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eBay: 2008 Shelby GT500 convertible ‘Super Snake’ Prototype, seller wants $1 Million

December 5, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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If you are looking for the holy-grail of Shelby ‘Super Snakes’  you have come to the right place as we have found a one-off 2008 Shellby Super Snake convertible Prototype up for auction on eBay.  This extremely rare Shelby Super Snake is 1 of 3 prototypes built for the Super Snake program with this example being the only convertible.  The history and documentation of this car is extensive according to the seller who is asking a cool $1 Million for this super-rare Shelby vehicle.

For more on this rare Shelby Super Snake check below or head on over to eBay.

Highlights:

  • Has a serial number with a prototype designation (08SS0003P)
  • Used in Super Snake training video for Shelby Mod shops
  • Features several parts that were hand built including the Baer 6-piston calipers
  • Was designated as a Shelby Show Car
  • Features Alcoa wheels with special coating
  • Features the optional Full Race Suspension package from Eibach
  • Given a ’show car’ paint job at Factory (went down a separate line)
  • Every step of production was photographed and documented
  • Given independant appraisal of $645,000 by Auto Appraisal Network of LA
  • Shelby was ordered with a Ford VIP form for Ford Affiliated personnel
Given a Prototype serial number of 08SS0003P, only two other prototypes exists, both are coupes

Given a Prototype serial number of 08SS0003P, only two other prototypes exists, both are coupes

The SS was given a special 'show car' paint which includes going down a special line to provide the highest attention to detail.  The engine bay was also clear coated which is not done on standard vehicles.

The SS was given a special 'show car' paint which includes going down a special line to provide the highest attention to detail. The engine bay was also clear coated which is not done on standard vehicles.

The Shelby SS is being built at Shelby American in Las Vegas

The Shelby SS is being built at Shelby American in Las Vegas

The original hood also comes with the car and it was signed by Carroll Shelby and all staff involved in building the car including Amy Boylan (then President) and Gary Patterson (Vice President).

The original hood also comes with the car and it was signed by Carroll Shelby and all staff involved in building the car including Amy Boylan (then President) and Gary Patterson (Vice President).

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