Sam Pack Collection

14-15 November 2014

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Lot 146

2008 Shelby Mustang GT-C

  • Chassis no. 1ZVHT82H585100473
  • CSM no. 08SGT0085

Sold for $44,000

319 bhp, 4,606 cc 90-degree V-8 engine, five-speed manual transmission with a Hurst short-throw shifter, front suspension with coil springs and an anti-roll bar, rear suspension with a live rear axle, and four-wheel drilled and ventilated disc brakes. Wheelbase: 107.1 in.

  • Featured in Motor Trend in April 2008
  • Less than 3,900 miles from new

This car began life as a 2008 Mustang GT Coupe that was in Premium trim and optioned with the Shaker 1000 audio system, interior upgrade package, HID headlamps, and the “GT upfitters package.” It was delivered new to Galpin Ford, of Van Nuys, California, and then sent to Shelby Automobiles’ headquarters in Las Vegas, Nevada, to undergo its transformation into the intimidating Shelby GT-C. At Shelby’s facilities, the engine was upgraded with an x-pipe exhaust system with performance mufflers, a Hurst short-throw shifter, a 3:55 rear axle, and an upgraded cold air intake. The suspension received similar upgrades, which included the installation of new front and rear dampers, sway bars, and springs. Larger 18-inch wheels and a new front and rear fascia added to the aggressive appearance.

This particular Shelby GT-C was featured in a comparison test by Motor Trend magazine in April 2008. When pitted against two other modified Mustangs, a Roush Stage 2 and a Saleen S281-3V, Motor Trend’s Ron Kiino commented that “in this group, the Shelby is the most of the most—the most handsome, the most capable, and, well, the most hair-raising.” At the end of the test, it was awarded first place, proving its competency against some of its closest competitors.

This car, which was purchased by Mr. Pack in 2010, remains in excellent condition, and it will certainly excite its new owner as much as it did Motor Trend’s staff when new.

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