Don’t miss your chance to acquire one of 402 convertible examples of 1968 Shelby Mustang GT500! This Shelby Mustang currently auctioned on Bring A Trailer is finished in Highland Green over Saddle upholstery and powered by an overbored 428ci V8 mated to a four-speed manual transmission.
The GT500 model features a range of exterior upgrades, including a fiberglass hood with a ram-air scoop, rear spoiler, and fender extensions. This specific example is finished in Highland Green with white GT500 side stripes, featuring a power-operated white soft top, Lucas fog lamps, and dual exhaust outlets. The 15″ aluminum wheels with Shelby Cobra center caps add a touch of style, while power steering and power-assisted front disc brakes provide optimal handling.
Inside the cabin, the GT500 boasts front bucket seats and a rear bench trimmed in Saddle vinyl, complemented by woodgrain accents on the steering wheel, dashboard, and door panels. The car is equipped with a Philco AM radio, heater, and roll hoop for added safety. The two-spoke steering wheel bears Shelby Cobra badging, and the instrument cluster includes a tachometer, speedometer, and auxiliary readouts.
Under the hood lies a potent 428ci V8 engine with a four-barrel carburetor and Cobra-branded air cleaner assembly. The power is delivered to the rear wheels through a four-speed manual transmission.
This 1968 Shelby GT500 convertible stands as a rare and iconic American muscle car. With only 402 convertible models produced during the model year, this particular example holds immense appeal. Its rarity and iconic status make it an unmissable opportunity for serious automotive enthusiasts and collectors alike.