DeAgostini Announces 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500® Subscription Build-Up Model

DeAgostini, a premier European-based collectibles brand, unveils a bold tribute to speed and power with the launch of the 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500® build-up model. This model is a 1:6 scale replica of a car that helped to redefine car culture in North America and the world.

Carroll Shelby was an American automotive designer, racing driver and entrepreneur and was renowned for his involvement with the Mustang for the Ford Motor Company. With its signature moss green paint, white racing stripes, dual rally lights and GT500 badges, the DeAgostini Mustang Shelby is a fitting testament to his legacy and features a detailed replica of the powerful 7-liter V8 engine that produced more than 355 Hp.

Dive into the history of the legendary Mustang Shelby with an informative, full-color magazine that accompanies each month’s shipment of parts to build the model. Explore the history and evolution of the Ford Mustang and its lasting commercial and cultural impact. Meet Carroll Shelby and learn how this visionary transformed this iconic car into a powerful street rocket that would forever change automotive culture and herald the era of the American muscle car. Learn all the technical aspects of the 1967 Mustang Shelby as well as little known facts and anecdotes about its creation and construction.

Accurate and extremely detailed, the model faithfully reproduces this legendary car and measures 31 inches long when completed. An array of features enhances realism and includes working LED headlights, brake lights, turn signals and a functioning horn that can all be activated via remote control. The working steering wheel (with functional linkage to the front wheels) and opening hood, trunk lid, doors and windows accent a realistic interior with a finely detailed dashboard and vintage 3-spoke racing steering wheel with the Shelby cobra logo at the center.

Subscribers to the DeAgostini Mustang Shelby also will receive a variety of premium gift items at various stages that include a trio of frameable full-color photo prints (30cm x 40cm) of the car, along with a beautiful mug emblazoned with the famous Shelby cobra logo, along with a special binder to archive all the magazines in the collection. As special bonus gifts, subscribers also will receive a miniature 1:43 die-cast replica of the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 in white with navy-blue stripes, as well as a second 1:43 scale replica of the larger DeAgostini model in moss green with white racing stripes.

Collectors that upgrade to the Premium Subscription will also receive a special 1:6 scale display case. This is an elegant way to showcase the completed model and keep it free from dust and dirt. You can see full details of this build up model subscription here.

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