There are two main reasons. First, it was the last car produced jointly by Shelby and Ford. 

Second, only 1,570 of his cars were sold to the general public, of which 1,053 were fastbacks 

517 were convertibles. Both reasons here make it desirable not only from a gearhead perspective 

but also from a collector's perspective. 

This is his one of the rarest and most exclusive cars in the automotive industry 

Yes, it may not be as expensive as the 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 "Eleanor" that made 

the GT500 somewhat iconic (which is why the 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 sold for nearly $1 million). hole in pocket. 

The 1968 Shelby Mustang GT500 'King of the Road' was  

also the last 'Cobra' car in the Shelby-Ford partnership 

with the Shelby-Ford contract ending in 1969.  

This also meant that the 1970 Shelby Mustang was never made again. 

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