(8 photos of a 1968 Candy Apple Red Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Fastback) This 1968 Mustang Shelby GT 500 KR fastback was our featured Attitude Of The Week picture for the week starting 8-5-07. It was painted in 1995. The color was changed from Acapulco Blue to Candy Apple Red. This Shelby has the KR 428 Cobra Jet 4V engine with an automatic transmission.|
(1 photo of a 1968 Special Orange Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Fastback) This incredible Special Orange 1968 Shelby GT500KR Mustang fastback with an R-code 428 Cobra Jet V8 is owned by Peter Disher of Wisconsin and runs one of the most interesting sites of Ford factory special colors thecoralsnake.com. Peter has identified several 1968 special order colors that the Shelby GT 500KR has been ordered in. This orange WT5158 is one of them. Peter writes: One of three painted this color by the factory in 1968. SAAC and Team Shelby National Award winner.
(11 photos of a 1968 Special Yellow Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Fastback) Special order Yellow 1968 Shelby GT 500 KR with a the largest engine offered in 1968, a 335 hp, 428 cubic inch, 4 barrel, Cobra Jet V8. This car has the special order Ford Yellow paint. On the Shelby specification sheet this color was printed at the bottom as "Shelby Unit Spec Paint WT6066" and the door data plate color was left blank. Mid 1968, Shelby introduced the GT-500KR or "King of the Road" which used Ford's new unofficially rated 400hp, 428 cubic inch Cobra Jet engine along with other handling/safety modifications to contain the power.
(2 photos of a 1968 Lime Green Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Convertible) Lime Green 1968 Mustang Shelby GT-500KR with the original GT-350/500 stamped steel mag-style hubcaps. KR stands for "King of the Road" which used the new 400hp, 482ci, Cobra Jet V8 engine.
(3 photos of a 1968 Special Orange Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Fastback) Check out this 1968 Mustang Shelby GT-500KR. It's painted a special order shade of orange. It's pictured here with the owner. KR stands for King of the Road. It has the big 428ci Cobra Jet engine and a manual transmission.
(5 photos of a 1968 Wimbledon White Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Fastback) Wimbledon White 1968 Shelby Mustang GT-500KR with a black interior and dual blue racing stripes. It's dataplate says 63B for fastback body style, M for the Wimbledon White paint, 5AA for the black interior, 18U for the 18th of July, and U for the C-6 automatic transmission.
(15 photos of a 1968 Medium Blue Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Fastback) Medium Blue 1968 Mustang Shelby GT-500KR fastback in its original paint and a restored 400hp, 428ci, 4 barrel, Ram Air, Cobra Jet, V8 engine. The GT-500 King of the Road was introduced midyear and used Mustang's Cobra Jet engine but modified by Shelby to put out 65 more horse power. This photo is available in two wallpaper sizes; 1024-768 wallpaper and 2048-1536 wallpaper.
(3 photos of a 1968 Medium Blue Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Fastback) Medium Blue 1968 Mustang Shelby GT-500KR (King of the Road) fastback with a 400hp, 428 cubic inch, 4 barrel, Cobra Jet V8 engine.
(7 photos of a 1968 Dark Green Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Fastback) Dark Green 1968 Mustang Shelby GT-500KR fastback with a 400hp, 428ci, 4 barrel, Cobra Jet V8 engine. Dark Green was the Shelby name for Highland Green paint offered on the normal 1968 Mustang. The 1968 Shelby has custom front fascia, vented hood, side scoops, and rear quarter panel scoops. These came stock with the roll bar.
(5 photos of a 1968 Medium Blue Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Convertible) Medium Blue 1968 Shelby GT500 King of the Road Mustang convertible. Shelby named the D color code Acapulco Blue, Medium Blue keeping the D code on the door tag. This car has its original 335hp (at 5200rpm), 428 cubic inch, 4 barrel, Cobra Jet V8 engine all restored. This car has Lucus fog lamps and the correct covers from 1968.
(5 photos of a 1968 Corporate Yellow Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Convertible) This 1968 Shelby GT500KR (King of the Road) Mustang convertible has its original Yellow special order paint restored. This yellow was called Corporate Yellow when special ordered on the 1968 Mustang and later became Bright Yellow or Grabber Yellow in 1969 and 1970 as a standard Shelby Mustang color. This GT500-KR has its original interior and 54,000 miles. The car was repainted once in 1987. In 2002, the drive train, engine compartment, underbody and suspension were restored and detailed to SAAC Street Driven Concours class standards.
(4 photos of a 1968 Wimbledon White Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Convertible) Wimbledon White 1968 Shelby GT500KR Mustang convertible at the 2010 Mustang Club of America Grand Nationals held in Bellevue, Washington. The Shelby GT-500 King of the Road convertible has a 428ci Cobra Jet engine under the hood.
(5 photos of a 1968 Dark Green Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Convertible) I just found this photo that I took a year ago of a Dark Green 1968 Mustang Shelby GT500 King of the Road convertible with 10 spoke Shelby wheels, white side stripes, Shelby front fascia with fog lamps, side scoops, rear wing, vented hood, and 428ci super jet V8 engine. This GT500KR is our Attitude Of The Week for the week starting December 11th, 2011.
(9 photos of a 1968 Candy Apple Red Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Fastback) This Candy Apple Red 1968 Shelby GT-500KR fastback was on display at the 2010 Mustang & Ford card show at Uftring Ford in East Peoria, Illinois. It had a tan interior and 428ci engine.
(12 photos of a 2008 Black Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Coupe) Black 2008 Mustang Shelby GT-500 King of the Road coupe with ebony (flat black) stripes. The stripes are difficult to see in this shot. The GT500KR features a 540 horsepower 5.4 liter supercharged V8 with Ford Racing Power Pack upgrade, 3.73:1 rear axle ratio, short throw shifter and souped up suspension. Other unique exterior features are a carbon composite hood, 18-inch wheels, Shelby lettering on the hood, hood pins, and special 40th Anniversary badging. The first Shelby GT500KR Mustang came out in 1968.
(13 photos of a 2009 Black Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Coupe) Black with alloy over-the-top 2009 SVT Shelby GT500KR Mustang coupe with King of the Road vented hood, special hood and fender GT500KR Cobra emblems, hood pins, custom wheels, GT500KR embroidered headrests, GT500KR dash badge, and a 540hp 5.4L 4V Supercharged V8 engine. This car has been modified into a King of the Road by the Shelby factory as verified by the numbered dash badge.
(10 photos of a 2009 Brilliant Silver Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Coupe) Brilliant Silver 2009 Shelby GT500KR Mustang coupe with Vista Blue over the top stripe; special King of the Road vented hood, wheels, and emblems; and a 540hp, 5.4L, supercharged V8 with the Ford Racing Power Pack. The standard 2009 Vapor Shelby GT500 can only be ordered with a black (ebony) or no over the top stripe. With the Brilliant Silver only on the GT500KR, Vista Blue stripes offer a unique color combination.
(1 photos of a 2009 Mustang Shelby GT-500KR Promotional Sales Brochure) Page 10 of the Ford 2009 Mustang promotional brochure showing a 540hp Brilliant Silver 2009 Mustang Shelby GT500 with blue stripes.