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Abundance of Shelby Mustangs set for Barrett-Jackson’s 2013 Scottsdale auction

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1967 Shelby GT350

Barrett-Jackson‘s annual collector car auction in Scottsdale, AZ is still several months away, but already an incredible collection of cars is being amassed for the sale. Of those currently consigned is no less than fourteen Shelby Mustangs, ranging from a numbers-matching 1965 Shelby GT500 all the way up to the 2012 Shelby GT500 Super Snake 50th Anniversary Edition prototype. There’s also several 1967 Shelby GT500s, both original and restored, two 1968 Shelby GT500KRs, both a coupe and convertible, and a 1967 Shelby Terlingua continuation Mustang, the only one in existence.

We’ll have live photos of each of these Shelby Mustangs come January, but for now you can browse through the list below.

1. 1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback – This original, unrestored, well documented, low mileage vehicle is one of the rarest Shelbys in existence. Powered by a 428cid V8 with 4-speed transmission and complete documentation. Previously on display at the Shelby Headquarters in Las Vegas.
2. 1965 Shelby GT350 Fastback – Highly documented, highly detailed with correct numbers and codes. Verified by Howard Pardee, SAAC Registrar for 1965/1966 GT350s and fully documented in the 2010 Shelby American Registry. Previously owned by Ford Motor Company and used in their Performance Heritage Tour. This is a unique piece of Shelby history.
3. 2012 Shelby GT500 50th Anniversary Super Snake – The first of two prototype 50th Anniversary GT500 Super Snakes. The car was used at auto shows, featured in magazines and was a big part of the Shelby American displays during the company’s 50th Anniversary celebration.
4. 1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible – This 1968 Shelby GT500 convertible is finished in Wimbledon White with black deluxe interior. It has undergone a rotisserie restoration and is finished in the highest quality. It is one of only a few convertibles ordered with factory air.
5. 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Convertible - Originally ordered with the 4-speed, 3.50 Traction-Lok axle, power steering, power front disc brakes, glass backlite, tilt away and the 428 CJ engine. Documented with a Marti Report and in the Shelby Registry.
6. 1967 Shelby GT350 Fastback - Ford show car. Fresh restoration using virtually all NOS parts. Matching numbers drivetrain, real 4-speed and Magstar wheels.
1967 Shelby GT3507. 1967 Shelby GT350 Fastback - This stunning 1967 Shelby GT350 sports its original date-code correct K Code 289cid and 4-speed manual transmission combination. Options when ordered include the extra cooling package, courtesy light group, fold down rear seat, power steering, power front disc brakes, interior décor group, heavy duty battery, as well as tachometer and trip odometer. Correct Paxton Supercharger added in 2011. Autographed by Carroll Shelby in the glove box.
8. 1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback – This is Sammy Hagar’s 1967 Shelby GT500 that he owned from 1989 to 2006. Listed in the Shelby Registry, this car was rebuilt in 1992-93. Features a solid lifter 427 tunnel port motor and Detroit locker.
9. 1969 Shelby GT500 Fastback - This is the real deal, a 1969 428 Cobra Jet Shelby GT500 with 32,650 actual miles. This is a very rare car. The coveted Grabber Blue is the original color. This matching numbers vehicle went through a full restoration three years ago.
10. 1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback - Finished in dark blue metallic with white racing stripes and the ultra-rare white deluxe interior, this is a great example of Shelby’s desire to produce both beauty and the beast. It has only a little more than 1,000 miles since a complete restoration.
11. 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Fastback - Fresh original restoration with under 10 miles. Elite Marti Report. One of only 125 with a 428 CJ, 4-speed and air conditioning. Everything is there and restored. Beautiful.
12. 1967 Shelby Terlingua Continuation – Old school meets technology. The one and only car approved by Shelby Inc. to reproduce the ’67 Terlingua. Keith Craft Motorsports was approved in ’07 to build these cars and only built one, here it is.
13. 1968 Shelby GT500 Fastback – Rotisserie restored, rare Sunlit Gold, C6, air conditioning and tinted glass. One of 41 with this paint and trim combination. Over 100 pieces of documentation, Marti Report, owner’s manuals, Build Sheets and more.
14. 1968 Shelby GT350 Fastback – Matching numbers 302 4V engine, C4 automatic transmission and 3.50 rear axle. This Shelby just received a complete rotisserie restoration retaining all of its original sheet metal and fiberglass with complete attention to every minor detail and factory marking as if it just rolled off the assembly line.

[Source: Barrett-Jackson]




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