1968 SHELBY GT500 KR CONVERTIBLE - 137883 Sold* at Scottsdale 2013 - Lot #5050 1968 SHELBY GT500 KR CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/137883/137883_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #5050

1968 SHELBY GT500 KR CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2013
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 5050
Year 1968
Make SHELBY
Model GT500 KR
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 8T03R204756
Exterior Color WHITE
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 428
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #5050 - This fantastic two owner car has everything a Shelby collector would want. Originally a Ford Brass Hat car, this Shelby comes fully documented through an entensive Marti Report. Listed in the Shelby Registry, this car is a rare convertible KR with factory air conditioning. The car has been treated to a recent rotisserie restoration. Ford took the 428cid Cobra Jet engine and reworked it using special cylinder heads, engine block and specialized internals such as pistons and connecting rods. Ford rated the engine at 335hp. A special car by all measures. Truly a stunning Shelby.
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