Reviewed by Unique Cars and Parts
Our Rating: 5
1967 saw a massive restyle of the Ford
Mustang. Changes included bulkier sheetmetal below the
beltline, a more aggressive grille, a concave tail panel,
and a full fastback roofline for the fastback body style.
The engine compartment was also increased and Ford dropped
in its big block 390 to compete against the new Chevrolet
Although the 390 was slightly detuned for
the Mustang, its popularity sealed the end of the high
performance 289 cid engine, which was later dropped from
Of greater interest to enthusiasts was the
availablitity of another Shelby-tuned Mustang. The GT350
was still powered by a modified 289 V8, though output
dropped to 290bhp.
The new GT500 was powered by a reworked
428 V8 (some were reportedly built with the even more
powerful, race ready 427 V8).
The 1967 Shelby's were more civilized
and sported numerous luxury options, which seemed to
appeal to buyers.
These would be the last Shelby Mustangs
actually built by Shelby-American. All future models
would be built by Ford with little Shelby involvement.