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Carroll Shelby's personal GT500 coming to Barrett Jackson

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Nov 8th, 2007 at 9:33AM

Click the image above for more pics of Carroll Shelby's 1969 Shelby GT500When the GT500 KR was unveiled at New York this past spring, we pressed Ford's SVT team as to why the SVT badging was absent from their creation. Their answer was so simple and obvious that it bears repeating. A 500 HP SVT Mustang doesn't sell for $30,000 over invoice, but if you add Carroll Shelby's name to it, a killer car becomes an instant sensation. Much of the street cred Shelby currently has was earned during the 1960s, when Carroll took the Mustang from a "secretary's car" to a hot-rod pony car.Mr. Shelby is... Read More

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