1968 Ford Mustang fastback GT500KR

Shelby performance Special !

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Basic
Year 1968
Make Ford
Model Mustang fastback GT500KR
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
Interior Color Black
Seating Type Buckets
Seat Material
Shifter Type Floor shifter with console
History
Restoration Status Restored
Awards Summary
Body
Body Style Fastback
Doors 2
Body Color Wimbledon white
Paint type Single stage
Stripes Blue Shelby stripes
Chassis
Front Suspension Type A.Arms with adj shocks
Rear Suspension Type Leafs with adj shocks
Axle Specification Ford 9 inch
Wheels Alu 17 inch
Front Brakes Discs
Rear Brakes Discs
MISC
Miscellaneous More details follow soon !
Bodywork & Trim

Straight, rust free and solid Fastback. Solid floors and framerails and all rebuild and new details, chrome, trim, emblems and more.
The paint of the car is very nice and is correct for the 68' Shelby with its painted on blue race stripes.

ENGINE

Factory ford 390cui stroker engine with special Alu performance heads, electronic ignition and aluminum intake and 4bbl performance carburetor, dual stainless exhaust system with headers and around 450HP. The enginebay is also upgraded with alu radiator, ford racing style valve covers and more.

The engine & complete driveline is completely tested and serviced by PTTM and is in very healthy as new condition.

DRIVETRAIN AND SUSPENSION

Manual Tremec 5 speed trans with dual friction clutch.

INTERIOR

Restored correct black bucket interior with correct style Shelby details and new autometer classic style gauges.

General discription

COMING SOON/EXPECTED : 

 

This gorgeous looking, very correct Ford Mustang Fastback, in 68' GT500KR Shelby outfit and loaded with special performance parts and a 390 cui Performance Engine & manual 5-speed transmission and loads of special parts. 

Real Shelby GT500KR fastback's cars are very rare 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. 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 only good for 335hp, but this car has well over 450hp ! and is therefore MUCH faster and more fun to be driven on the streets. 

The car you see here was built from scratch from a correct and original and solid rust free 67' V8 - C code Mustang Fastback ( so its not a hacked up coupe ! ) and has the fantastic looking and correct Shelby style race car color and stripe's. And all the correct details, emblems and original style interior and even the correct anti-roll bar is installed !. It's not oft that you see such a correct and complete looking tribute. 


This car looks just exactly like the original car's and only a true Shelby specialist 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 be able to really drive and enjoy it and not just leave it in your garage because you're to afraid to drive it. 

Its completely rust 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. Its also painted in the correct factory Shelby colors that look amazing on the car. WOW, what a looker!

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 !, through is stainless steel dual exhaust system. 

The driveline of this car consists of a brand new Ford factory stroker 390cui V8 with well over 450 HP, combined with a manual 5 speed overdrive transmission. A fantastic combination of all the great things that make's the Shelby and Mustang fastback's such a great car's, its the best of both world's, topped off with additional performance and handling packages.

The car is also equipped with modern style rack & pinion steering system, upgraded suspension system with front tubular A-arms and adjustable shocks all around and subframe bar's, 4 wheel slotted and vented disc brakes to make it handle much, much better than the original car's ever did.  

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

If you want a quality car, that's ready to be enjoyed for many more years to come, this is it !. We estimate it has more than 80k invested in the build and parts 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!


Some of the car's options : 

  • True C code fastback.
  • 390 cui new performance V8
  • 5 Speed manual trans
  • Bucket seats
  • Floor shifter with console
  • Custom Eleanor alu wheels **
  • Shelby style steering wheel
  • Tubular A arms
  • Adjustable suspension
  • Stereo system
  • Autometer rally gauges & tacho
  • Shelby roll bar !
  • Correct Shelby emblems
  • Correct Shelby body parts
  • 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 WALK AROUND VIDEO FOLLOW 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)

* All our cars are sold with complete service and inspection prior to delivery.

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

And keep in mind that, the car you're looking at here today, was also looked at
by others yesterday. And we can only sell it once !


Price in euros
€: Coming soon / Expected

Price includes all cost

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