1968 Ford Shelby GT500 Eleanor For Sale by Vanguard Motor Sales


You really won't find a better example of a 1968 Shelby GT500 Eleanor than this one from Vanguard Motor Sales.

Based out of Plymouth Michigan Vanguard Motor Sales really is the leader in having the most amazing American Muscle Cars that are all in Showroom condition.

The asking price for this beautiful Eleanor is $149,900 US and in our opinion is worth every dollar.

The problem we have here in Australia is that to buy a car like this and import it you would probably end up paying $250,000 once you work out exchange rates and add luxury car tax as well as pay to have it shipped over here but that is just our educated guess.


1968 Ford Mustang Fastback Eleanor

Vin: 8T02J146746

Talk about one amazing Shelby GT500 Eleanor! This car stayed in Virginia most of its life before moving to North Georgia. It started as a rust free fastback before it was fully rebuilt to be the work of art it is today. While undergoing a ground up restoration nothing was overlooked and has retained all of its original sheet metal.

The original 289ci was replaced with a Ford Racing 427ci V8 Crate Engine with aluminum heads, topped off with an Edelbrock medium rise intake and a Holley Performer Carburetor. A custom heavy duty aluminum radiator keeps everything running nice and cool. This Shelby GT500 Eleanor retains the original 4-speed Top Loader transmission that is tough as nails, and it was freshened up while out of the car.

This car also has its original Bulletproof 9" rear end, approx. 170 miles on complete drivetrain and restoration. The original body was prepped and Eleanor panels were professionally installed and painted by Thunder Valley Customs in North Georgia.

Go to www.VanguardMotorSales.com and there is literally 100 High Definition photos of this head turning beauty and over 200 other classics for your enjoyment!

Below is what this Shelby GT500 Eleanor has had done to it in detail.


  • Ford Motorsports 427ci V8 Stroker Crate Engine (#M-6010 Boss 351)
  • Tag # (M-6007-Z427FFT 427 BOSS BLOCK)
  • Date: 04-01-2011
  • Serial No.: 900541512
  • SCAT Forged Crank
  • SCAT Rods
  • 10.5:1 Compression
  • Aluminum Ford Racing Z Heads 
  • Male Pistons
  • Massive Oil Pan Above 8 QT!
  • Edlebrock Super Victor Intake Manifold
  • Holley Performer Single 4 Barrel (#80508-8)
  • Vacuum Secondaries
  • Electric Choke
  • Straight Boosters
  • Dual Feed
  • 750 CFM
  • 4160 Model
  • Hank & MSD Ignition
  • Ford Racing Wires (Numbered) 
  • Ford Top loader 4 Speed Transmission (#RUG E2 03776)
  • Wide Ratio
  • 28 Spline
  • Year: 1968
  • New Front Suspension: Independent 
  • Brand New Upper Ball Joints
  • Gas Adjust Type Shocks
  • Brand New Control Arms
  • New Rear Suspension: Leaf Spring
  • Gas Adjust Shocks 
  • Original Ford 9” Rear End
  • Ratio: 3.25 to 1
  • Posi
  • Brakes:
  • Front: Power Disc 
  • Rear: Power Drum
  • Brand New Break Lines!
  • Exhaust:
  • Side Exit Exhaust 
  • Flowmaster Mufflers 
  • Full Length Headers

Key Components

  • Billet Water Pump!
  • March Pulley Set Up! 
  • New Belts!
  • Custom Aluminum New Champion Radiator
  • New Upper & Lower Hoses 
  • Brand New Gas Tank!
  • Edlebrock Fuel Pump!
  • Brand New Timing Cover! 
  • Sway Bar!
  • Brand New U Joints!
  • Hurst Competition Shifter!
  • Reverse Light Switch!


  • Undercarriage is Original & Solid!
  • Beautiful DuPont Pepper Grey Paint w/ E Stripe!
  • Brand New PIAA Lights
  • New Tail Lights in Rear
  • Fiberglass Hood!
  • Ford Style Horn!
  • Trunk is Beautiful & Polished!
  • New Rubber Seals & Stainless Trim!
  • Snake Gas Cap!
  • Eleanor kit is Gorgeous!
  • The doors fit nicely with the Fenders!
  • Doors, Lips, Jams are Clean! 
  • Front Wheels: 17” GT 40 Style 
  • Front Tires: Kuhmo 245/45ZR17
  • Rear Wheels: 17” GT 40 Style
  • Rear Tires: Kuhmo 275/40ZR17


  • Eleanor Door Panels!
  • New Alpine MP3 Stereo! 
  • Tac, Speedo, Fuel Gauge, Water Temp, Oil Pressure!
  • Voltage Gauge & Clock!
  • Black Vinyl Seats!
  • Upholstery is Great!
  • Carpeting Looks Great!
  • Eleanor Dash, Steering, & Shifter!
  • Chrome on Dash is AMAZING!
  • Upgraded Center Counsel!
  • Fold Down back Seat!
  • Headliner is Tight!

For inquiries Tom is the man to speak with and he is available 7 Days A Week

Phone: 248-974-9513

Email: tom@vanguardmotorsales.com


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