67 Shelby GT500. In the year 1967 Shelby decided to make some changes to the GT500. While available in two different models, GT350 and GT500, The GT350 small block was still the race ready muscle machine that car enthusiast had grown to love.
Powered by a muscular 428cu V-8 engine. It was the first street legal Mustang to bear Fords 428 cid V-8 Engine. The GT350 that was ready for the race track harnessing Fords 427 engine which was strong, loud and ran through oil like crazy.
The 1967 Shelby GT500 had become a new more “mature” sports/race automobile. It shipped shipped with either a four speed transmission or a three speed automatic transmission. As previously stated, it may have been a less rowdy race car than some had expected at the time but it was geared more for touring. Special options included power steering, air condition and Supercharger (GT350 only) $549.00 for those that had a little extra cash to spend. Much of the interior was standard of the 67 Mustang GT. Automobile sales soon showed that drivers began to prefer the easier to drive GT500 with less engine noise and easier handling than the GT350. The gas tank held about 18 Gallons and allowed for 13-15 to Miles Per Gallon.
GT500 had be come the evolution of the GT350 racer that Shelby modified for use in road racing. For current Ford Mustang models please visit the Ford website. Stay tuned to HipHopCars.com for more fresh photos fabulous car photos and videos of the old and new!
• GT350: 3,360 lbs.
• GT500: 3,370 lbs.
Shelby GT350: $3,995
Shelby GT500: $4,195
Shelby Mustangs were built from 1965-1970
At the end of 1968 a more powerful GT500 KR (King of the Road) was launched, which featured the 428 Cobra Jet engine
Horsepower @ rpm: 355 @ 5400
Torque @ rpm: 420 @ 3200
0-60 mph, sec: 6.2
1/4 mile, sec @ mph: 14.6 @ 99
0-30 mph: 2.8 sec.
0-60 mph: 7.1 sec.
Quarter Mile: 15.3 sec. @ 91 mph
Top Speed: 129 mph @ 6,100 rpm
0-30 mph: 2.8 sec.
0-60 mph: 4.8 sec.