1966 Shelby Mustang GT350H

Forty years ago, Carroll Shelby and The Hertz Corporation came up with an ingenious plan to help get a batch of high-performance, special-edition Shelby Mustangs into the hands of rental customers who also happened to be car enthusiasts. Ford supplied the new Mustangs with V-8 engines and mostly automatic transmissions, Shelby added extra performance and style, and Hertz gave the public access to the kind of unique driving experience that one would normally only find on a racetrack.



Chassis & Sales

1966 Shelby Mustang GT350-H Fastback - sold for $137,500 The GT350-H featured here is a proper and quite original example of one of the most interesting chapters in the motorsport saga of Carroll Shelby. It left Shelby’s operation on April 17, 1966 bound for Dallas, Texas, where it was one of few “rent-a-racers” sold new by Norm Williams Ford to Hertz. After a short list of owners, it arrived in California where it has been garage-kept. The black exterior is in great condition as it received a bare-... more
Gallery: 2007 Monterey Preview



1966 Shelby Hertz GT350 Fastback - did not sell for $140,000 Rarest of the rare. Red and Gold 1 of 48 built. Only 12 known to exist. Complete ground up nut bolt restoration. It has a Dayton Supercharger.
Gallery: 2012 Daytime Auction by Mecum



1966 Shelby GT350H Race Car SFM6S564 - sold for $104,500 A Rent-A-Racer that was actually raced. Professionally built for the track. Well-maintained and properly set up.
Gallery: 2013 Monterey Auction by RM Auctions



1966 Ford Shelby GT350H Fastback SFM6S1893 - did not sell for $120,000 1966 Shelby GT350H originally shipped to Koons Ford, Inc. in Fall Church, Virginia. Delivered to Hertz in Washington DC. Mullinix Motors in Daisy, Maryland painted it White with Gold stripes. Original owner was James Woodall of Maryland. Second owner added the air conditioning in 1987.
Gallery: Kissimmee 2014, #WhereTheCarsAre by Mecum



1966 Ford Shelby GT350H Fastback SFM6S1177 - did not sell for $140,000 1966 Shelby GT350H. Numbers matching engine. Originally shipped to City Motors in National City, California. Total cost was $3,865.34. Featured in Mustang Illustrated. Cover artwork on the box of the Lane Collectibles 1/8 scale die cast Blue GT350H. Only 1,001 were built.
Gallery: Kissimmee 2014, #WhereTheCarsAre by Mecum



1966 Ford Shelby GT350H Fastback SFM6S1581 - sold for $160,000 289 CI high performance and supercharged engine. C4 automatic. Detroit locker 3.50 axle ratio. 14 inch Magnum 500 wheels. Goodyear blue streak tires. Fine example that survived the "Rent-A-Years". Still maintains its original drivetrain and all original body panels. Restored to the highest quality standards. Rare untouched and preserved interior. Designed and built by Carroll Shelby Automotive of Los Angeles. Restoration by Ray Kelly of New Me... more
Gallery: Kissimmee 2014, #WhereTheCarsAre by Mecum



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