The Shelby Mustang GT500CR is a modern update on a classic muscle car

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Hannah Elliott

Remember that 1967 fastback Mustang of your dreams?

A guy in Oklahoma is building a new version that combines the vehicle identification number-matching body with such things as modern brakes and gears.

It’s called the 1967 GT500CR Classic. 

From the moment you get behind the wheel, the rounded, five-speed manual shifter, the racing seats, and the growl of the ignition tell you plenty about the kind of car you’re dealing with.

Inside, the car has a wide, wood-grain aluminum steering wheel; an Old Air Products air conditioning system; and ...
Inside, the car has a wide, wood-grain aluminum steering wheel; an Old Air Products air conditioning system; and signature Carroll Shelby GT500CR floor mats. The seats are well-cushioned but not readily adjustable; they will be ill-suited for certain big or tall drivers. Customised seats are available.

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This is the type that roars for attention from a half-mile down the road. The engine sounds like war.

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