rare muscle
Apr
21
2013

1968 Ford Shelby GT 500 in Candyapple Red over Saddle

1968-ford-shelby-gt500-candyapple-red-saddle1968 Ford Shelby GT 500 Serial number 833 is a very rare muscle car for numerous reasons. First of all, the Candyapple Red over Saddle color combination is extremely rare, with fewer than 8% of 1968 Shelbys being configured in the same way. Second, it is a documented, numbers-matching car with original invoices, order sheets, and a Marti report. Finally, it is a GT500 after all—428 cubic inches of big block Ford in a killer, race-bred package.

Restored by noted Mustang restorer Bob Wilson several years ago, this snake started out as an extremely clean original piece that was really straddling the line between “superior survivor” and“in need of restoration.” The ensuing restoration was done to extremely high standards and the car has been driven less than 50 miles since completion. Read more on Muscle Cars World!