Shelby American built two notchback Mustang GT500 prototypes, but one — a 1967 known as “Li’l Red” — was reportedly sent to the crusher when its days as a test mule were over. For decades, this was generally accepted as fact, but not by everyone. In an announcement made at a Shelby American dinner during last week’s Woodward Dream Cruise, auction magnate Craig Jackson stunned the room by announcing that Li’l Red had been found on a Texas ranch, and over the coming months the story of its history and rebirth will be shared online.
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You can see the progress on this car and the other prototypes here