Today’s eBay find of the day is this 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Convertible. What about telling you this is the rarest GT500 in the World! In addition to that, it was once owned by Mrs. Shelby. As far as we know, this GT500KR was created specifically for her and painted in her favorite color nail polish, Royal Maroon.
The muscle cars fans probably know that 2 more Coupes were also built and painted in the same color, but this IS THE ONLY CONVERTIBLE. It also had a feature article in Muscle Car Review July 2012. Click on Read More for images!The car is listed for sale by S&S Motorsports of Sarasota LLC and according to the description, it is fully documented and lightly restored to her glory. Nicknamed “Precious”, she is just that. There is also an original set of 10 spokes that go with the car, but they are not pictured.
What’s more, S&S Motorsports of Sarasota LLC claims that in honor of Mr. Shelby and all that he stood for racer, humanitarian, philanthropist, will donate $25,000 upon the successful sale of “Precious” to the “Carroll Shelby Foundation”, which does many wonderful things for kids who are less fortunate. We hope there are more people like you, guys, because this is how we must restore the faith in humanity!
This car is real, 1 of kind, unique and the rarest GT500 in the World, that in time will only go up in value.