1968 Shelby EXP 500 (The Green Hornet) bid to $1.8M

Shelby EXP 500 known as the "The Green Hornet"

Front 3/4 view

The Shelby EXP 500, known as the “The Green Hornet”, was a factory prototype that thankfully escaped the typical ending of the era: being crushed and recycled for scrap. Sporting a 390 V8 and C6 automatic transmission, it was exhibited in car shows before becoming a platform for experimental modifications including independent rear suspension, rear disc brakes and Conelec fuel injection.

At the Barrett-Jackson auction, the bidding soared to $1.8M but did not meet reserve. Is this a record for a Ford Mustang? Additional pictures below.

Source: Barrett-Jackson

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