1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 “Carbon Edition” priced at $ 300k before option

Carroll Shelby and Ford Mustang have joined the hip since the 1960s, and the first examples of high-performance ponies are also the most desirable for their rarity. Thankfully though, we live in a day and age where companies like Classic Entertainment offer turnkey cars with the blessings of Shelby American and better specs than the original.
Take, for example “Shelby GT500CR Carbon Edition” It starts at $ 298,000. The Oklahoma-based builder has enlisted carbon-fiber specialist Speedcore for the body shell of the Sleeping Serpent, which is treated with a BASF glass-coated UV-protected clear coat and embellished by a Le Mans gas cap.Each build takes more than 2,000 hours from beginning to end, and it is easy to understand why. In addition to the carbon-clad body, the classic Restoration runs its magic on the chassis with tubular subframe connectors, adjustable coilovers, sway bars, Wilwood Six- and four-piston brake calipers, and is complemented by flaming power racks and piston steering. Tilt column of the river. Under the hood, you are treated to a total of 810 horsepower for a Kulot Gen 3 crate engine and a grand supercharge at Cryoteft.

Limited to 25 units per year, the Carbon Edition comes with a six-speed manual transmission from the Tremec, a Strange Engineering 9.0-inch fab rear end with 3.70 gears and Posey Traction as well as 18-inch aluminum wheels. An 18-gallon fuel tank and VaporWorks twin fuel pump are also standard.

When it comes to the optional extras, Classic Restoration has a total of six, starting at $ 500 from the KPH gauge and $ 12,500 from the right hand drive. Other extras include touchscreen infotainment with satellite navigation, a Stillwater design five-channel amplifier, a subwoofer and speakers.

After mentioning the $ 300k starting price of this licensee replica registered in the Shelby Registry, cares to estimate how much a true GT500 costs these days? Macum recently sold chassis number 00988 for $ 330,000, $ 15,000 more than the highest pre-auction estimate of $ 315,000.