The World’s Top Ten Most Expensive Ford Mustang Cars
The first sale of the ’15 Ford Mustang GT was at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction block and a lot of people were speculating if it’s going to hit a new record. The car went for an incredible $300,000 in support of the JDRF, but bizarrely it didn’t make it to the top 10 list of the most expensive Mustangs ever sold in auction. 10) ’65 Supercharged Shelby G.T. 350 – sold for $ 528, 000 – This is without any doubt a very nice ride that reached the amount of five hundred thousand dollars in the auction. What does it make this car so special? Well this special prototype of Shelby GT 350 was equipped with a McCulloh supercharger, which provided an incredible 306 horsepower’s. And this one is the only version of a ’65 GT350 with a supercharger. Back in 1996, you could in fact choose if you wanted or disliked a supercharger. The ’65 Shelby GT350 also featured a 4 speed Borg Warner T-10 transmission, drum brakes at the rear, distinctive suspension and discs at the front, solid axle on the rear end, shock absorbers from Koni, override traction bars and leaf springs.
9) ’69 Mustang Boss 429 – Sold for $ 550,000 – This 1969 Mustang Boss 429 is a car that many of us wish they have. You can find many restored versions all around the world at car shows, but the one that makes a difference is a factory made Boss 429 that represents whole another thing and has a price that is difficult to set. The one showed on the picture was sold in auction in Monterey back in 2014 for around five hundred and fifty thousand dollar bills and what’s good with it is the fact that the car still had the plastic wrap on the steering wheel as well as a window sticker that was factory made. This beauty has only less than a thousand miles on her in forty five years, and all of its original parts were in perfect condition.
8) The First ’08 Shelby Mustang GT 500 K.R. – Sold for $ 550, 000 – After a pause of almost 40 years for the joy of all of us, the Ford Motor Company finally decided to work again with Shelby Automobiles. 2008 was the year of the return of the Shelby GT 500 K.R. If you wanted to see the revelation of this vehicle you needed to visit the New York in 2007 car show. The production of the car was limited down to only a thousand and the GT 500 K.R. was equipped with an amazing 540 horsepower’s. This was the first model that passed the stage of Barrett Jackson and collected a capital for JDRF of five hundred and fifty thousand for the organization.
7) The First ’07 Mustang Shelby GT – Sold for $ 600, 000 – The very special Mustang Shelby GT-H Hertz was the inspiration for this Shelby. The car at the auction in Scottsdale gathered six hundred thousand dollars for the Children’s Foundation of Shelby Carol.
6) ’69 Mustang Boss 429 – Sold for $ 605,000 – This Mustang Boss 429 reached an enormous prize at the Scottsdale auction for $605k. This one is one of the first 50 cars that are entirely hand-made. It has a rare 820-S engine from NASCAR with excellent Ford C9AE-A with forged pistons, ½ inch bolt rods, steel made crank and many other things. A lot of these cars were manufactured in the same way. That’s why this particular Boss 429 was sold at that prize. Every single car was very costly to be custom made, as they have more than 300 individual features with over 800 pieces that were needed to fully equip this Mustang. 500 street-legal Boss 429 were must build in order to follow and stick to the NASCAR rules.
5) The First ’07 Mustang Shelby G.T. 500 – Sold for $ 648, 000 – In 2007 Shelby made a decision to revive the Shelby GT 500 model, which overwhelmed all the Mustang fans all over the world. Right from the start when the legend Carroll Shelby has decided to put his name upon this new Mustang, it boosted the performance of the engine and the hard-core energy to the updated platform of one hundred and ninety-seven grand. The sale of the very first Shelby GT500 at the Scottsdale auction was all for the Children’s Foundation of Carroll Shelby and it reached a number of six hundred and forty-eight thousand in 2006.
4) ’69 G.T. 500 Convertible Owned By Carroll Shelby – Sold for $ 742, 500 – Shown on the picture is Carroll Shelby’s personal ’69 GT500 Convertible which he had since the day it came out of the assembly line. The car itself was part of the “Top 10 Dream Cars” according to Mustang Monthly. The car was restored for five years by a Shelby restorer, Jim Cowles. At the Scottsdale auction in 2008 it reached an unbelievable number of $742,500.
3) ’65 Mustang Shelby G.T. 350 R – $ 990,000 – There were only 34 Shelby GT 350 R versions built in 1965, so there is no doubt about this Mustang, as it was sold for nearly $1.0 mil. Nine hundred and ninety thousand at the Scottsdale auction in 2012 was paid for this remarkable beauty. The first owner of this GT 350 R was Richard Jordan. It was still with its factory made transmission and engine less than four thousand and nine hundred miles passed. What is truly amazing about this Shelby is the fact that somewhere in the early ’70, was part of the national races of SCCA in Midwestern.
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2) ’67 Mustang Shelby “Eleanor” – Sold for $ 1+ million: After the 2000 remake of the movie Gone in 60 Seconds, the Eleanor become very quickly famous and major hit, not just among car lovers. Every one wished to have one. Many other classic cars were featured in the movie, but this one was the one that everyone loved it. The movie was very successful and it was no big of a surprise when the car was sold for one mil.