Carroll Shelby Licensing has granted a license to Classic Recreations, a well respected coachbuilder out of Oklahoma to build the Shelby GT500CR which uses classic 1967-68 Mustangs as their platform. All Shelby GT500CR models will be built at Classic Recreations shop in Oklahoma with true authentic Shelby performance parts. Carroll Shelby Licensing and Shelby Automobiles technical staff will provide input and oversight throughout the build process. Each Shelby GT500CR will come with an official Shelby serial number and badges along with inclusion in the official Shelby Worldwide Registry.
The Shelby GT500CR will be available in 5 color choices, Red with White stripes, Grey with Black stripes, Blue with White stripes, Black with Grey stripes and Yellow with White stripes. Under the hood each Shelby GT500CR will be powered by a 545 horsepower 427 cubic-inch crate motor mated to a Tremec transmission. Other mods include Baer brakes, JBA ceramic coated headers, Be Cool aluminum radiator, 150-hp NOS nitrous system, Carroll Shelby signature seats, Simpson 5-point harness and Shelby 427 wheels.
Pricing for the Shelby GT500CR starts at $119,000.