Now Might Be Your Only Chance to Own This Ultra-Rare Shelby-Built Toyota 2000GT Race Car

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Now Might Be Your Only Chance to Own This Ultra-Rare Shelby-Built Toyota 2000GT Race Car

The Toyota 2000GT is one of the most desirable Japanese cars on the planet. Normal road-going examples in good condition can demand seven figures at auction. This ultra-rare version is just one of three to be prepped by Shelby in-period to go racing in the SCCA. It also happens to be the first 2000GT production car. Chances are it could become the most valuable Japanese car on the planet.

 

 

Toyota teamed up with Shelby to break into racing in America in the late 1960s, with the team preparing two cars to compete in the C-production category, and another as a spare. The cars weren’t very successful, which is probably why so few people know about them.

 

 

For the full story, check out this article from Road & Track.

 

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