4th of July: 1989 Dodge Shelby Dakota

We continue our weekend of celebrating America with something that is as American as Apple iPie. American, what do you mean? It’s a performance pickup. Nobody outside of the USA (or Australia) ever looked at a pickup and thought, “I bet that would make a good sports car platform.” Carroll Shelby was a legend in his own time, and he put his name on all kinds of random vehicles, but none quite so strange as the V8-powered Dodge Shelby Dakota pickup. Find this 1989 Dodge Shelby Dakota bidding for $11,000 in San Francisco, CA via ebay motors.

From the seller:

1 of 995 limited produced Dodge Shelby Dakota for sale. This mini truck is number 697 in the series with engine serial number in tact. This truck was Shelby’s first-ever production pickup truck and one of America’s FIRST bonafide muscle truck. Midsize chassis for maximum comfort and utility with American hot rod performance touting a V8 engine with electronic management and 175 hp, front disk brakes, antilock rear brakes, rack-and-pinion steering, and performance tires. curb weight of 3625 pounds, 112 inch wheelbase. Good driving condition and passes smog. No mechanical issues, no random issues.

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