1989 Can Am


Crete, IL

Price: $100,000

Willing to trade for: %%trade_brand_name%%


Ask for: Chicago, IL

email: chicago@gatewayclassiccars.com

phone: 708-444-4488

Car / Truck

Vehicle Type: Not specified

Condition: Not specified


Drivetrain: Not specified

Transmission: Manual

Conversions / Upgrades: Not specified


The Shelby Can-Am was developed by automotive legend Carroll Shelby for the Sports Car Club of America. Shelby had ambitions to bring back the Can Am race creating a level playing field resulting in the best driver winning. When these cars were bought they were shipped in pieces that would then have to be put together by the new owner. This specific Can AM is supposedly 1 of only 4 that were put together by Mr. Shelby himself. They only built 74 throughout 89-90, and in the ealry 2000s 28 were bought and shipped over to South Africa to continue racing. This particular one never saw time racing on the track resulting in a clean unabused engine and chassis. This car boasts a single-seat, open cockpit with a fiberglass body. Behind the driver is the High Powered 255 hp Dodge 3.3 L V6 engine specifically designed and built to showcase driving talent, rather than racing hardware. The car was only built from 1989 to 1990. It was marketed as an equal opportunity race car, with the strict proviso that no further modifications to the car are permitted. Cockpit provides on-board diagnostic check for engine management, and the pedal system and steering column are adjustable for driver comfort. MIG welded super strong steel space frame supports a-arm front suspension. Aluminum crush box riveted to frame protects drivers feet. Sealed, high-performance Dodge based v-6 engine developed by Shelby engineers to provide at least 30 hours of tract time between rebuilds. Transmission is 4 speed purpose built for the Shelby Can-Am. Body boasts a three piece 0.080 Fiberglass, unique semi open front wheels increase drivers front and side visibility. For more information on this 1989 Shelby Can AM contact our Chicago showroom at (708) 444-4488 or email us at Chicago@GatewayClassicCars.com and be sure to check out our website with 100+ HD photos and an HD video of the car at www.GatewayClassicCars.com See more at: https://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/CHI/1558/

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