1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake
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Enjoy peace of mind knowing your model is co-developed and officially approved in partnership with Shelby American Inc. who gave us exclusive access to the real car in 2019 to create our 1:8 scale model.
We will not stop production of any model ‘halfway through the series’. We won’t sell you the first part unless we are sure we can produce all the parts of the kit.
This Super Snake model is created using the latest 3D laser scanning, digital computer modelling and precision model engineering to recreate this authentic replica.
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“My name is Carrol Shelby
and performance is my business.”
When Goodyear asked Shelby to perform a high-speed and highly-publicised test of their new Thunderbolt tires, the result was the record-breaking 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake. Fitted with a racing-spec 427cu V8 engine from the Ford GT40 Mk II, a “bundle of snakes” exhaust system and three blue, Le Mans-style racing stripes, the ’67 GT500 Super Snake is a one-of-a-kind Shelby Mustang.
1:8 SCALE SUPER SNAKE
Your exquisitely detailed
1967 Shelby GT500
In January 2019, the 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake sold for $2,200,000 breaking its own record as the most expensive Mustang ever sold. At the time, it was the fastest street-legal production car. Now you have the opportunity to build and own this extraordinary performance car.
Weight: 8.4 kg
Material: Body and chassis made from zamak metal, seat material is soft PVC – faithful to the original Ford Mustang seats. Inside finishing is made with ‘flocking printing’ imitating soft surface
Length: 595 mm (23.4”)
Width: 232 mm (9.1”)
Height: 175 mm (6.9”)
Number of parts: 408
- Functioning headlamps and taillights
- Hear the engine when accelerator is pushed
- Pushing the brake pedal activates brake lights
- Steering wheel operates front wheels
- Opening doors, hood and trunk
- Genuine horn sound
- Colour matched to original Dupont paint codes
- Folding rear seats to extend the trunk
- Replica of the Goodyear Thunderbolt tyres
- Shelby Speedway tyres with 5-spoke rims (available separately, click here)
OUTSTANDING DETAIL YOU ONLY GET AT 1:8 SCALE
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The ‘one and only’ 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake
The Holy Grail of Mustangs
The 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake has a formidable reputation.
In January 2019, it became the most expensive Mustang ever sold at auction – $2.2 million.
What makes this particular 1967 Shelby GT500 the most sought after Mustang in the world?
Part publicity stunt, part market study, the Super Snake was born from opportunity. Goodyear needed to showcase their latest model of tyre – the Thunderbolt – with a promotional event centred around its performance, and Carroll Shelby, their West Coast distributor, was the man to do it.
He could have tested the tyres on a regular GT500.
But in typical Carroll Shelby style, in collaboration with former Shelby American Sales Manager Don McCain, he instead placed a 427 GT40 Le Mans racing engine under the GT500’s hood, modifying the car to deal with the additional power. The Super Snake would end up hitting 170 mph, averaging 142 mph over 500 miles, and despite being “way too fast for the tyres it was on”, it became, at the time, “the fastest, street-legal production car ever made”.
McCain wanted to produce 50 Super Snakes, but the cost was simply unviable. The suggested price would have been $8,000 – almost double the $4,195 price of a standard Shelby GT500. Thinking it would be difficult to find 50 buyers, full scale production of the Super Snake was cancelled.
And so the Super Snake remained one-of-a-kind.
Now, with this stunning, faithful replica, you too can own a part of Shelby history, and build one of the most legendary cars ever made.
In January 2019, the 1967 Shelby Super Snake broke its own record for most expensive Mustang ever sold, well ahead of the GT500 Eleanor – one of Hollywood’s most iconic film cars.
1. 1965 Shelby GT350R 'Flying Mustang' - $3.85 million
2. 1968 Ford Mustang 390 'Bullitt' - $3.4 million
3. 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake - $2.2 million
4. 1967 Shelby GT500 Eleanor - $1 million
5. 1965 Shelby GT 350R - $990,000
6. 1969 Shelby GT500 Convertible - $742,500
7. 2007 Shelby GT - $660,000
8. 1969 Mustang Boss 429 - $605,000
9. 2007 Shelby GT500 - $600,000
10. 2008 Shelby GT500KR - $550,000
Car type: 2-door coupé
Kerb weight: 1491 kg (3287 lbs)
Dimensions: 4.74 m (187 in) long, 1.80 m (71 in) wide, 1.31 m (52 in) high
Wheelbase: 2.74 m (108 in)
Power: 520 bhp
Torque: 678 Nm
Engine type: Ford Big-Block FE 427
Displacement: 7.0l (427 ci)
Transmission: 4 speed manual
Layout: front engine, rear wheel drive
Top speed: 170 mph (274 kph)
0–60 mph: 4.3 s
0–100 kph: 4.5 s
Liam, Co-Founder of Agora, with the $2.2m Super Snake
Photo taken at the Shelby American Heritage Centre, Las Vegas, Nevada.
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This is not a toy. Not suitable for children under 14 years old due to small parts. Adult supervision required.
WARNING: Some parts are assembled using magnets. These magnets can cause serious injury if they are swallowed. Keep away from children. If you suspect a magnet has been swallowed, seek medical help straight away.