Classic Recreations Shelby GT500CR: 67 Mustang modernized with 780 hp

Although I have not talk about Classic Recreations, the truth is that the company Oklahoma specializing in restorations of classic still making mischief and, in fact, his latest creation is a Shelby Mustang 1967 called GT500CR 900S and sporting a CR Blurple colored purple with white stripes, chosen by the Arab sheikh who has charge.

Shelby GT500CR
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Based on an old Ford Mustang abandoned, the American specialist which produces between 25 and 28 cars annually – has worked for fourteen months to convert the vehicle into a modern car base that skin Mustang 67, thanks to a lot of new pieces. “As regards state was in our scrapping, although I prefer to work with the worst car,” says Jason Engel, owner of CR.

Under the hood lurks one GT500CR 900S 7.0 – liter V8 Ford Performance, supercharged, with an output of 780 hp. All this brute force to a rear axle 9 inch is transmitted through a carbon driveshaft. The suspension includes dampers coilover QA1 Varishock front and rear, the brake system features six – piston Wilwood calipers and wheels 18-inch shoes Rival BFGoodrich tires.

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The carrier, whose restoration is also one of the hallmarks of Classic Recreations in this case has been made as to the customer, with lower than normal and specific seats with harnesses mounted. An embroidered with the arms of the family of Sheikh in the center armrest, steering wheel rim wooden floorboard Shelby, specific floor mats, special plate with the signing of Carroll Shelby, new watches instrument or system of JCV audio, are some of the news.

Depending on the brand of Oklahoma, the GT500CR based 900S starts at $219,000, before any customization, though it specifically has cost $234,000. For more visit

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