1969 Shelby GT500 Found in a Barn
At Shults Ford of Harmarville, we are all about great finds when it comes to cool cars, but this most recent find is not only amazing, it’s rare. This discovery is none other than an unrestored, one-owner 1969 Shelby GT500, but that’s not even the best part. It only has 8,531 miles on it!
A man named Larry Brown, who recently passed away, owned the Shelby GT500, and since he had no wife or children to pass his things on to, the car will be auctioned off by Ron Gilligan Auctioneers.
The Mustang is still in pristine condition, having never been driven in the rain, as well as having garbage bags covering the seats and double floor mats covering the carpet. These precautions have helped to keep the car in amazing condition, especially considering it has been sitting in a barn for a number of years.
Mechanics say the 1969 Shelby GT500 is in great shape and with a new battery and a freshly filled gas tank, the 45 year old car started right up. According to Auto Trader Classics, a 1969 GT500 with over 75,000 miles on it goes for just under $90,000, but since Brown’s car has 8,531 miles, we are sure it will go for much more than that.
Interested in the auction? It will be held on April 25, 2014 at 12:30 PM EST. Check back for more details that are to come!