The Shelby Mustang is the high-performance variant of the standard Ford Mustang, formally built by Shelby American and currently produced by Ford. Apart from bearing iconic Carroll Shelby’s name, Shelby Mustangs were significantly different from stock versions, specially the GT500 models. They were missiles with engines thrashing out extra power and on top of it was their unique styling enhancements that keep muscle car enthusiasts craving for these machines to this day. This is a stunning example of a 1969 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang that has just received a complete frame-off restoration. The car is located in California with no miles after the restoration and is reported to be a numbers matching example. It was built in the Dearborn factory on 5th March 1969, and is one of 1982 ordered from this DSO. If you’re looking for a fantastic example of a Sixties Shelby Mustang, here’s a unique limited specimen to consider.
This 1969 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang is draped in Acapulco Blue (FORD #3077) paint and adorned with white rocker panel stripes and black-out hood treatment. This vehicle is one of 210 with this paint code and one of 25 cars with this trim code. It features tinted glass and rides on five-spoke silver wheels shod with Goodyear tires. The cabin of this 69’ Shelby GT500 is enveloped in a White Clarion/Corinthian color scheme and provides seating for four passengers. It features White Clarion Knit/Corinthian Vinyl Hi-Back Bucket Seats, Sport Deck Rear Seat, deluxe belts and warning lights, AM radio and factory SelectAire AC. This Mustang is also one of 740 cars built with air conditioning. The dash includes a tachometer and a trip odometer. The car is also fitted with the Visibility Group option and power steering. The icing on the cake is a signature by Carol Shelby that can easily be a topic of conversation among friends.
Under the hood of this 1969 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang is a 428cid V8 engine that churns out around 335 horsepower. The engine is fitted to a C-6 Cruise-O-Matic transmission, which makes this car one of 709 with these engine and transmission codes. This Mustang features a 3.00 Standard Axle Ratio and front power disc brakes grant effortless stopping power.