1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible For Sale

1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible for sale at the Mecum auction Kissimmee, Florida on January 2 to January 12, 2020. Estimate :
$300,000 – $350,000


Shelby no. 00056
The first Shelby GT500 Convertible off the line, finished September 1967
Engineering Development Vehicle from September 1967 to May 1970
Company car issued to Ray Geddes, a Ford liaison, to work with Engineering in Livonia, Michigan
1 of 402 Shelby GT500 Convertibles built in 1968
1 of 4 cars assigned to Shelby prior to United Auto Workers strike in 1967
1 of 2 GT500s with a Paxton supercharger evaluated by Shelby
The only 1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible Engineering Development Vehicle evaluated with a supercharged 428 Cobra Jet V-8 engine
Gold Award at SAAC 44 Concours in 2019
Rotisserie restoration completed in 2019
Trial car with original hood plenum
Engineering experimented with fuel injection on this car, now fitted with Holley carburetor
C6 automatic transmission
Dual exhaust
1 of 97 finished in a Sunlit Gold exterior
1 of 82 with paint trim combinations, with Black interior and White convertible top
Fiberglass body panels including hood with forward-placed scoop
4 gauges console—oil pressure, alternator, Paxton pressure and fuel
Non tilt column
AM radio
Unique roll bar trim and shoulder harnesses
Shelby seatbelts
Power steering and disc brakes
3.50 Traction-Lok rear end
Stamped steel date coded wheels
Goodyear Polyglas White letter tires
NOS hub caps in box
Deluxe Marti Report
Shelby Automotive Invoice, Sale of Assets document and SAAC Gold Award verification

Source :Mecum Auctions