Ford Shelby GT 350 Fastback

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Body styleCoupé
TransmissionAutomatic
Mileage24683 km
Year1968
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  • Fully restored and rebuilt condition
  • Just stunning throughout
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presented the Mustang in 1964, a sports car for the general public that would become one of the most legendary cars ever. Ford was in the middle of beating Ferrari at Le Mans and so had close contacts with Carroll Shelby. The hands were therefore almost naturally beaten together to bring a very sporty Mustang to the market.

And so, in 1965, the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 was born. Equipped with an extra peppery 289 ci V8 with 306 hp through a different exhaust for better flow of exhaust gases and a Holley carburettor for more fresh air. Paired with a manual transmission, the Shelby GT350 was awe-inspiring. The chassis was also completely revised, as the original Mustang had a rigid axle and leaf spring suspension at the rear, while the front was much too flexible to be capable of sporting deeds. So Carroll Shelby worked wonders by adding Koni adjustable dampers, sway bars and relocating the anchor points for better stability. The bonnet was made of fiberglass and by applying some slimming treatments in other places, the weight decreased by 100 kilograms.

In 1968 the GT350 was revised, including the arrival of the new 302 ci engine and more options such as an automatic gearbox and a number of options that were slightly more comfortable. Rest assured: it was still not a modest and tame car: what remained was a powerful V8, a roll cage behind the front seats, the good chassis and many other adjustments that are so characteristic of the GT350. Since Carroll Shelby had meanwhile been removed from the project, the name Cobra was added at a considerable pace and that can also be seen with this copy.

The red GT350 you see here dates from 1968 and is therefore equipped with the Cobra logos on the front fenders, indicating the updated version of the GT350. Where the first versions were only available with a manual gearbox, in 1968 an automatic transmission could also be checked on the option list, which the first owner of this copy did. This owner, from California, will undoubtedly be surprised when he sees the car now: in a beautiful condition and completely restored.

The body of this Shelby Cobra is beautiful, painted in Candy Apple Red it is a feast for the eyes, with the original striping, light hood with large vents and louvres, the optional ten-spoke wheels and beautiful lines.
The interior is also completely correct, including the roll cage, the sports steering wheel and on the glove compartment the signature of the only man in the world whom we would also put a marker in the hand to put a scribble on this car: Carroll Shelby.

Driving this Mustang is an experience in itself. What a violence, both in terms of music and also in terms of acceleration and experience. The engine is fierce, gurgles away, and lets the community know that the owner in that red Mustang is having the most fun of anyone in the region. After the restoration, the car has always been neatly maintained so that there is a complete ready-to-use GT350.

The car comes complete with Marti report and service booklet, this Mustang is ready for a new, wild adventure!

Gallery Aaldering is Europe’s leading Classic Cars specialist since 1975! Always 400 Classic and Sportscars in stock, please visit www.gallery-aaldering.com for the current stock list (all offered cars are available in our showroom) and further information. We are located near the German border, 95 km from Düsseldorf and 90 km from Amsterdam. So easy traveling by plane, train, taxi and car. Transport and worldwide shipping can be arranged. No duties/import costs within Europe. We buy, sell and provide consignment sales (selling on behalf of the owner). We can arrange/provide registration/papers for our German (H-Kennzeichen, TÜV, Fahrzeugbrief, Wertgutachten usw.) and Benelux customers. Gallery Aaldering, Arnhemsestraat 47, 6971 AP Brummen, The Netherlands. Tel: 0031-575-564055. Quality, experience and transparency is what sets us apart. We look forward to welcoming you in our showroom

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