This super original, fully correct 68'Shelby GT500 King of the road, with manual 4-speed transmission and in the very elegant factory original Highland green metallic paint with white Shelby stripes. This rare Shelby is very original and carries all of its original chassis and sheet metal, original engine and drivetrain and is in fantastic overall condition. Its one of only 1053 ever produced true KR cars and one of approx 500 4 speeds! In combination, this rare and fantastic, very classy looking Highland green color with black deluxe interior it is estimated that the car is one of only around 49 GT500KR 4-speed cars ever produced, so very rare indeed!
The 1968 Shelby 500KR was the first car that carried the all new and very strong build Cobrajet 428 engines and they were estimated at around 360hp from the factory. However, these ratings were way to low as in later publications by independent magazines and car tests it was found that that should have been closer to 400 or more HP. This, in combination with this car being a 4 speed made it one of the fastest Shelby's ever produced, hence its name: King of the Road (KR).
The car we present to you here carries all its original Shelby production numbers and comes with a copy of the Marti report and it's in the official Shelby registry. Its one of the most original and rust-free solid cars we have ever seen. PTTM is going to do some minor service upgrades and improvements and detailing on the car and when we're done this car will be stunning. The paint is very nice indeed with a great shine and the interior is also flawless.
The car appears to be a 3 owner car with only 85000 original miles, the first two owners had the car around 40 years and the last owner had it for more than 10 years. The last owner also rebuilds the complete engine and drivetrain of the car. It's truly an amazing car that's very original still although restored.
If you ever wanted a rare and true Shelby GT500KR? This might well be the car you want!
Some of the car's options :
- 428 Cobra jet engine
- 4 speed manual trans
- Power front disc brakes
- Power steering
- Interior de luxe decor group
- 10 Spoke alu wheels
- AM Radio
More info, price, and pictures and walk around video is coming soon!
But if you like additional information ahead then please contact our sales! If there are details on the car you want to change or add some personal details, we can assist you with that no problem!
- The car comes with US title and EU import taxes paid and included
- All our cars are sold with complete service and inspection prior to delivery.
- On request, we can transport the car door to door worldwide!
- On request we can also sell the car with Dutch plates or assist with TUV (H) For export price outside of the EU, please contact our sale.
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