Lot #1305.1 - A rare, spectacular original Shelby GT500 with all correct casting numbers and date codes including the original 428 police interceptor engine and factory 4 speed. Documented by SAAC as the 1st prototype big block A/C car, 4-speed built by Shelby. Less than 100 miles since a fresh rotisserie restoration in the fall 2006 with over $150K in receipts. All components rebuilt/ restored to factory specs from the red oxide underbody to the factory correct detailed suspension. It includes BJ/BK carbs with the original transmission, engine tag (on coil bracket) in place. It even has the original "Shelby Unique" radiator (with tag), original magstars wheels with Goodyear speedway tires and functional rear brake scoops. All unique "Shelby Only" parts are where they should be including A/C rebuilt with NOS parts for R-12 refrigerant; it still blows cool. The 1st of only 34 total 4-speed A/C GT 500's built in 1967, the car was sent to Shelby engineering department as a test car for A/C cooling. It was then tested at Goodyear's track in San Angelo, TX alongside "The Supersnake" for records by Carroll Shelby and the Shelby American Staff on march 23, 1967. Copies of original documents from Shelby American setting up this event go with the car, as well as a Marti report for the Shelby. This rare car was featured in 5/22/2006 issue of Autoweek. own a piece of Shelby history with extensive paperwork and documentation to prove its value. This is the one 1967 GT 500 to own.
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