Top Viral News Stories of the Week: November 16 – 23, 2014

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Ford Shelby GT350 has taken the internet by storm.‘s most viral news story shared across Facebook, Twitter and Google+ was the debut of the Shelby GT350 at this year’s LA Auto Show. There’s a lot to be excited about with the Shelby GT350, which uses a flat-plane crankshaft in its 5.2-liter V8 engine churning over 500 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. Other popular news stories from the past week include new spy photos of the LaFerrari XX and the unveiling of the Audi R8 Competition in Los Angeles.

Ford Brings Back the GT350 With Record Setting Performance

The newest Ford model to wear the Shelby badge is here and it’s the most powerful naturally aspirated engine the brand has ever produced!

LaFerrari XX Prototype Spied with Radical Styling

The LaFerrari XX is shaping up to be Ferrari’s most extreme model yet.

Audi R8 Competition Marks the End of an Era

Audi is bidding a fond farewell to the first-generation R8 with one last special edition, revealed at the 2014 LA Auto Show.

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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