Ford’s Mustang model is whom we have to thank for the Pony car category, which also includes cars such as the Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Trans Am and many others. Still going strong, the Mustang has become a cult favorite. It couldn’t escape the eye of American racing and tuning legend Carroll Shelby, who’s company Shelby American continues to put their mark on the quickest and most madcap Mustangs, known as Shelby Mustangs. Here’s a nice 1969 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Fastback that’s up for sale from Colorado with 67,243 miles on the clock. This car has an interesting origin, as it was originally imported into Canada as one of only 83 imported into Saskatoon. The sale reportedly includes a copy of the original order sheet and build sheet, and this example is said to be included in the Shelby American World Registry. This car is said to have undergone a full restoration.
The first-generation Mustang ran between 1965 and 1973 and saw many little enhancements and nip/tucks along the way. This 1969 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is from a model year where the car was lengthened by as much as 10 inches according to some reports. It’s Royal Maroon exterior and White interior are reported to be a factory color combo. A white stripe runs down the side of the car. The window glasses are tinted, and the car is also reported to have to have the correct factory ram air hood and restored factory Shelby alloy wheels which wear BFGoodrich Radial T/A tires. The aforementioned white interior includes white seats and wood trim on the dash, center console and door cards. A tilt-away steering column and power forced-air ventilation system are present, as is a period-correct radio. Gauges look in mint condition, and you can also find a smattering of ‘Cobra’ badges reminding you of this car’s provenance.
This 1969 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is powered by the monster 428ci (7.0L) V8 engine that drives the rear wheels via a three-speed automatic transmission and 3.50 traction-lok differential. The engine was rated at 360hp and 420lb.ft at the factory. It’s reported that all the mechanicals of this car have been restored to factory spec.
Car Location: Colorado Royal Maroon Exterior White interior 428ci V8 Engine 3 speed automatic Reported to have originally been imported to Canada, 1 of 83 imported to Canada - Saskatoon, SK Reported to be factory color combo 3.50 traction lok differential Tilt away steering column Tinted glass Power forced air ventilation Reported to have been a full restoration Period correct brackets for wrap around bracing for front shock towers Reported to have the correct factory ram air hood and restored factory Shelby Alloy Wheels Reported to have all mechanicals rebuilt and restored to factory spec Reported to have a copy of the original order sheet and build sheet Included in the Shelby American World Registry
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