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1968 Shelby Mustang GT500 KR #3487


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Description

The Shelby Cobra is a special car for special people!

A greater number of luxury refinements and the addition of Cobra to the car’s name all serve to broaden its appeal considerably over earlier models. This car suits the higher performance buff and that buyer in search of unique, exclusive styling. Simply put, people that are willing to pay for what they want.

ABOUT THIS CAR

  • Built at Metuchen, this car is Serial Number 8T02R210108-03487. It was actually produced on June 18, 1968, one day ahead of schedule.
  • This car is one of 183 with this paint code; one of 154 with this paint / trim combination; one of 530 with this engine transmission; one of 1053 ordered as GT-500KR cars.
  • This Vehicle was ordered with the following options – GT Equipment Group / Visibility Group / Sport Deck, fold down Rear Seat; Power Steering; Power Front Disk Brakes; Tilt-Away Steering Coloumn / AM Radio / Interior Decor Group.
  • This car was sold new in OHIO, USA and was imported into New Zealand by a previous owner in 2008. Price paid then for this car was USD160K, not to mention shipping and GST – that was 12 years ago.
  • Four Speed Manual Transmission
  • Heater and defroster; trip odometer, extra cooling package,competition handling package, integral roll bar, oil pressure gauge, ammeter, delux interior with center console, deluxe steering wheel and remote control outside rear view mirror.
  • Engine – 428-4V CJ Engine GT-500KR
  • Handling is crisp, with little lean in cornering – yet the ride is comfortable on all road surfaces, pleasantly firm under adverse conditions or road or speed. Standard handling features include extra heavy duty high fluid capacity adjustable shock absorbers front and rear; High-rate, heavy-duty coil springs front, heavy-duty, four-leaf springs rear; Special anti-windup device on rear springs for improved tire adhesion under hard acceleration¦and more.
  • Original Owner’s manual, Built sheet, Shelby Invoice and other related documents available with car.
  • All Original Tags on car.
  • Original rims available with car.

For those not in the know, the “KR nameplate stood for “King of the Road, which suggested that this was the most powerful Mustang ever built as of 1968. Today, the King of the Road is regarded as the ultimate Shelby Mustang ever produced and it’s among the most expensive muscle cars on the market.

Pricewise, looking at realistic offers, that reflect the car’s value in today’s market. Please call to discuss.

TRANSPORT / SHIPPING CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.

Will be sold WOF’d and Registered if sold in New Zealand.

Viewing is STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT only!

 

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DISCLAIMER (Please Read)

NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993

Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.

Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.

The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.

The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.

The Purchaser acknowledges that they have read and fully understand this notification and the nature of a car which is many years old.

For more information about this vehicle, please contact us Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm (New Zealand Standard Time) on +64 (0) 3 310-6485 / +64 (0) 274 990-020. Alternatively, you may email us at info@waimakclassiccars.co.nz anytime.

PLEASE NOTE: Waimak Classic Cars is Not a car yard dealer type of operation. As a result, we do not operate through fixed opening hours and viewing is By Appointment Only.