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Barrett-Jackson 2014: Mint 1968 Shelby GT500KR Convertible nets $308,000

January 18, 2014 – 12:55 pm | No Comment | 1,625 views
Barrett-Jackson 2014: Mint 1968 Shelby GT500KR Convertible nets $308,000

This stunning 1968 Shelby GT500KR Convertible was one of our cars to watch at Barrett-Jackson this year. Not only is the GT500KR droptop extremely rare – just 318 were built – but this particular example …

Rare 1968 Shelby GT500KR Convertible up for grabs at Barrett-Jackson

January 6, 2014 – 1:12 pm | One Comment | 1,793 views
Rare 1968 Shelby GT500KR Convertible up for grabs at Barrett-Jackson

The 1968 Shelby GT500KR Convertible is one of the rarest Mustangs built with only 318 produced. This particular example is just one of 43 painted in Bright Yellow, and we have a feeling it will …

Select Shelby GT500KR parts now available from Ford Racing

August 6, 2013 – 12:33 pm | No Comment | 1,585 views
Select Shelby GT500KR parts now available from Ford Racing

When Ford launched the Shelby GT500KR in 2008 it was a significant upgrade compared to the standard GT500. The suspension was retuned by SVT, and the shifter was replaced with a short-throw unit from Ford …

Barrett-Jackson 2013: Low mileage, all original 1968 Shelby GT500KR sells for $194,700

January 19, 2013 – 4:11 pm | No Comment | 2,800 views
Barrett-Jackson 2013: Low mileage, all original 1968 Shelby GT500KR sells for $194,700

It’s rare to see a Shelby Mustang in all original condition, and even more so with low miles. That’s what makes this 1968 GT500KR so special, though, with all of its original parts and just …

2009 Shelby GT500KR owned by Carroll Shelby going up for auction

August 1, 2012 – 2:07 pm | No Comment | 2,327 views
2009 Shelby GT500KR owned by Carroll Shelby going up for auction

Car enthusiasts will have an opportunity to purchase a rare Mustang personally owned by American automotive legend Carroll Shelby when it goes up for sale at The Vicari Auction Company’s 16th annual Biloxi Auction, Oct. …

Owner converts Shelby GT500KR into widebody track car, sells leftover parts at huge discount

March 18, 2011 – 7:22 am | No Comment | 2,902 views
Owner converts Shelby GT500KR into widebody track car, sells leftover parts at huge discount

Many Mustang owners – probably most – customize their cars in some way thanks to the availability and affordability of aftermarket parts. Some might want to keep their Mustangs stock to preserve the value or …

Shelby, Ford to Continue Building the GT500KR in 2009

March 20, 2008 – 9:24 pm | No Comment | 314 views
Shelby, Ford to Continue Building the GT500KR in 2009

To compliment the 1,000 2008 40th anniversary Edition Shelby GT500KR “King of the Road” Mustangs, Ford and Shelby Automobiles announce that an additional 746 units will be built for the 2009 model year …

Ford announces return of the Shelby GT500KR for 2008

March 30, 2007 – 8:00 pm | No Comment | 2,763 views
Ford announces return of the Shelby GT500KR for 2008

Ford and Shelby Automobiles are at it again, this time in celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the 1968 Shelby Cobra GT500KR. To be unveiled at the 2007 New York International Auto Show, …