Sold for $121,000
- Powerful 428-cid, 355-hp engine with twin four-barrel carbs
- One of only 200 finished in Brittany Blue, white LeMans stripes
- Uncommon Parchment interior
- Kelsey-Hayes MagStar wheels
- Legendary car with competition flavor
Since the new 1967 Mustang body shell was designed to accept Ford’s 390-cid big-block engine, Shelby dropped the Interceptor 428 into the pony cars engine bay and added a dual-carb intake, creating the top of the line GT500. Conservatively rated at 355 horsepower, actual output was closer to 400 horsepower with 420 ft-lbs of pavement-melting torque.
The GT 500 looks the part, too. A special front end with a unique hood scoop and grille-mounted driving lights (these are mounted in-board at the grille center) gave the Shelby Mustangs an unforgettable face. In the back, rear-quarter scoops, a rear spoiler and sequential turn signals lifted from the 1966 Thunderbird gave the car an even more powerful presence. A rollbar with inertia-reel shoulder harnesses completes the competition flavor of the car. Additionally you will find “mandatory options” such as power steering, power brakes that are massive front discs with cooled drums at the rear and a fold-down rear seat.
It is also equipped with a three-spoke steering wheel with a woodgrain rim (unique to the ’67 Shelby Mustangs), an 8,000-rpm tach, a 160-mph speedometer and an under-dash Shelby instrument pod containing an ammeter and an oil pressure gauge.
Finished in the uncommon Brittany Blue (only 200 finished in this color) with white Le Mans stripes, this GT500 has Kelsey-Hayes MagStar wheels (including spare) and is equipped with a close-ratio top-loader four-speed manual transmission.
The interior is Parchment. As reported by the Shelby Registry, Parchment is commonly mistaken as “white,” but after thorough research, experts concluded that no 1967 Shelby’s were fitted with white interior. In fact, few were equipped with Parchment, as the same source reports only eight-percent of the total build number has this unusual color of interior. The color combination alone makes this car quite exclusive. The late Carroll Shelby signed the glove box door of this fantastic car.