This is the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 CR: an 822 hp restomod that will see the light in Las Vegas

He Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 CR is in one of the best reinterpretations of the classic ’67, but the best, and that is that with three greats like Shelby, class Recreations Y SpeedKore For the manufacture of a model limited to 25 units, with a classic design and modern entrails, the result could not be otherwise.

Full carbon fiber body

Classic Recreations is a specialist based in Yukon (Oklahoma) that has been building and restoring classic Mustangs in a completely handmade way for more than 15 years, all of them under the official seal of Shelby, being this company who has been in charge of leading the project, together to the cobra builder.

As can be seen in the images, this Mustang has a full carbon fiber body manufactured using the same molds Shelby used more than 50 years ago, and manufactured by another old acquaintance, Speedkore, which may sound like you for being responsible for the BMW 3.0 CS of Downey Jr. (Iron Man), allowing reduce the overall weight by almost 275 kg compared to the 1967 Shelby GT500.

In the interior we find the classic decoration of the time, with aluminum inserts, chrome details, upholstered in quarto and alcantara, and even the well-known white billiard ball-shaped gear knob. Only the new radio bill reveals that we are facing a 2020 vehicle, although you can always turn to a specialist who makes them with appearance vintage.

1967 design with 2020 technology

However, one of the most special characteristics of this Shelby GT500 CR is that despite having a classic 1967 design, its mechanics and technical solutions are completely current. To do this, under the hood hides a 5-liter Ford Coyote engine, with a Whipple-signed volumetric compressor and high-flow aluminum radiator to help you develop a 822 hp power, being associated with a Tremex 5-speed manual gearbox.

In addition, it also has a MagnaFlow exhaust system in stainless steel, Wilwood six-piston front and four rear brakes, as well as 18-inch forged American Racing wheels fitted with Michelin tires.

If you are interested in acquiring one of these 25 units, available globally, you should know that they are priced at $ 298,000, and that will be delivered in Las Vegas in an act in which part of the profits from its sale will go to the Carroll Shelby Foundation for hospital purposes. In addition, this price includes a night in a luxury hotel in the capital of the game, attendance at the gala and a series of gifts.