Engine: 428 Cobra Jet
The Shelby GT-500 was always considered not just a muscle car, but among the best grand touring performance cars. By 1969, with the Cobra Jet 428, that reputation was only further enhanced. It was a true muscle car that came with all the creature comforts the consumer would desire.
This absolutely stunning 46,000 original mile 1969 Shelby GT-500 is finished in its factory correct color of Black Jade with black deluxe bucket interior. Restored to factory correct/original this fastback GT-500 shows great attention to detail from the engine to the interior to the paint and undercarriage. Equipped with the a factory authorized and paid for by Ford/Shelby warrented (block) on 8/27/1969 428 Cobra Jet motor, it also showcases some of the more desirable factory options including power steering, power brakes, tilt/swing away steering wheel traction-lok differential, close ratio 4 speed,Shelby specific roll bar with shoulder harnesses, Lucas fog lamps and much more. Of course this GT-500 comes with a complete breakdown of its originality with a deluxe Marti Report meaning it truly has all the boxes checked, beautiful ground up restoration, numbers matching 428 CJ, great color combination and the documentation to back it all up; a perfect addition for the collector or Shelby enthusiast.
According to the MARTI report only 46 black jade/black interior/4 speed GT 500's were built in 1969 making this already rare car even rarer.
From SAAC registry:
Warranty service 7/15/69 for motor temperature and oil pressure sender with 0132 miles; 7/23/69 for oil gauge, r/side stereo speaker, tail & back up lights dim, reset idle and check loose clutch linkage with 1030 miles; 8/27/69 for tube, shaft, filter, repair engine, adjust clutch, grind 6 valves, block, oil pan, oil gauge, back up lights and replace intake with 2717 miles; 10/17/69 for tilt wheel, w/shield washers, speedo off at 80 mph, short in fog lights, vibration at 70 mph, hard start when cold, stereo, back up lights and oil pressure gauge with 11,824 miles; 10/27/69 to replace driveshaft and choke with 12,617 miles.