1968 SHELBY GT500 FASTBACK - 170062 Sold* at Palm Beach 2014 - Lot #424 1968 SHELBY GT500 FASTBACK https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/170062/170062_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #424   1968 SHELBY GT500 FASTBACK
Auction Palm Beach 2014
Status Sold
Lot 424
Year 1968
Model GT500
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 8T02S126808
Exterior Color RED
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 428
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Lot #424 - The Shelby GT500 represents the pinnacle of Mustang performance in the late sixties, with 428cid of raw big block muscle car power. This beautiful pony exudes muscle car prowess with its aggressive stance and curvy lines. Starting with a complete restoration in stunning Candy Apple Red, the original black Shelby interior shows like showroom condition in every way. All the gauges including the correct 8,000rpm tach and 140mph speedo, wood trim, chrome accents, carpet and even the tilt-away steering wheel are all in pristine condition. Options on this car are power disc brakes, power steering, 10-spoke aluminum wheels, shoulder harness, fold-down rear seat, push-button radio, Select-O-Matic transmission and tilt-away steering wheel. The 7.0 Liter Cobra Jet V8 is date-correct coded and has been completely rebuilt. This sweet sounding engine runs like new and the transmission shifts smoothly, with power steering and power disc brakes it is sure to be a pleasure to drive in any situation. This Shelby was built on December 5, 1967 and sold new by Marv Tonkin Ford of Portland, OR. To add even more pedigree to this Shelby, it is documented with an original Build Sheet, Deluxe Marti Report and Ford and Shelby owner's manuals.