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  • Een zeldzame Shelby GT350R Mustang uit 1965 zal in mei te koop zijn via Mecum Auctions, zolang het evenement op schema blijft te midden van de pandemie van het coronavirus.
  • De aanbieding komt na een model uit 1968 gedreven door Steve McQueen in de film “Bullitt” ging in januari voor $ 3,74 miljoen en werd de meest waardevolle Mustang die er bestaat. Mecum denkt dat deze auto dat zou kunnen overtreffen.
  • Deze Shelby GT350R uit 1965 won talloze races en werd bestuurd door de legendarische autocoureur Ken Miles, wiens verhaal te zien was in de film “Ford v. Ferrari” van vorig jaar. Het werd ook gebruikt als testmuilezel door Amerikaanse ingenieurs van Shelby.
  • Mecum noemt de auto niet alleen “de historisch belangrijkste Shelby Mustang ter wereld”, maar ook “misschien wel de belangrijkste Mustang in de geschiedenis van het merk, periode.”
  • Bezoek de homepage van Business Insider voor meer verhalen.

In januari heeft de1968 Ford Mustang GTbestuurd door Steve McQueen in de film “Bullitt” haalde op een veiling een record van $ 3,74 miljoen binnen. Nu, een paar maanden later, gelooft Mecum Auctions dat het een aanbod heeft dat dat zou kunnen overtreffen.

De nieuwe vermelding, zei Mecum, is “misschien wel de belangrijkste Mustang in de geschiedenis van het merk.” p>

De Mustang – een1965 Het Shelby GT350R Mustang-prototype– is een auto-icoon, dat veelvuldig is bestuurd door legendarische autocoureurs zoals Ken Miles, bekend van “Ford v. Ferrari”. Het staat gepland voor de veiling van Indianapolis in Mecum in mei, als het evenement op schema blijft – Mecum heeft zijn evenementen in maart en april uitgesteld volgens de richtlijnen van de Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-bijeenkomsten te midden van het nieuwe coronavirus, maar heeft niets gezegd over mei.

De Mustang werd door Carroll Shelby’s Shelby American gebruikt als teamauto en technische testmuilezel en wasgebouwd omeen high-performance wedstrijdversie van de Mustang uit 1965 te zijn. Het claimde meer dan 10 overwinningen in de Sports Car Club of America-klasse in het seizoen van 1965 en ging daarna door met verschillende succesvolle seizoenen.

De Mustang verstevigde zijn plaats in de geschiedenis van Ford en bracht ook 14 jaar door in de Shelby American Museum, en heeft prijzen gewonnen op enkele van de meest prestigieuze autoshows.

Hieronder ziet u meer van de auto die Mecum de ‘historisch meest belangrijke Shelby Mustang ter wereld’ noemt.

                    

                  

                      

                          

                                                                                        

                                                                   

                                                                     

                                      

Mecum Auctions heeft aangekondigd dat het in mei een unieke Shelby GT350R Mustang-raceauto uit 1965 zal veilen tijdens de verkoop in Indianapolis.

                                                                                                                                                            

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De superzeldzame auto druipt van de autogeschiedenis en zou wel eens de duurste Mustang kunnen worden die ooit is verkocht.

                                                                                                                                                            

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De president en oprichter van Mecum, Dana Mecum, zei op NBC Sports Network dat als ‘er ooit een auto is die de Bullitt-auto kan overtreffen, je er nu naar kijkt’. Daar zijn goede redenen voor.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Halverwege de jaren zestig tikte Ford Carroll Shelby, ontwikkelaar van autocoureur en auto-ontwikkelaar, aan om een ​​krachtige Mustang te bouwen voor SCCA B-Klasse racen.

                                                                                                                                                            

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The Blue Oval heeft een trio witte Mustangs uit 1965 naar Shelby’s winkel in Venetië, Californië gestuurd, zodat hij aan de slag kon.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Van die drie auto’s ontwikkelde Shelby twee race-prototypes en een straatauto, die nodig was om de GT350R geschikt te maken om te racen.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Nu is de eerste van die prototypes – prachtig gerestaureerd – te koop.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Bekend als “Flying Mustang”, de auto was de eerste Shelby Mustang die een race won …

                                                                                                                                                            

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… en meer dan 10 eerste plaatsen behaald tijdens het SCCA-seizoen 1965.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Het werd uitvoerig bestuurd door autocoureur Ken Miles, bekend van “Ford vs. Ferrari”. Bovendien, zei Dana Mecum, was dit de enige Mustang Miles die ooit heeft gereden.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Volgens de lijst reden ook andere grote namen in de racerij – waaronder Peter Brock, Bob Bondurant, Jerry Titus en Chuck Cantwell – met de auto.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Naast het behalen van talloze raceoverwinningen, werd deze Shelby GT350R door ingenieurs gebruikt om nieuwe ontwerpen en onderdelen te testen voor Shelby’s volgende wedstrijdauto en voor de 34 klantversies die zijn gebouwd.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Mecum noemt dit R-Model prototype “misschien wel de belangrijkste Mustang in de geschiedenis van het merk, periode.”

                                                                                                                                                            

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Dat is niet alleen een hype – een Shelby-expert vertelde Hagerty: “Van de belangrijke Mustangs die zijn geveild, is [deze] naar mijn mening de belangrijkste in termen van zijn bijdrage aan de autogeschiedenis.”

                                                                                                                                                            

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De auto gaf de Mustang de high-performance reputatie die het tot op de dag van vandaag heeft en startte een lange rij sportieve, circuitgerichte pony’s.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Nadat Ford de auto met pensioen had gestuurd, veranderde hij een paar keer van eigenaar en won hij nog veel meer races onder verschillende eigenaren.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Het werd 14 jaar lang tentoongesteld in het Shelby American Museum in Boulder, Colorado, voordat het werd gekocht door de huidige eigenaar.

                                                                                                                                                            

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De huidige eigenaar van de GT350R heeft hem zorgvuldig gerestaureerd.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Hij won de Best in Class op Amelia Island in 2014 en opnieuw op het Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2015.

                                                                                                                                                            

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In 1966 verkocht Shelby American dit GT350R-prototype voor $ 4.000 aan een Ford-ingenieur. Maar er wordt verwacht dat het veel, veel meer zal opleveren dan dat op een veiling in mei.

                                                                                                                                                            

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Het kan zelfs de $ 3,74 miljoen overschrijden die de Mustang van Steve McQueen in de film “Bullitt” eerder dit jaar binnenhaalde.

                                                                                                                                                            

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