(from page 2 of the 1968 Collection)
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. |
(from page 10 of the 1968 Collection)
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.
(from page 17 of the 1968 Collection)
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.
(from page 17 of the 1968 Collection)
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.
(from page 20 of the 1968 Collection)
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.
(from page 23 of the 1968 Collection)
Medium Blue 1968 Mustang Shelby GT-500KR (King of the Road) fastback with a 400hp, 428 cubic inch, 4 barrel, Cobra Jet V8 engine.
(from page 28 of the 1968 Collection)
Dark Green 1968 Mustang Shelby GT-500KR fastback, right front view.
(from page 33 of the 1968 Collection)
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.
(from page 48 of the 1968 Collection)
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.
(from page 60 of the 1968 Collection)
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.
(from page 62 of the 1968 Collection)
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.
(from page 63 of the 1968 Collection)
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.