1968 Ford Mustang fastback GT500KR tribute

PTTM Shelby pro touring Special


Year 1968
Make Ford
Model Mustang fastback GT500KR tribute
Engine and transmission
Engine Type Ford
Engine Size 392 cui
Estimated HP 450+HP
Heads Alu
Carburetor 4 barrel
Intake Alu 4bbl
Ignition Electronic
Transmission Type Manual 5 speed
Transmission Spec Tremec
Exhaust Type Dual with headers
Muffler Type Stainless
Interior Color Black
Seating Type Buckets
Seat Material
Shifter Type Floor shifter with console
Restoration Status Restored
Awards Summary
Body Style Fastback
Doors 2
Body Color Acapulco blue metallic
Paint type Dual stage
Stripes White Shelby stripes
Front Suspension Type A.Arms with adj shocks
Rear Suspension Type Leafs with performance shocks
Axle Specification Ford 9 inch
Wheels Alu 17 inch
Front Brakes Discs
Rear Brakes Discs
Miscellaneous For its price, you can't ever build a car of this magnitude! Quality and style. This car, like all PTTM quality cars has received a complete check-up and engine and drivetrain tests, everything is in great shape and the car is ready to be enjoyed once it's on our showroom floor!
Bodywork & Trim

Straight, rust free and a very solid Fastback. Solid floors and frame rails with subframe connectors and all rebuild and new details, chrome, trim, emblems and more. The paint on the car will consist of several layers of the correct high gloss Shelby Acapulco color with painted on white Shelby racing stripes. Applied by our own paint shop in 2018. It has a great shine and is in very good condition. And the underside of this great car is also highly detailed, painted and clean.


As new Factory ford 392 cui stroker engine with only test miles ever driven and with special Alu Ford GT40 performance heads, electronic ignition, hydraulic roller cam and roller rockers and an aluminum intake and new Holley 4bbl performance carburetor, dual stainless exhaust system with headers and Magnaflow mufflers, Msd ignition and ignition box and has around 450HP & 485 ft.lbs of torque. The engine bay is also upgraded with a performance alu radiator, ford racing style valve covers, a complete and high-end march Alu pulley and serpentine belt system and more.

The Exhaust system consists of front coated and heat treated headers with stainless steel Magnaflow mufflers for an amazing deep sound. More than 20k was invested in the engine and engine bay components alone. The engine & complete driveline is completely tested and serviced by PTTM and is in very healthy, as new condition.


Manual Tremec 5 speed trans with hydraulic operated dual friction clutch, rebuild Ford 9 inch rear axle and new leafs and shocks. The steering system is a new rack and pinion power steering system and the front suspension consists of tubular A.arms with modern adjustable coil over shocks and springs. The car is also equipped with a 4 wheel performance disc brake kit from Bear brakes with vented and slotted discs. The car is also equipped with subframe connectors to make the chassis much stiffer and the car handle even better. The car handles and brakes very good and everything there is rebuild or upgraded and new.


Restored correct black bucket interior with console and correct style Shelby details and complete new Autometer classic style gauges. The car also is equipped with a correct Shelby style roll bar and a fold-down rear seat. The door panels, carpeting, door handles and window openers, trim and headliner are all new and in great condition. Just a fantastic and sporty looking Shelby style interior with no flaws or work needed.

General discription


This gorgeous looking, very correct Ford Mustang Fastback, in 68' GT500KR Shelby outfit and loaded with special performance parts and a brand new 392 cui Factory ford Performance Engine (with only around 500 test miles driven) & new Tremec manual 5-speed transmission and loads and loads ! of special performance parts, see the long list of expensive and special components below on this ad. Stunning and its what sets it apart from any other nice build Mustang. 

Real Shelby GT500KR fastback's cars are very rare expensive cars indeed and the cost a small fortune nowadays, but not this car. This one looks almost exactly the same but can be driven and enjoyed for a fraction of the cost of a true Shelby and the best of all is that it combines the great looks of a genuine Shelby KR500 with a much better and more modern and more reliable engine, transmission, suspension, and steering system. It's just the best of both worlds. But wait there is more

This car was upgraded and build to be driven and enjoyed and handles, brakes way better than the original car ever did. The engine of an original Shelby is good for a mere 335hp, but this car has 450hp! and is therefore much faster and more fun to be driven on the streets today. And were an original KR500 was equipped with a 428 cui engine this 392 cui inch stroker is close to that cui but delivers WAY more power and is also much more reliable. And besides horsepower, this engine also has more ft.lbs torque.

The car you see here was re-built up in our shop and with loads of new parts from a correct and original and solid rust free 67'  real V8 - C code Mustang Fastback (so it's not a hacked up 6 cylinder coupe) and its freshly painted in the beautiful  and correct factory Shelby Acapulco blue metallic paint with white Shelby stripes. Its also equipped with all the correct details, emblems, and original style interior and even the correct anti-roll bar and original fog lights are installed. It's not oft that you see such a correct and complete looking tribute. 

This car looks just exactly like the original KR500 car's and only a real Shelby fanatic will be able to see or tell the difference. It's the perfect combination of a great looking, rare and priceless 68' Shelby GT500KR that's fast and drives better than the original, combined with a price that makes you smile and able to really drive and enjoy it and not just leave it in your garage because you're too afraid to drive it. 

Its completely rust free and damage free and the underside is clean and detailed. It has all the correct 1968 Shelby body parts like Hood, Scoops, front nose piece, taillights and valance panels and the correct emblems and interior with the original style roll bar!. Its also painted ( fresh in 2018 ) in one of the best colors ever produced and it will look amazing on the car. Wow, what a beast!

For some people the Eleanor look is it, but keep in mind that THIS car is based on the real deal 68' Shelby KR Mustang and the Eleanor will always be a clone of a clone car. And besides that, this car has way more special components than most Eleanor and this car also has a much more interesting price to come with it! It is really built to be driven and enjoyed but it will also get you thumbs up every were you take here and steel away awards on car shows. 

Almost every component on the car was restored or is new, from the wiring, the body parts, to the complete drivetrain and steering and brake components. It's really fast and sounds awesome! As it's equipped with a stainless steel dual exhaust system with Magnaflow mufflers and headers. The fuel system consists of a brand new aluminum gas tank with all new steel braided hoses and a new fuel pump and regulator. 

The driveline of this car is also completely rebuilt and equipped with a rebuild Ford 9 inch rear axle, a new chrome moly driveshaft, and new couplers, a factory new 5 speed Tremec overdrive style manual transmission with high-performance clutch and pressure plates and all new suspension, shocks, brakes and steering systems. The car is also equipped with modern style rack & pinion steering system, an upgraded suspension system with front tubular A-arms and adjustable shocks all around and subframe bar's, 4 wheel slotted and vented Bear disc brakes to make it handle much, much better than the original car ever does.  

Again.. its a real performance C code V8 fastback and with prices of even worn out unrestored 6 cylinder fastbacks starting at around 30/35k these day's and real Shelby's going for well over 200k, this car is just priced right! So don't wait too long as we estimate it will be sold soon.

We estimate all in all more than 100/125k was invested in the build alone, so for the asking price you just can't ever find or build one like it even if you could and wanted to, and its all ready to be enjoyed for a very attractive price indeed!

Some of the car's options: 

  • True C code V8 fastback.
  • Factory new Ford 392 cui performance V8.
  • New 5 Speed manual trans.
  • Hydrolic clutch!
  • March alu serpentine pulley kit.
  • Wooden sports steering wheel. 
  • Shock tower bracket kit.
  • Bucket seats.
  • Floor shifter with console.
  • Custom Eleanor alu wheels **.
  • Shelby style steering wheel.
  • Tubular A-arms.
  • Led sequential taillights. 
  • Adjustable suspension.
  • Stereo system.
  • Autometer rally gauges & tacho.
  • Shelby roll bar!
  • Correct Shelby emblems.
  • Correct Shelby body parts.
  • Marchal fog lights. 
  • Shelby hood & scoops.
  • Power rack & pinion steering.
  • 4 wheel BEAR disc brakes!.

  • Power brakes!.
  • Alu hood hinges.
  • Dual Racing mirrors.
  • And more!

** ON Request we can also equip the car with other style wheels, or even correct 68' Shelby 10 spoke's

More info, price, and pictures, and a walkaround video are 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.

* On request we can also sell the car with Dutch plates or assist with TUV (H)

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* On request we can transport the car door to door worldwide!

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by others yesterday. And we can only sell it once!

Price in euros
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Price includes all cost

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