A legendary pony car is coming to Barrett-Jackson's 2018 Scottsdale Auction as the first 1966 Shelby GT350 gets ready to make its way up that famous ramp. The car is a pre-production prototype and features the numbers-matching 289ci V8 engine with four-speed T10 manual transmission. Built to race in SCCA competitions, this GT350 was the primary Shelby American test car and features a unique vinyl roof treatment, a feature that never made it to the production car. It also features the optional factory-fitted Pony upholstery, aluminum inside rear-quarter window trim, and a medium blue vinyl top.
The first-ever Shelby Cobra is going up for auction
The car that started it all.
Barrett-Jackson is selling Caroll Shelby's personal Cobra 427 Super Snake at its upcoming Scottsdale auction
The car is one of only 23 427 competition roadsters built.
Shelby announces a continuation of the 1967 GT500 Super Snake
Production will be limited to 10 cars with an original Ford VIN.