LMC is very proud to offer for sale this 1969 Shelby GT500 Super Cobra Jet.
In recent history with the large amount of interest in muscle cars as collectibles, the rare combinations of models and drivetrains have created some very valuable pieces. The rarest being the convertible models equipped with top of the line drivetrains such as HEMI Cuda’s or LS6 equipped Chevelle convertibles. In the Ford camp, it is the drag pack equipped Mustangs, or Super Cobra Jets as they are referred to.
This SCJ Shelby was built on May 21th 1969 at the Dearborn Ford assembly plant and sold new at Metro Ford Sales. This Shelby GT500 SCJ had the benefit of being factory optioned with many unique, ultra rare and highly desirable options. For one, it was special ordered in striking special order Grabber Orange exterior. Additional options include; oil cooler, upgraded connecting rods, crankshaft, pistons, flywheel/flexplate, and harmonic balancer all of which were a mandatory with the Super Cobra Jet option. It is powered its numbers matching 428 Super Cobra Jet engine backed by the factory optioned 4 speed manual transmission. This unique and truly special Shelby SCJ has always been well taken care of as evident through the fact that it retains most of its original interior and is in excellent overall condition. As well, the original selling dealer’s logo is still affixed to the trunk lid. To keep this car looking its best the paint has been redone and the engine has been rebuilt and nicely detailed. Factory equipment includes a 3.91 traction-lok differential, sports deck rear seat, power steering, power front disc brakes, tilt-away steering wheel, power ventilation, AM radio, intermittent windshield wipers, visibility group, the Shelby installed equipment includes Lucas fog lights, 140speedo/8,000rpm tach, roll bar, shoulder harness, console gauges, and more.
This is one of the ultimate muscle cars of the golden age of American muscle. This Super Cobra Jet GT500 is loaded with factory options that make this car even more rare and desirable. If you’re looking for one of the greatest cars Ford produced in 1969, then you have found it.