“Little Red”

LITTLE RED – 1967 SHELBY GT500 EXP PROTOTYPE

 

(Information known as of August 17, 2018)

Rarity & Significance as a Shelby American GT:

  • The only GT500 coupe (hardtop) built by Shelby American
  • All other coupes were specifically ordered with small blocks for SCCA racing
  • The only GT coupe ordered with and factory-equipped with dual-quad carburetors
  • The second GT500 to be serialized and completed; the first was a fastback (0100) and third was the convertible (0139)
  • One of two known 1967 GT cars to be outfitted with a black Connolly leather interior; the other car is the GT500 convertible (0139)
  • On July 31, 1967, Shelby American valued the coupe at $3,318.84
  • Regularly driven by Fred Goodell, Chief Engineer of Shelby American

Rarity & Significance as a Ford Mustang:

  • The only multi-carbureted Mustang coupe ever built
  • The only 1967 Mustang coupe factory-equipped with a 428ci engine
  • The only 428-equipped coupe to be built at Ford’s San Jose assembly plant
  • The first Mustang coupe to receive a 428ci engine
  • The third 428-equipped Mustang (all body styles) to be serialized by Ford
  • The second Mustang (all body styles) completed with a 428ci engine

 

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