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Classic Car: 1965 Shelby GT350 For Sale

One of the very first cars hand built at Shelby American ‘s Venice plant, the 1965 Shelby GT350 features all the original Venice and an older restoration presented in-line with ShelbyAmerican Automobile Club and MCA’s highest judging standards.

Mar 06, 2018 | By Andrea Sim

1965 Shelby GT350

Hemmings, the world’s largest collector car marketplace is putting up a desirable 1965 Shelby GT350 for sale at $575,000. This example is one of the very first cars hand-built at Shelby American’s Venice plant prior to the production assembly line later cars.

The 1965 Shelby GT350 was restored to Shelby American Automobile Club and MCA ‘s highest judging standards “with no expense spared to acquire and use assembly line parts in the restoration,” commented the private seller.

The owner spent about three years getting involved in the restoration process and helped source what the private seller described as “the near impossible to find restoration parts to achieve what they have in the finished product.”

Finally, everything was restored to stock 65 specifications and some of the notable parts of the 1965 Shelby GT350 displayed the Wimbledon white exterior with proper uniform “Orange Peel”, guardsman blue side stripes with proper GT350 Logo, assembly line grille with proper blue colour, original cast aluminum grille bull nose, original grille support bracket, Venice early hood, triple plated show chrome Ford original bumpers and NOS assembly plant roof rail and door seals.

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