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1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake Returns as Continuation Model

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Last year, Shelby American rolled out a complicated 2017 Shelby Super Snake far-reaching physique judgment along with a Shelby F-150 Super Snake travel truck. Earlier this year, it introduced a 1968 Shelby Continuation GT500KR, and currently a association re-introduced a 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake. It was denounced during Carroll Shelby International in Gardena, California.

“We’re fulfilling a dream of Carroll Shelby and Don McCain. Shelby built an engineering investigate dubbed a ‘Super Snake’ for high-speed tire contrast by Goodyear in 1967. When that successful exam ended, Shelby American offering it to Mel Burns Ford in SoCal to sell to a public,” pronounced Shelby American boss Gary Patterson, in a statement.

“Former Shelby American worker Don McCain approached Shelby about doing a singular run of cars. They delicately complicated a thought though sadly, a timing did not work since a automobile was too expensive. The module never came to fruition, until now.”


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Ten reincarnated Shelby Super Snakes will be built and any will be formed on a donor 1967 Mustang. Each one will get a Shelby sequence series and signatures by Carroll Shelby and Don McCain done for a strange project.

The delay cars get a 427-cubic-inch V-8 that delivers over 550 hp through a four-speed primer transmission. Back in 1967, Shelby arch operative Fred Goodell transposed a strange engine with a 427 race engine that was mutated to holder out 520 ponies.

According to legend, Shelby combined heavy-duty front front brakes, a Detroit Locker back end, back traction bars, and special Goodyear Thunderbolt tires. He was clocked during 170 mph on a Texas exam track. Only one antecedent was made, that was recently sole for $1.3 million to a collector.

Each Super Snake will be built to sequence in Pennsylvania. The cars start during $249,995 if we are meddlesome in adding one to your collection.

Source: Shelby American


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