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1969 Shelby GT-500

History Overview:

The first Shelby Mustangs built by Carroll Shelby came in 1965. The 1965 GT-350 was aimed primarily at the B-Production racing class of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). It was the B-Production champion in 1965-67.  The 1969 Shelby GT-350 and GT500 were more closely related to the production Mustangs than their predecessors had been (the Mustang was all-new in 1969).  There were now air scoops in the fiberglass front fenders, and side stripes were relocated midway up the body side. Although a few 1969’s were re-serialed for 1970, Shelby production effectively ended in ’69.  A combination of government regulations at that time and spiraling insurance rates prompted cancellation of the Shelby program. Top speed was 115 mph, 0-60 mph in 6.0 seconds, and the ¼ mile in 14 seconds @ 102 mph.

Total 1969 Shelby Production: 3,150
GT-350 Fastback: 1,085
GT-350 Convertible: 194
GT-500 Fastback: 1,536
GT-500 Convertible: 335
75 Built With This Paint Code
42 Built With This Paint/Trim Code
176 Built With This Eng/Trans Code
112 Built With AM/FM Stereo Radio
Originally Sold To:  Gotham Ford, West 57th and 11th Ave. New York City
Vehicle Mileage: 58,168 miles (Original)
Original MSRP:  $5,027.00

Stock Number C 206

1969 Shelby GT-500

VIN Number:   9F03R483249
Exterior Color:  Grabber Yellow
Convertible Top:   Black Vinyl
Interior Trim:  Black Clarion Knit/Corinthian Vinyl   HI-Back Bucket Seats
Engine:   428 CID – Ford Super Cobra Jet-Ram Air OHV V-8
400 Horsepower (estimated) advertised was 360 hp
735 CFM Holley 4-Barrel Carburetor
Torque: 440 Ft/LBS
Bore/Stroke: 4.13”X 3.98”
Transmission:   C-6 - Cruise-O-Matic 3-Speed Automatic


  • AM/FM Stereo Radio
  • Tilt-Away Steering Wheel
  • Power Top w/Glass Backlite
  • Tinted Glass-Complete
  • Selectaire Air Conditioner
  • Power Steering & Power Disc Brakes
  • Tachometer & Trip Meter
  • Oil Pressure & Alternator Gauges
  • 3.00:1 Traction-Lok Differential
  • Interior Décor Group-Deluxe
  • Visibility Group
  • Deluxe Seat Belts/Warning Light
  • Competition Suspension
  • Shelby 5-Spoke Wheels
  • 235/60R15 BF Goodrich Comp T/A Blackwall Radial Tires

Wheelbase:  108.0 inches
Weight:  3,200 LBS
Vehicle Mileage:  58,168 miles (Original)

Stock Number: C 206

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