Tuesday, March 26, 2019

1968 Shelby GT500 KR Convertible - $165k

For 1967, the GT350 was added to the lineup, equipped with a "Ford Cobra" FE Series 428 cu in (7.0 L) V8 engine with two 600 CFM Holley four-barrel carburetors sitting atop a mid-rise aluminum intake manifold.

The early 1968 GT500 used the Shelby installed 428 Police Interceptor with a single four barrel carburetor rated at 360 HP. The initials KR stood for "King of the Road."
Power was routed through a four-speed manual transmission with a single, dry-disc clutch. A three-speed automatic was available as an option.

For 1968, 518 GT500 KR Convertibles were built.
Extensive ground-up restoration. Finished in Candyapple Red with Parchment convertible top. Dealer installed air conditioning; power convertible top, steering and front disc brakes.
The car made $165k