1968 GT500 KR Tribute
In 1968 the Shelby GT500 KR Convertibles was the real king of the road and the flagship of the Shelby Mustang Line-up. Only 518 total KR Convertibles were produced and they sell at auction for over $200,000.
This Factory 1968 Ford Mustang Convertible was built as a tribute to this amazing Shelby Model. Painstakingly finished with all correct aesthetic parts and features, this KR Convertible often fools even the most tried and ardent Shelby Purist.
Exterior: Finished in multi-stage Shelby Red Enamel with clear coat and blocked and color sanded to a laser straight high gloss finish. All exterior chrome trim have been refinished to meet or even exceed factory standards. The attention to detail is evident from the fit and finish of all exterior Ford Factory and Shelby body panels and trim. Finished with Shelby wheels and correct Goodyear tires.
Interior: Follow this into the cockpit of this beautiful convertible. All attention was paid to duplicate a 1968 Shelby factory GT500 KR. Correct Deluxe interior decor with Shelby console with gauges has been installed. The Shelby signed dashboard and dash bezels are all brand new and all interior finishes are factory correct. Correct Shelby integrated padded roll bar was also added to complete this tribute.
Chassis, Suspension, and Drivetrain: Upgraded 4 wheel power disc brakes, air conditioning, and factory power steering, improve the drive quality while maintaining originality. The old engine was removed to make room for the Shelby GT500 KR correct and date coded 428 Cobra Jet Big Block Engine paired with an automatic C6 transmission. All suspension components have been rebuilt or replaced and the undercarriage is detailed. Factory style exhaust has been installed and sounds exactly as a 1968 Shelby GT500 KR should.
This Tribute 1968 GT500 KR Convertible is built to exacting detail and provides exactly what you are looking for. Grab the steering wheel, roll on the throttle, and your are provided with the sight, sound, look, and smell of a 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Convertible. This stunning 1968 Mustang Convertible is available for $89,950.