1968 Shelby GT500
Amie Williams
Associate Online Editor
September 19, 2013

One special 1968 Shelby GT500 Ford Mustang will be among 75 rare cars lined up and ready to go home with the highest bidder at the Motostalgia Auction d'Elegance. The Shelby GT500 up for bids is powered by a 428 cubic-inch V-8 mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. Only 405 of this particular rare Shelby GT500 were built and it comes with the full Marti report.

The '68 Shelby GT500 will be the only Ford Mustang in this pack of some rare and high-end cars. Besides the Shelby GT500, enthusiasts may be interested in another rare blue oval heading to auction, a yellow 2006 Ford GT.

Motostalgia is known for its premier luxury automobile auctions featuring rare, one-of-a-kind, exquisite vehicles that seem to hold rich histories. Motostalgia just announced the most valuable auction event ever produced by the company – Motostalgia Auction d’Elegance – an event that will be held during the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix on Saturday, November 16, 2013 in Austin, Texas.

Seventy-five of the finest and most sought after vehicles will be auctioned off at Motostalgia Auction d’Elegance and the event is said to attract car enthusiasts and collectors from all over the world.

“There is nothing more exhilarating than the feeling one has sitting behind the wheel of a collector car that is truly one of a kind,” said Antonio Brunet, President and Founder of Motostalgia. “We have traveled the globe finding only the best of the best for this auction and are excited to be able offer a collection of automobiles that are so exclusive, so luxurious, and so valuable that serious collectors and Grand Prix race enthusiasts will be awe struck.”

The auction is open to qualified bidders, media and consignors. Guest passes are available for purchase as well. Visit Motostalgia at www.motostalgia.com to register to bid, or call 512/813-0636.

$500 will get you an official auction collectible catalog along with admission for two to the preview, gala and event auction. Food and beverages will be served at the auction.

MOTOSTALGIA AUCTION PREVIEW AND EXHIBITION DATES:

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 – 10am – 6pm CST

Friday, November 15th, 2013 – 10am -6pm CST

Saturday, November 16th, 2013 – 10am – 4pm CST

GALA:

Friday, November 15th, 2013 -- 6pm - 10pm

MOTOSTALGIA AUCTION D'ELEGANCE

Saturday, November 16th, 2013 Beginning at 4pm CST

Austin Convention Center – Ballroom

500 E. Cesar Chavez Street

Austin, Texas 78701

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