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The last 2014 Shelby GT500 Convertible will be auctioned by Ford, with the proceeds going to the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA). Continue Reading...
Shelby American has announced that 2013 will be the last year of availability for the Shelby GT350, with the company taking new orders through December 31, 2013. Continue Reading...
We are back with this week’s installment of AutoGuide’s newest, interactive weekly feature ‘Commute, Toy or Destroy’. Continue Reading...
A custom Shelby GT500 modified by a group called “Friends of Carroll” has sold for $200,000 at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. Continue Reading...
A near neck-and-neck finish capped off the sales war between the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro last year, but the bow tie still managed to bring it in. Continue Reading...
The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is the most powerful pony car yet, and it will be participating in the Goodwood hill climb this year in tribute to the late Carroll Shelby. Continue Reading...
To mark the official opening of Ford‘s new Silicon Valley R&D facility, Bill Ford gave a speech discussing technology and electrifying the Ford fleet. Continue Reading...
The Nardo ring in Italy is meant for one thing: speed. Usually hosting German sports cars, the track played host for the testing of the top speed in the Shelby GT500 Mustang. Continue Reading...
Only a few short years ago a car was considered “fast” with a horsepower rating that would seem downright sheepish today, which is why more and more cars are getting launch control. Continue Reading...
Carroll Shelby, the automotive legend, died last night at age 89 because of medical complications. Continue Reading...
Shelby has been synonymous with the Mustang nameplate since its 2007 re-establishment as Ford‘s halo car producer, but that might be changing soon. It seems the low-volume performance tuner currently best known for the Shelby GT500 is exploring the possibility of tuning other Ford vehicles to maximize performance., according to AutoBlog. We already know that a contract… Continue Reading...
Oil barons chuckle and while most of us cringe at gas making the $4 gallon mark. Studies and announcements are abound that climbing fuel prices are herding people like sheep into buying compact cars. So where do gas-suckers like the Shelby GT500 fit in? Right where they did every other year, at least according to Shelby… Continue Reading...
Fans of the raging Roush-modified Ford vehicles will be pleased to know the performance tuner has another fire-breather on the way soon — the 2013 Roush Stage 3 Mustang. When it goes on sale this month, the package won’t beat the legendary Shelby GT500, but it will boosts performance to 565 hp and 505 lb-ft… Continue Reading...
Barrett-Jackson will be carrying on a tradition by selling the first Ford Shelby GT500 at the upcoming Scottsdale, Arizona auction on January 15-22, 2012. In 2006, Ford sold its first Ford GT exotic supercar at a Barrett-Jackson auction and in 2007, the first Shelby GT500 was also auctioned off. The tradition continued in 2008 with… Continue Reading...
We could only imagine what Chevrolet was thinking about the Camaro ZL1 when the specs for the much more powerful Ford GT500 were released. Of course, Chevrolet took the high road of taking credit for inspiring the GT500’s power, but on the Internet, Ford vs. Chevrolet fanatics raged war as each came to the defense… Continue Reading...
The twin-turbocharged rumors surrounding the next generation Mustang GT500 have been put to bed according to reports on the web of the Ford’s decision to hold onto its supercharger. Even with the blower, Ford is confident that it will release the next-gen GT500 with enough power to shake off the menacing Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. The… Continue Reading...
With production beginning fairly soon on the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Ford is getting ready to fight back, and is starting development on the 2012 Shelby GT500. The Shelby has recently undergone testing at the Nürburgring featuring a very large intercooler, leading us to believe the car has been given even more power. However, nothing is official as… Continue Reading...
The last time a four-cylinder turbo-charged engine was used in a Mustang, Ronald Reagan was president, but this may change. Ford is looking at producing a version of the EcoBoost turbocharged 4-cylinder found in the upcoming 2013 Ford Taurus for the new Mustang. The mustang would be a 2.3-liter version with a different cylinder head… Continue Reading...
The introduction of the Camaro ZL1 didn’t bring balance to the muscle car wars, it has only reignited them. According to sources inside Ford, the 2013 version of the Shelby GT500 will up its output some more, this time laying down 600-hp. In fact, it may be more than that, with a 620-hp number pegged…. Continue Reading...
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...
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...
It’s not often that a car’s badge has a smaller number on it than the number on ponies being generated by the engine, but that is exactly the case with the 2010 Ford Shelby GT500. The GT500 name is legendary. So too is the 540hp generated by ford’s 5.4-liter supercharged and intercooled V-8. Torque isn’t… Continue Reading...