1967 Ford Shelby GT500CR 1:18 Scale Diecast Car by Shelby Collect

1967 Ford Shelby GT500CR 1:18 Scale Diecast Car by Shelby Collect

1967 Ford Shelby GT500CR 1:18 Scale Diecast Car by Shelby Collect

1967 Ford Shelby GT500CR 1:18 Scale in Red with White Stripes, made by Shelby Collectibles. The Shelby Mustang is a higher performance variant of the Ford Mustang which was built by Shelby from 1965 to 1968, and from 1969 to 1970 by Ford. The 1967 Shelby GT500 was the first model built in the Shelby GT500 range. It’s based on the 1967 Mustang Fastback and is equipped with a 428cu (7.0L) V8. Only 300 were ever made.
The 1967 GT 500 had a four-speed manual transmission or a three-speed automatic, with axle ratios ranging from 3.50:1 to 4.11:1. Instead of true competition-grade underpinnings, the suspension was a fortified version of the Mustang GT’s, with standard front disc brakes and E70X15 tires. Also gone were the two-seat cabins and standard racing harnesses of the original GT 350.
Always looking to improve performance, Shelby outfitted the GT 500s with fiberglass body pieces, including an elongated nose, a hood with functional scoops, and four body side intakes. The fiberglass tail had a molded spoiler and sequential turn-signal lamps borrowed from the Mercury Cougar. High-beam headlights were mounted in the center of the grille (some were moved to the sides to meet state laws). Twin “Le Mans” stripes were dealer-applied options for any 1967 Shelby GT 500.
All 1967 Shelby GT 500s had Mustang GT-level interior trim; air conditioning and power steering were new factory options. An 8000-rpm tach, 140-mph speedometer, and padded roll bar, however, remained Shelby standards.
Several body parts of the GT500 were made of fibreglass including the side intakes and bonnet. The 1967 GT500 is famous wor ldwide for its appearance in the 2000 action movie remake of “Gone in 60 Seconds.”
A blend of sports car and muscle car, the 1967 Shelby GT 500 satisfyed a maturing taste for high performance.

1967 Ford Shelby GT500CR 1:18 Scale Diecast Car by Shelby Collect

1967 Ford Shelby GT500CR 1:18 Scale Diecast Car by Shelby Collect


1967 Ford Shelby GT500CR 1:18 Scale Diecast Car by Shelby Collect

1967 Ford Shelby GT500CR 1:18 Scale Diecast Car by Shelby Collect

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