1967 Shelby G.T. 500 Cut-Away Illustrations

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Brian Styles

May 21, 2020, 7:27:33 PM5/21/20
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We absolutely love the cut-away illustration of the ‘67 Shelby G.T. 500, or should we say “illustrations”? That’s right -- there was more than one. To date, we’ve identified three different cut-away illustrations for the ‘67 Shelby G.T. that were published, plus the original hand-drawn sketch by W.A. Moore.

Because we don’t want you to miss out on all hours of fun we experienced, we’ve chosen to structure this topic a bit differently than we normally would here at the SRG.  

Take your time and look at each version of the illustration. Try to identify the pre-production features and also try to spot the differences between each version of the illustration.
There are three different illustrations that follow (plus the original hand-drawn sketch). 

Get a paper and pen ready ... see if you can spot the features that never made it to production and identify the difference between each of the three different published versions of the cut-away illustrations. 

We’ve created the ‘version numbers’  to help with the identification and discussion.

Extra-special acknowledgments to Kieth Champine, Rich Plescia, J.D., Brian Glover, and Ken Yeager for their contributions in creating this topic. 

V0 (original sketch) - 820x477.png

v1.00 820x477.png

v1.01 820x477.png

v2.00 820x477.png

Here are the differences we've found. Did we miss anything?

'67 Shelby G.T. Cut-AwayOriginal Sketchv1.00 - Brochure & Spec Sheetv1.01 - Spec Sheetv2.00 - Magazine Ad
Document DatePre-productionCirca Nov. 1966Feb. 5, 1967June 1967 (pub.)
ModelG.T. 500G.T. 500G.T. 500G.T. 500
Fender EmblemsCenteredCenteredCenteredCentered
WheelsDeluxe (Mag Star)Deluxe (Mag Star)Deluxe (Mag Star)Deluxe (Mag Star)
Front-End (High-Beams)'67 (Inboard)'67 (Inboard)'67 (Inboard)'67.5 (Outboard)
MufflersDualDualDualSingle Transverse
Eye-Level Lights (C-pillar)YesYesNoNo
Monte Carlo BarYesYesYesNo
A/C CompressorYesYesYesNo
Cooling Fan4-blade4-blade4-blade6-blade
Power Steering PumpNoNoNoYes
Export BraceNoNoNoYes
Oil Fill Tube (Manifold)NoNoNoYes
Ignition CoilNoNoNoYes
Side MirrorNoNoNoYes
Rearview MirrorNoNoNoYes
Fold-down Rear SeatNo ('65 deck)No ('65 deck)No ('65 deck)No ('65 deck)
Valve Cover Cap/BreatherAngledAngledAngledVertical
Air Cleaner LidLess DetailMore DetailMore DetailMore Detail
AlternatorPulley OnlyPulley OnlyPulley OnlyComplete Unit
Gauge PodsLess DetailLess DetailLess DetailMore Detail
Artist nameW.A. Moore----William A. Moore
Artist name locationbehind rear wheel----ahead of rear wheel

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1967 Shelby GT500 Cut-Away Drawings (3) 860x1531.png
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