This 1965 Ford Shelby GT350R is world’s most valuable Mustang, after selling for $4M at auction

A real piece of automotive history went under hammer over the weekend, and set a new record in the process. A 1965 Ford Shelby GT350 Competition, Shelby American’s first Mustang built racing, was just sold at Mecum’s auction in Kissimmee, Florida. The final price paid, after adding the buyer’s commission, was $4,070,000, reinforcing this as …

Original 1965 Ford Shelby GT350R heads to auction

Last summer, an original 1965 Ford Shelby GT350 Competition became the most valuable Mustang in the nameplate’s history when it fetched $3.85 million at auction, eclipsing the the $3.4 million bid on the original “Bullitt” movie car at an auction last January. What made it so valuable was the fact that it was the famous …