Amidst the classic Ferraris and the typical antique pre-war models on display at “The Quail Motorsports Gathering,” this year’s event featured a wide selection of American muscle, all thanks to Carroll Shelby. The Quail has increasingly become a popular spot for high-end automakers to display their wares in the week-long run-up to the Pebble Beach… Continue Reading...
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The SR-71 Mustang, a legendary collaboration between Ford gurus Jack Roush and Carroll Shelby will sold for a gag-inducing $375,000. To be fair, the proceeds of the car went to a children’s foundation, but we would have a hard time swallowing the fact that we just paid Lexus LF-A money for a Mustang. How about… Continue Reading...
For the first time ever two of the greatest names in Mustang-lore, Carroll Shelby and Jack Roush, will team up to build a one-off special edition Ford Mustang. Called the SR-71, after the Lockheed Martin SR-71 Blackbird, there’s a long list of connections that give purpose to the designation. For starters, in this case “SR”… Continue Reading...
The value of the 2011 Shelby GT350 has just gone through the roof, as legendary racer and tuner Carroll Shelby has admitted the car may be his last. But don’t worry performance fans, 87-year-old Shelby isn’t ready to retire just yet. Instead Shelby is looking to focus more on the parts business, rather than selling… Continue Reading...
Every G.T.500CR comes with an official Shelby serial number and will be listed on the Shelby World Registry. Three different versions of the car will be offered. Continue Reading...
Carroll Shelby’s own tuning company Shelby American has announced the return of the GT350 model, debuting it at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale 45 years after the original GT350 was released. Based on the new 2011 Mustang GT, the GT350 gets a Ford Racing supercharged mated to the stock car’s 5.0-liter V8 to make roughly… Continue Reading...
One of six 1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupes set a record at the Mecum Auction today in Monterey, California, fetching a bid of $7.25 million. The price is the highest amount ever paid for an American car at auction. Mecum’s auction took place at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Resort & Spa on the Del Monte Golf Course,… Continue Reading...
Shelby Automobiles, Inc., the Las Vegas tuning shop that bears the name of Carroll Shelby himself, has just announced that it will offer a Super Snake kit for the new 2010 Ford Shelby GT500. Customers will be able to choose from two supercharger kits with a Shelby/Ford Racing kit increasing output to 630hp or a… Continue Reading...
A lot of vehicles at the Barrett-Jackson auction garner attention and fetch ridiculous sums of money, but even the vast majority of them are not as rare a a bird as the Raven Black 1955 Thunderbird that hit the auction block on Saturday. Verified by the Ford Motor Company as the very first Thunderbird to… Continue Reading...