Ford Shelby GT 350 Mel Burns Drag Car 1965
Mel Burns 1965 Drag Shelby GT350 American Hot Rod Association Record Holder.
A Shelby sales rep, approached Shelby American public relations head, Max Muhleman, about building a special drag car as a PR stunt. He asked that Shelby American supply the car, Goodyear would provide the tires, local Ford dealers would be offered the opportunity to sponsor the car, and the car was to be campaigned at seven major NHRA races in California. Shelby would build 13 drag GT 350’s built in total, nine were 1965 models, four were built in 1966. This Mel Burns Ford Shelby GT350 was the second drag GT350 produced.
- Limited Edition to 536 pieces worldwide
- Serialized plate.
- Fabric seatbelts.
- Real rubber tires.
- Diecast metal body.
- Fully detailed interior.
- Has steerable wheels.
- Made of diecast metal.
- Plumbed and wired engine.
- Opening doors, trunk and hood.