To commemorate Carroll Shelby’s 85th birthday, Shelby Distribution USA will be releasing a “near-exact replication of the original [GT40] race car’s monocoque unibody structure down to the pressed steel roof.” It will come equipped with a Shelby 427FE V8 engine. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.
The Shelby 85th Commemorative GT40 features an original style fully independent suspension system utilizing an unequal length A-arm design. The coilover system utilizes H&R springs and Bilstein shocks that are fully adjustable as well as the front and rear anti-roll bars. Ride height can be changed from 4.125 to 4.75 inches