DESCRIPTIONShelby GT500 . 1969 Shelby GT500 Cobra-Jet 428 Fastback.....Car #873 Center-fold featured in "Muscle Car Review" July 2011 Numbers Matching. Original Build-Sheet and Papers. SAAC "Silver" Award Winner. Shelby Registry. Elite Marti Report. Original fiberglass, sheet-metal panels, window glass (exc. windshield), interior and exterior trim, dash, console, gauges etc.... No accidents or damage. C-6 Auto. 9" Rear w/3.50 Traction-Lok. Power steering. Power front disc brakes. A/C. Factory AM / 8-Track radio. Fold-down rear seat. Original roll-bar, harness & seat belts. Tilt-Away steering column. Dealer installed Sun-Louver on rear window. Clean engine bay with original emissions equipment. Space-Saver spare w/jack. Nice undercarriage with evidence of original paint and markings. No rust and nothing has been cut... 80,000 "careful" miles. Detailed from Top to Bottom..... Stunning Example of Classic Shelby Muscle. This is an ORIGINAL car - NEVER abused. Shelby "Candy Apple Red" paint with White interior. Originally a Royal Maroon car - the color was changed with Lacquer paint in the 1980s (still in very good condition). (The color change made it ineligible for the "Gold" SAAC award.) To protect the numbers matching block, it was removed and a New short block was installed with the original Shelby heads, intake manifold, carburetor and accessories (by Gary Grimes Automotive). The original short-block was "pickled and stored" and it comes with the car. A detailed original parts-list is available. Signed by CARROLL SHELBY - on the glove box door. Traceable ownership & past registrations (5 owners, including the present owner) back to the original dealer: Bill Watkins Ford in Scottsdale AZ. This car starts, runs and drives Perfectly & Reliably.
CATEGORYMuscle & Pony Cars
TRIM & BODY STYLE
DRIVETRAIN2 wheel drive
DISPLACEMENT428 Cubic Inches
ORIGINALITYOriginal Engine - Matching Numbers
CONDITIONOriginal 428 engine: complete & "pickled". Installed engine: modern 428 block with new crank, pistons.
TRANSMISSION3 Speed Automatic
CONDITIONPerfect - original, no rust, no flaws
CUSTOM EXTERIOR COLORShelby Candy-apple Red
PAINT CONDITIONNearly perfect - one minor ding & starburst