1968 Shelby GT500KR Used Automatic

Price: US $105,000.00 Item location: Local pick-up only
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Mustang
  • SubModel: Shelby GT500KR
  • Doors: 2 Doors
  • Year: 1968
  • Mileage: 30
  • VIN: 8TO2R210331
  • Color: Blue
  • Engine size: 428 Cobra Jet
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500KR

Up for sale in our Tampa Showroom is this legendary monster in the muscle car class known only as the 1968 Shelby GT500KR. Built in a growing market where power was the most important necessity of any car the GT500KR is ready to impress. Documented with a Marti Report and pictures of the block and transmission and ready to show off this beast is definitely the real deal. With the success of the GT350 and the GT500 Shelby had decided to build what was considered the fastest and most well-optioned Mustang to date with an astonishing 335 Horsepower from the factory that was later discovered to be closer to 410 Horsepower you can be sure that by turning the key you are nearly unleashing hell on the rest of the cars on the road. The KR badge stood for King of the Road and of course for a good reason. The 428 Cobra Jet was designed from the factory with the heads off of the race-built 427 engine from the prior year equipped with bigger valves and bigger intake ports. The 428 Cobra Jet engine in this period correctly restored beauty is the correct date coded and correctly marked 428 Cobra Jet Block and all its engine components and a very hard to find item since the KRs were only built for 6 months. This engine has a little over 30 miles since being rebuilt and is ready for the road. This car is backed up with a 3 speed automatic so you dont have to worry about shifting gears in this pony just mount up and ride! Take a seat inside and feel the luxury that Carroll Shelby wanted in his prized car from the sport bucket seats to the race inspired harness system. Turn the key and fire this monster up with the ability to scare small children and small animals alike with its super aggressive exhaust and earth shattering power. The exterior of this car is painted in a stunning Acapulco Blue which is sure to grab the attention of anyone anywhere. This car was originally built to run the NHRA but has since become a true icon on the street. The simple fact that this particular model has been used in magazines books and even several movies is sure proof that out of every car made during this era the 1968 Shelby GT500 King of the Road will always be the most popular Mustang in existence. Options include Tilt Wheel Vinyl Interior Raised White Letters 12-spoke Aluminum/Alloy Wheels and of course a 428 cubic inch Cobra Jet! To see this car in better detail including over 100 high definition pictures and a full length high definition video please go to www.GatewayClassicCars.com. To see this car in person please make an appointment by calling us at (813) 645-6200 or by emailing us at Tampa@gatewayclassiccars.com