The year 1967 was stolen Ford Mustang The Shelby GT500 was found in a field near Tulsa, Okla., last week after a local tip led police to a farm field filled with abandoned cars and other discarded items. According to KTUL News Channel 8 in Tulsathe worthwhile performance car was stripped of many of its exterior panels before police identified it, but several key items (including the engine and much of the cooling system) have yet to be pulled.
The Tulsa Police Department posted on its Facebook page the photos accompanying this article: “The GT-500 is covered with brushes and cardboard boxes, and is located in a rural area near the Mounds.” “The car is intact, but the roof, doors, and front fenders are all blown off. The engine is intact, but the car is damaged in many places.”
“Auto Theft Detectives also found a stolen dump vans and a stolen sedan on the same property,” the department said. Advice from the public and interviews led detectives to the area, where an aerial search was carried out which resulted in us finding the stolen vehicle. Mustang. “
The car is definitely worth more for a dollar than the parts (Hagerty rates 67 GT500s starting at $120,000), except that it’s probably hard to sell such a high-end item. Fortunately, although thieves have made a lot of progress in exploiting this old horse’s value, most of what remains appears to be relatively intact.
One of the suspects arrested in connection with the theft is said to work for a moving company employed by the owner of the GT500. The vehicle was reported stolen from a locked warehouse.