Tom Cruise may Play Carroll Shelby in Upcoming Movie

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Tom Cruise may Play Carroll Shelby in Upcoming Movie
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He’s one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. Over the course of his career he’s starred alongside quite a few good men; you could say he’s something of a Maverick, but the only thing that’s certain is he’s a Scientologist. Now rumor has it Tom Cruise will be playing the legendary Carroll Shelby in an… Continue Reading...

Custom Shelby GT500 Sports 850 HP in Tribute to Carroll Shelby

Custom Shelby GT500 Sports 850 HP in Tribute to Carroll Shelby
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In honor of the late Carroll Shelby, Ford Motor Company, Shelby American, and Ford Racing teamed up to create a one-of-a-kind Mustang GT500 that debuted today at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, as part of the Concours d’Elegance.  Continue Reading...

Carroll Shelby Memorial Live Stream Tonight

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Anyone who can’t attend the memorial service for automotive legend Carroll Shelby tonight, and that’s most of us, can catch the event streaming live from 6 to 9 p.m. Pacific time tonight. Continue Reading...

AutoGuide Week-In-Reverse: MINI JCW GP Revealed, Carroll Shelby Dies

AutoGuide Week-In-Reverse: MINI JCW GP Revealed, Carroll Shelby Dies
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The automotive industry is a global business that is constantly evolving and growing, and we here at AutoGuide know it can be hard to keep up sometimes. So here is a summary of the top stories you may have missed this week: Carroll Shelby: How One Man Changed the Automotive World Born to Warren Hall Shelby and… Continue Reading...

Shelby Cobra Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary

Shelby Cobra Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary
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Legendary automobiles are hard to come by these days. A horsepower war engulfs the auto industry, robbing supercars of staying power, but 50 years ago — and still today, Carroll Shelby’s name and legacy remain self-distinguished. A talented amateur, Shelby was quickly scouted to become a driver for Cad-Allard, Aston Martin, and Maserati during the 1950s. In… Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Video – First Look: 2011 LA Auto Show

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Carroll Shelby was on hand for the unveiling of the 2013 Shelby GT500 on the eve of the LA Auto Show, calling it “the greatest Mustang ever built.” He’s got good reason to say so too, with Ford billing the car as having the most powerful production V8 engine in the world. Exactly how much… Continue Reading...

Carroll Shelby Reacts To Sexual Assault Allegations

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Carroll Shelby Reacts To Sexual Assault Allegations
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Carroll Shelby (or rather, his well-lubricated PR machine) has responded to the charges of rape and employment hostility raised by former secretary Angelica Smith, labeling the lawsuit “frivolous.” Shelby claims that Smith was fired not because she went to him with charges of rape (from another employee), but because The Shelbster simply didn’t need a… Continue Reading...

Carroll Shelby Sued For Sexual Harrassment

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Carroll Shelby Sued For Sexual Harrassment
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The legendary Carroll Shelby is being sued by a receptionist, who claims that she was sexually assaulted by Shelby as well as raped by another employee, then fired. Angelica Smith was hired by Shelby as his secretary in 2005, but ended up becoming a personal servant—and claims that Shelby sent her out to buy liquor… Continue Reading...

Shelby Gets A Bicycle, The Shelby Cruiser

Shelby Gets A Bicycle, The Shelby Cruiser
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Take your love of Shelby to the bike lanes. It’s recently been announced by Carroll Shelby Licensing that the company has paired with bike maker Felt Bicycles to offer the limited edition Shelby Cruiser. A two-wheeled cycling machine, the Shelby Cruiser was designed to “exude the Shelby image and culture,” so it’s outfitted with a… Continue Reading...

2012 Shelby GT350 Launches At The Chicago Auto Show, Production Limited to 350 Units

2012 Shelby GT350 Launches At The Chicago Auto Show, Production Limited to 350 Units
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Carroll Shelby is arguably the greatest American motoring icon to have ever lived, and even at 88 years of age, he is showing no signs of slowing down. At the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, Shelby rolled out the 2012 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. Unlike the GT500, the GT350 is not finished at Ford, but rather… Continue Reading...

Shelby GT500 Super Snake Confirmed With Up to 800-HP

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Shelby GT500 Super Snake Confirmed With Up to 800-HP
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In case the new 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 isn’t enough to satisfy your craving for speed, Carroll Shelby’s Shelby American tuning shop will now offer an aftermarket Super Snake tuning package that will deliver up to 800-hp. That’s right, because the 550-hp machine isn’t enough already. The Super Snake kit will include a 6-speed manual transmission… Continue Reading...

Shelby GT500 Mustang Rumored As Twin Turbo Packing 1000-hp

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Shelby GT500 Mustang Rumored As Twin Turbo Packing 1000-hp
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Carroll Shelby, meet Brett Favre. Brett Favre, meet Carroll Shelby. Something tells us that no matter how much Shelby wants to believe he’s going to retire and stop building complete cars, it’ll be a while until we see the last of him and his awesome creations. The newest to hit the rumor mill is Shelby’s… Continue Reading...
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