Lot #1156 - Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the original Shelby Cobra GT500KR, Ford and Shelby collaborated on a new 'King of the Road' Mustang with the 2008 Shelby GT500KR. This phenomenal car features a 540hp 5.4 Liter supercharged V8, 6 speed transmission, short throw shifter, 3.73:1 rear axle ratio and Shelby-designed 'GT500KR' 20" wheels. Exterior design draws inspiration from the classic Shelby KR Mustangs and features unique carbon composite hood, wheel centers and special 40th Anniversary badging and unique striping. Shelby GT500KR production began in Las Vegas on January 11, 2008 on Carroll Shelby's 85th birthday. This car was held back from sales for five years and sold to Mr. Thomas on the original MSO when he registered it for the first time. From the Scott Thomas Collection.
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