, a high-output pulley and a high-performance tune, upgraded cold-air intake, and high-performance fuel injectors. Dyno-tested at 571.13 rear-wheel horsepower and 549 foot-pounds of torque, performance of this KR is simply stunning with a top speed of 175 mph. All original parts accompany the sale of this outstanding modern Shelby, plus an extra set of tires, wheel center caps, and a custom car cover displaying this vehicle's individual 'CSM' number. A truly rare performer blessed with excellent upgrades and - of course - the magic touch of Carroll Shelby, CSM 09KR0035 is a modern legend and a guaranteed collectible to boot!