1968 SHELBY GT500 FASTBACK - 81985 Sold* at Scottsdale 2010 - Lot #1268.2 1968 SHELBY GT500 FASTBACK https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/81985/81985_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1268.2   1968 SHELBY GT500 FASTBACK
Auction Scottsdale 2010
Status Sold
Lot 1268.2
Year 1968
Model GT500
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 8T02S12685500517
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders V8
Engine Size 428
Transmission AUTOMATIC
Lot #1268.2 - Beautifully restored in Wimbledon White '68 GT500 presented by the 3rd owner. Framed Marti Report. Car has been stored covered in a heated shop since frame-up restoration in 2001. Car was restored as close as possible to original, with the exception of the paint color. The paint is beautiful. The work was professionally done and includes receipts. Original options include extra cooling package, visibility group, wheel lip moldings, sport deck rear seat, power front disc brakes, tilt away steering column, AM radio with AM/FM radio installed as a dealer option, interior decor group, tachometer and trip odometer. The car was purchased in 1999 by the current owner with the complete original engine. The 428cid engine was rebuilt in 2000 with performance parts utilized at 86,206 miles. The engine has been balanced and blueprinted. The underhood engine area is detailed for show status. Paint and body work were completed professionally using a base coat white and clear coat system. The factory original color was Highland Green Metallic. The body was disassembled for painting. This was a frame-up restoration. The body was bead blasted and chemically treated to bare metal as required. Correct Lucas fog lights. The windshield is tinted and in very good condition. The door panels and accessories such as arm rests and carpet have been replaced. Headliner and dash areas are the original factory installed. The chrome dash bezels and trim are in very good condition. The trunk liner and mat installed are in new condition. The car includes the correct AM/FM dealer-installed stereo. Steering wheel professionally restored in 2006. Original seatbelts. 88,284 actual miles.