Carroll Shelby’s 1968 Shelby ‘Black Hornet’

Classic American muscle cars, once the opium of the power-hungry masses are now reserved for those with deep pockets, with most restored classics trading for the same price as modern luxury cars. Those who own and collect these cars will tell you that you can’t put a price on American heritage, but a recent post on the Classic Car Network proves otherwise. A 1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 EXP500 CSS, better known as the Black Hornet has been listed for sale. Why is this car so special that it deserves its own news piece you ask? Well, this car was once owned by the man himself; Carroll


These days even a run of the mill (if you could call it that) GT500 will set you back a fair amount of money, but the Black Hornet plays in a different class, with the expected selling price edging close to $900,000. It would seem then that when it comes to American muscle car history, there’s always a right price.

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