1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake First Drive Review
Driving the $250,000 reincarnation of Shelby’s GT40-powered Mustang.
Long and smoky, with plenty of revs and a snappy clutch dump -- this obviously wasn't the first time Gary Patterson has boiled the baloneys on a high-powered Mustang. The president of Shelby American street-raced a 428 Cobra Jet fastback all over Ohio in the 1970s, so we shouldn't have been so surprised when he jumped into the company's new 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake, the reincarnation of Shelby's GT40-powered Mustang, and lit 'em up for our cameras.
Shelby will build 10 new 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snakes and sell them for $249,995 each. It's the latest in the company's growing continuation series, which also includes brand-new 1968 GT500KR convertibles and the Original Venice Crew 1965 GT350 Competition Mustangs. The 10 continuation Super Snakes will be built by Legendary GT Continuation Cars in Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania, with engines supplied by the Carroll Shelby Engine Co. The cars are faithful to the original, but the engine specs have been tweaked for better drivability.
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