1968 Shelby GT 500 KR Convertible

Price: US $219,995.00 Item location: Local pick-up only
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Shelby
  • Model: GT 500 KR
  • SubModel: 1968 Shelby GT 500 KR Convertible Mustang
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1968
  • Mileage: 85,593
  • VIN: 8T03R20529303276
  • Color: Green
  • Engine size: 428
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1968 Shelby GT 500 KR 1968 Shelby GT 500 KR Convertible Mustang

My Hot Cars is Ecstatic to present this absolute Gem, 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Convertible.

The history and provenance of this Classic Muscle car is rarely seen in todays market.

This fully documented Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 KR Convertible has the original 428 Cobra Jet V-8 engine with the correct 4 Speed manual transmission.

Not only is this a great story of life, ut it is with such an iconic and rare Muscle car.

This Shelby was shipped to Larsen Ford in White Plains, Y in 1968.

Then transferred to Lyman Gridley Lincoln Mercury Dealership in Elmira, Y where it was purchased by a neighbor in October of 1969.

After looking at this car virtually every day for two years Mr. Love was able to purchase the Shelby of his dreams from the original owner in September of 1971.

This Shelby was his pride and joy and was reserved for special occasions until he moved to California in 1980.

He placed the Shelby in storage in 1983 until it was time to begin the total rotisserie restoration which was completed in 2008.

This car that took him to college, aw him build a business career, as there when he got married, nd was a constant as he raised his children.

It has been a true love affair and a wonderful story, nd now its ready for the next chapter.

Factory Options Include:

Correct and original 428 Cobra Jet V-8 engine.

Engine Block Date Code: 8E6 = May 6,1968.

Correct 4 Speed manual transmission.

Factory correct GT Equipment Group.

Visibility Group.

Power Steering.

Power Front Disc Brakes.

Tilt-Away Steering Column.

Factory AM Radio.

Interior Dcor Group.

Black Bucket Seats with Center Console.

Tachometer and Full Gauge Package.

Power Convertible Top with Glass Backlight rear window.

Complete with Factory Invoice.

Fully Documented with Marti Report.

Certified in the Shelby Registry.

Authentic Carroll Shelby Autographed Glove Box with Certificate.

Well over $100,000 to complete the restoration.

Production Totals:

4,451 1968 Shelbys.

1,571 GT-500 KRs.

518 Convertibles.

267 Convertibles with 4-Speed Manual Transmission.

50 Painted in Highland Green.

41 of these had Black Dcor Bucket Seats.

18 of these had Black Convertible Tops.

16 of these came with Traction-Lok Rear Axles.

4 of these were shipped to New York State.

If you are a serious collector, discriminating investor or just a lover of cars, hen this is a must own vehicle for you!

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