1968 Shelby GT500KR | 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

Here’s a ’68 Ford Shelby GT500KR that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. This is from the second phase of the first generation of the Mustang, which was made between August of 1966 and August of 1968 (model years between 1967 and 1968). The GT500KR is a very rare Mustang variant. Only 933 of the coupe version were made, along with 318 convertibles. As you can see, this one is a convertible. The engine is a 7 liter Cobra V8 that produces 355 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds. This car weighs 3,730 pounds since the chassis is made of unitary steel.

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