1967 Shelby Mustang Group 2


1967 Shelby Mustang Group 2

1967 Shelby Mustang Group 2

In 1967 Shelby American built 26 K-code Mustang Coupes to the FIA’s Group 2 specification. This allowed the cars to race in the SCCA A-Sedan class and the Trans Am series.

Unlike the modified Shelby GT350, the K-code racecars had to retain their full 4-seat interior and glass windows. These did however, get a DSO number on the build sheet which meant that they arrived to Shelby without a radio, heater, seam sealer and sound deadening. Furthermore they got the competition engine, brakes and wheels.

In Detail

type Racing Car
built at USA
engine V8
position Front Longitudinal
body / frame Unitary Steel Monocoque
driven wheels RWD

 

 

Chassis

 

1967 Shelby Mustang Group 2

Only car to ever be fitted with Weber twin-choke carburetors and shipped new to Ford of Australia for Greg Cusack and Niel Allen to compete in the 1967 Tasman Trans Am series. Allen scored the car’s most notable victory at Warwick Farm beating reigning national champion “Pete” Geoghegan in 1967. The team raced the car continuously for the next three years selling it to Gordon Stephenson.

For the next 25 years the car was used for club racing until being purchased by Paul Burchall in 1992. Burchall began the process of bringing the car back to its 1967 specification and competed in local historic events. In July of 2003 Miller sold the Mustang to a well known California collector and vintage racer. Once the car was brought back to the United States a complete mechanical and cosmetic restoration was undertaken. Once restored, the car was track tested and fully sorted by Canepa who offered the car with an asking price of $465,000 USD.