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1968 Mustang Shelby Cobra 428 KR restoration completed !
The 1968 Shelby Cobra GT 500-KR
Wheelbase, inches: 108.0
Weight, lbs: 3,200
Number built: 1251
Base price: $4,473
Type: ohv V-8
Displacement, cid: 428
Fuel system: 1 x 4bbl.
Compression ratio: 10.6:1
horsepower @ rpm: 335 @ 5200
Torque @ rpm: 440 @ 3400
0-60 mph, sec: 6.0
1/4 mile, sec. @ mph: 14.3 @ 100
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1968 Shelby Cobra GT500KR
November 5, 2011 -- Earl Cornwell Jr., Auctioneer and Owner of Earl's
Auction Company in Indianapolis, Indiana, presides over the sale at auction
of the Hughbanks Estate, Plainfield, IN.
The centerpieces of the sale included a number of antique and collectable
automobiles... including a 'nearly original' 1968 Shelby Cobra with just
over 9,100 actual miles.
Watch as the bidding quickly jumps to over six figures, finally to close at
a World Record Price of $253,000.
In the end, the vehicle is loaded and delivered, with Police escort, to the
new owners location. Let's hope that one day this beauty will be shared for
the enjoyment of all antique auto / muscle car enthusiasts.
1968 Ford Shelby GT 500 KR Test run, http://autoappraise.com 810-694-2008
Rotisserie restored 1968 Ford GT 500 Shelby KR Pre-Purchase Inspection.
Auto appraisal by Auto Appraise INC 800-301-3886
http://www.autoappraise.com. Nationwide group of certified auto
appraisers, jacked up, driven, 150 pics, detailed written report, benefit
from our 20 years experience. One of the nicest restos on an original body
I've ever laid eyes on!
1966 Shelby 427 Cobra $825,000 !
1966 Shelby 427 Cobra SOLD $825,000 WITH Commission!!
CHASSIS NO. CSX 3216
427 CID OHV FE Side-Oiler V-8 Engine
Single 4-Barrel Carburetor
530 BHP at 6,100 RPM
4-Speed Manual "Top-Loader" Gearbox
4-Wheel Girling Disc Brakes
4-Wheel Fully Independent Suspension with A-Arms, Coil Springs and Tube
■A Superb Example of the Ultimate Shelby Road Car
■One of Only 260 Street 427 Cobras Built
■Impressively Documented, Unbroken Provenance
■Faithfully Presented in Factory-Delivered Color Scheme
■Beautifully Preserved Original Interior
■Featured in Thoroughbred & Classic Cars, Octane and EVO
■Recent Restoration Work by Cobra Automotive, Bob Houghton and JD
■Offered with Original Owner's Manual, Extensive History File and
Complete Restoration Records
Robert Myrick Photography
1968 Shelby Mustang GT500KR SYA! SOLD by ShowYourAuto.com
This is undeniably rare, unique, and desirable Shelby. Only SIX 4pd 1968
Shelby GT500 KR's with A/C were born red with black interior and a white
top. The current owner began a 20 year quest to collect NOS and original
parts for a concours restoration, which was completted in 2006.
In the two years since her completion, she's won Concours GOLD four times.
She was last judged SAAC Concours GOLD 880/900 possible points. Ever the
perfectionist, the owner corrected most all those points and she a 897/900
now. Truly a #1 condition car, she has logged a scant 13 miles since her
completion. For more details, call Patrick Krook at 847-838-3749 -or-
2000hp Wheelie King Shelby GT500 - Evolution Performance
This Evolution performance built GT500 was most definitely one of the
highlights of the weekend as it pulled wheelie after wheelie. When the 2000
beast owned by Brian Devilbiss kept the front wheels down, the Devil's
Reject was able to reel in some impressive passes as well.
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1968 Mustang GT500 FOR SALE flemings ultimate garage
Very documented, Marti report, 2 original build sheets, original owners
manual + carburetor + intake, etc, matching 428 cid police interceptor @
360hp, correct C6 trans, original 9 rear w/3.50 axle
Original Barn find 1968 GT500 Shelby
This car is completely original down to the tires! This one of a kind find
has never been washed since resurfacing from an undisclosed location in
Georgia. This Shelby is a true barn find and yes, it does start and is
driven on and off it's enclosed trailer to various car shows. The seats
have been changed back to the original ones that came in the car along with
all the SHELBY letters that are missing. The car is a rare automatic.
1968 Shelby Cobra Mustange restoration in progress
Bringing you up to date on the Shelby build . Back down on it's wheels and
the engine and tranny rebuilt and dropped back in . The headliner replaced
and the interior going back in . The paint laid on nice and is buffing out
to a great shine . More pictures on my blog so follow along on the build .