Shelby GT500 - Shelby Mustang


The first two years of Shelby Mustang production, 1965-66, were the golden years of Carroll Shelby's efforts to turn a comfortable pony car into a sharp-handling, race-ready GT. By the time the big-engine GT500 joined the small-block GT350 for the 1967 model year, there were signs of strain in Shelby's relationship with Ford. Here are a few lesser-known facts about the GT500.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2015/11/10/gt500-secrets