Carroll Shelby and Restoration Hardware will join forces to auction off a 1968 Shelby EXP500 CSS from Mr. Shelby’s personal collection. The eBay auction will kick-off on Dec. 2nd with bidding starting at $100,000. Proceeds from the sale will go to Carroll Shelby Children’s Foundation which helps children around the world battle life-threatening illnesses. The organization also promotes the importance of organ and tissue donation.
The 1968 Shelby EXP500 CSS pays homage to the experimental “Green Hornet.” Power comes from a Cobra Jet 428 V8 engine mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. The car also features a Cobra Jet manifold exhaust system, Edelbrook Aluminum Heads, Shelby Intake manifold, Shelby Water Pump, Shelby Valve Covers and Legendary Autometer Customized Gauges.
The 1968 Shelby EXP500 CSS comes with the standard interior in Deluxe Black, original seatbelts and the original ’68 Cobra Steering Wheel. The custom Shelby is on display at the 2008 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
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