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Country of origin:United States
Produced from:1965 - 1966
Numbers built:36
Price new:$5,995
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:September 21, 2015
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Chassis SFM5R002 One of the three original Shelby Mustangs produced, this car served as the test and development car. After being used for promotional purposes, it was first raced by Jerry Titus in March of 1965. He promptly won the SCCA National race at Pomona in this car. Titus continued t>>>

Chassis SFM5R096 Invoiced on April 29th, 1965, this GT350 R was sold new to the Comstock Racing Team from Canada. While the blue graphics on the rocker panels were retained, Comstock added a metallic green stripe over the centre of the car. At some point, a radiator overflow tank was added, >>>

Chassis SFM5R098 The seventh GT350 R built, this car was sold new to New Owen of Malvern, Pennsylvania. Representing the colours of sponsor Essex Wire, a single black stripe with orange borders was added to the competition Shelby Mustang. The car was first raced by Owen and his good friend S>>>

Chassis SFM5R103 Acquired new by Randy Blessing, this GT350 R was originally raced with limited success. Blessing then entrusted the car to local privateer racer and actual rocket scientist Walt Hane after he had proven 5 seconds faster at a local airport circuit than Blessings original driv>>>

Chassis SFM5R106 Following his graduation from the Carroll Shelby School of High Performance Driving, young enthusiast Dick Jordan from Chicago acquired this GT350 R complete with a spare rear end. Jordan used the car extensively in the Midwest, competing at local events will into the early >>>

Chassis SFM5R107 One of as few as two Shelby Mustang GT350 Rs sold to Europe, this example was acquired by German racer and Ford racing team principle Jochen Neerpasch. Before it arrived in Germany, it went through John Wyer's Ford Advanced Vehicles, who also built GT40s for Ford. Neerpasch >>>

Chassis SFM5R108 Completed in the fall of 1965, this was the very last GT350 R produced of the first batch. It was sold new to Ford dealer Gene Hamon. In September of 1966, it was raced by Pedro Rodriguez, who took the place of designated driver Bill Steele. He had been intimidated by the ca>>>

Chassis SFM5R213 Retained by Shelby American, this GT350 R was part of the six-car Cobra Caravan that toured the country from mid-1965 through to the first months of 1966. Among the five other cars included in this public relations effort were a Cobra Daytona and a Ford GT40. In June of 1966>>>

  Article Image gallery (126) Chassis (8) Specifications