The Holy Grail of all Hertz Shelby cars
Believed to be the earliest Hertz Shelby Mustang known to exist
This is the third Hertz Shelby Mustang to come off the production line* SFM 6S440
Shipped to S&C Motors, Inc. in San Francisco for dealer prep on February 4th 1966*
One of 12 brake test cars** for the San Francisco Hertz office (unique, slotted front drums as well as parking brake indicator light on left side of dash, this is a rare, non-booster test car)
Restored in 2005 by Donald Buck***, it is a correct color White car with Blue Stripes*
It has the original, numbers matching 289 CI engine refreshed in 2015
Hand-built, Prototype COBRA plenum intake (believed to be one of only 3 known to exist) complete with Holley LeMans 650 carburetor and period-correct Paxton Supercharger. The original air-box is also included.
Listed in the Shelby Registry as a Hertz Shelby and is an early no H-Stripes car
Rare, Valuable Real Wood Steering Wheel specific to the 1966 Shelby
Correct Lap Belts
Override Traction Bars
Fold Down Rear Seat
Correct 5-Spoke Mag Wheels
*SAAC Shelby Registry, 4th Edition, Page 752
**As documented in an article dated 2.8.1966 and a letter dated 2.7.1966 from F E Martin of Shelby to Ms. Irene Easton of Hertz.
***SAAC Shelby Registry, 4th Edition, Page 408 w/picture.
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