1967 SHELBY GT500

SUPER SNAKE

1:8 SCALE MODEL

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1967 SHELBY GT500 SUPER SNAKE

1:8 SCALE MODEL

Agora Models gives car enthusiasts a unique opportunity to build and own premium quality 1:8 scale replica models of some of the world’s most exciting cars.

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We create stunning, authentic replica models which are delivered with outstanding customer care and support throughout your Agora modelling experience. We know how important good customer service is so we make this our priority to ensure all our customers enjoy the best possible Agora experience.
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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.

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This Super Snake model is created using the latest 3D laser scanning, digital computer modelling and precision model engineering to recreate this authentic replica.

To extend our promise of unrivalled customer care, and to bring extra benefits for you to enjoy, we’re offering membership to the exclusive Agora Advantage Club.

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We ship worldwide from one of our three global shipping centres (UK, USA, Australia). Simply choose your country in checkout.

Agora Models, a brand you can trust.

We create stunning, authentic replica models which are delivered with outstanding customer care and support throughout your Agora modelling experience. We know how important good customer service is so we make this our priority to ensure all our customers enjoy the best possible Agora experience.
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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.

Full-model production guaranteed. 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.

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This Super Snake model is created using the latest 3D laser scanning, digital computer modelling and precision model engineering to recreate this authentic replica.

To extend our promise of unrivalled customer care, and to bring extra benefits for you to enjoy, we’re offering membership to the exclusive Agora Advantage Club.

We ship worldwide from one of our three global shipping centres (UK, USA, Australia).
Simply choose your country in checkout.

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Your exquisitely detailed 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake model

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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. When it was built, it was the fastest street-legal production car. Now you have the opportunity to build and own this extraordinary performance car.
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Featuring the unique tyres used in the 1967 Goodyear Thunderbolt test, of which only a handful still exist.
Both doors of the Super Snake open and close, allowing a closer look at the detail inside the front of the car.
Pressing the horn sets off a real horn sound!
Controlled from inside the car, you can turn the front and rear lights of your Super Snake on and off.
Fine detailing replicates the chrome-work both inside and out of Shelby’s famous car. The paintwork uses the exact same reference colors of the original vehicle.
Exclusive rims on the wheels, quite different to the standard GT500 wheels
Open the hood of your model to see the lightweight 427 racing engine, the same as in the GT40 MkII and custom modified for this one-off vehicle.
The opening trunk gives you access inside the back of the Super Snake and its spare tyre.
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Specification

Scale: 1:8
Weight: 18.52 lbs (8.4 kg)
Material: Body and chassis made from Zamak metal, seat material is soft PVC – faithful to the original Super Snake seats. Inside finishing is made with ‘flocking printing’ imitating soft surface
Length: 23.4” (595mm)
Width: 9.1” (232mm)
Height: 6.9” (175mm)

Features
  • Functioning headlamps and taillights
  • Engine sound when the accelorator pedal is pushed
  • Stop lights go on when brake pedal is pushed
  • Steering wheel operates front wheels
  • Opening doors, hood and trunk
  • Genuine horn sound, by pushing the center of the steering wheel
  • Color matched to original Dupont paint codes
  • Replica of the Goodyear Thunderbolt tyres
  • Folding rear seats to extend the trunk
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1. Each month receive a Box delivered to your home with components for your model
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2. Construct your model with each pack’s parts.
No painting required
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3. Download the instructions and follow the easy, step-by-step guide to complete your Super Snake!

Watch an independent review of the first pack...

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Your Agora Models 12-month subscription

The Agora Models monthly build plan allows you to spread the cost of your subscription over 12 months.
Each month you will receive one pack containing your highly-detailed, scaled reproduction parts of the original model.
 

Pack 1 only $64.99
then $129.99 per month (+$9.99 S&H)

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Packs 1-4 only $399
Then 8 monthly packs (+$9.99 S&H)

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There’s even more to enjoy by becoming a member of the Agora Advantage Club. Simply purchasing your first model entitles you to AgoraPro-level membership, then progress to AgoraElite and AgoraMaster each time you complete an Agora model.
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A beautifully illustrated hardback book about the real car

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The ‘one and only’ 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake

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Record Breaker

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. 1968 Ford Mustang 390 'Bullitt' - $3.4 million

100%

2. 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake - $2.2 million

59%

3. 1967 Shelby GT500 Eleanor - $1 million

45%

4. 1965 Shelby GT 350R - $990,000

27%

5. 1969 Shelby GT500 Convertible – $742,500

20%

6. 2007 Shelby GT - $660,000

18%

7. 1969 Mustang Boss 429 - $605,000

16%

8. 2007 Shelby GT500 - $600,000

16%

9. 2008 Shelby GT500KR – $550,000

15%

10. 1969 Mustang Boss 429 - $550,000

15%

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 at the time – $2.2 million.

What makes this particular 1967 Shelby GT500 – chassis number 544 – 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 tire – the Thunderbolt – and Carroll Shelby, their West Coast distributor, was the man to do it.

He could have tested the tires 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 tires 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. And so the Super Snake remained unique and one-of-one.

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.

Technical Specification

Car type: Coupe

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

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Liam, Co-Founder of Agora, with the $2.2m Super Snake

Photo taken at the Shelby American Heritage Centre, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Watch the original footage of the Shelby Super Snake Goodyear Thunderbolt test drive.

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This is not a toy. Not suitable for children under 14 years old due to small parts. Adult supervision required.