Vintage Shelby Mustang GT500
The headlines are currently full of rumors and details about the 700+ horsepower 2020 Shelby GT500. The newest incarnation of high performance Mustang promises to be as poised on the track as on the drag strip.
The Shelby Mustang GT500 has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Before making a high performance version of the ‘Stang, Carroll Shelby said that the Ford Mustang was a very good secretary’s car. He certainly did a good job of changing that perception.
Starting with the 1967 model year, the Mustang GT500 became an instant icon. This status was taken to the next level when the 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 had a staring role in the movie Gone in 60 Seconds as Eleanor.
This video includes vintage footage of Ford Shelby Mustang GT500s from 1967-2013. The clips include early driving footage as well as a classic commercial for the GT500.
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