Shelby Reboots 1967 GT500 Super Snake
... and Series 2 Roadster too.
Shelby American went back to the future with the announcement that it would continue the 1967 Shelby Super Snake using 1967 donor Mustangs bearing the original signatures of its two main sparkplugs. So, if you always wanted a new one, this limited run is your chance.
“We’re fulfilling the dream of Carroll Shelby and Don McCain,” Shelby American president Gary Patterson said. “Shelby built an engineering study dubbed the ‘Super Snake’ for high-speed tire testing by Goodyear in 1967. When that successful test ended, Shelby American offered it to Mel Burns Ford in SoCal to retail to the public. Former Shelby American employee Don McCain approached Shelby about doing a limited run of cars. They carefully studied the idea but sadly, the timing did not work because the car was too expensive. The program never came to fruition -- until now.”
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