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1964 shelby cobra daytona coupe returns to southern california

1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe Returns To Southern California

1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe which made a historic victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans is returning to Southern California. The emblematic car will be the headline the second annual Carroll Shelby Tribute and Car Show. The event will be held on Saturday, May 17th, and will be hosted by Shelby American. At the event, the visitors will also see Ford and Shelby car show and awards ceremony. All proceeds will go Shelby Foundation and new museum.

shelby to show four vehicles at the ford shelby nationals event

Shelby To Show Four Vehicles At The Ford Shelby Nationals Event

Shelby American will show its latest vehicles 624 hp Shelby GT/SC and 50th Anniversary Shelby FIA Cobra at the 40th Annual Mid-America Ford Shelby Nationals event in June. At the festivals an appearance will also make the 850 hp GT500 Super Snake and Shelby Raptor muscle truck. The first generation Shelby GT was unveiled in 2008. Now the brand is returning with the new version of that car. At the event Shelby will have the opportunity to put i

shelby celebrates 50th anniversary of 289 fia cobra

Shelby Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of 289 FIA Cobra

289 FIA Shelby Cobras are an example of the most important cars in American racing history. They debuted in 1964 and competed in 1964 World Manufacturers Championship series. Back then the FIA Cobras were piloted by racing legends including Ken Miles, Dan Gurney, Phil Hill and Bob Bondurant, and logically put the car i

2013 naias: debut of shelby gt500 super snake and shelby focus st

2013 NAIAS: Debut of Shelby GT500 Super Snake and Shelby Focus ST

2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake Wide Body and Ford Shelby Focus ST were just unveiled at this year’s North American Auto Show in Detroit. The two vehicles are with enhanced performance and visual characteristics. First of all, the stock 662 horsepower of the GT500 were increased up to the street-legal 850 horsepower (625 kW). The vehicle is equipped 13 inch rear and 10 inch front wheels that are wrapped in rubber, so that the car handles

2013 puritalia 427 - first images released

2013 Puritalia 427 - first images released

The first images of the exciting 2013 Puritalia 427 have just been released and they convey the message that the car was inspired by the classic body shapes of the iconic 1965 Shelby Cobra. Of course, the Puritalia has an updated modern style and enhanced by the distinctive Italian design fingerprint. The Puritalia 427 is a light and powerful 2-seater roadster, which will offer the lucky customers the best driving experience, great levels of comfort and daily driving use. The car will be officially reveal

ford shelby gt500 with

Ford Shelby GT500 with "the World's Most Powerful V8"

The topic at Ford today apparently is fuel economy. The 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 they say, is 1 mpg more efficient than the 2012 model despite the fact that it has 112 more horsepower. Not only that, but there's also a claim that the 5.8-liter engine under its hood is now the “world's most powerful production V8” rat

2012 ford mustang shelby 1000

2012 Ford Mustang Shelby 1000

The New York International Auto Show will be the venue where Shelby American Inc. will debut their most powerful project yet – the GT Ford Shelby 1000 which started life as a more “standard” 2012 GT 500. And no, the 1000 does not consist of two GT 500s. It's only one of them, with handling, power and breaking performance all beefed up. Although it's called the Shelby 1000, both of the versions in which it will be offered do not develop 1000 bhp. A street legal one has the “mere” 950 p

2013 ford shelby gt500 durability car auctioned

2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Durability Car Auctioned

Ford have announced that the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 durability car (the prototype that was used to develop the production series) is to be auctioned at the 41st Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction Saturday in Scottsdale, Ariz. The reason is also a just one – bidding money for the car will go for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Up until recently, the prototype had been used by the Ford SVT team and Carroll Shelby to workout how exactly a car performs under rigorous tests and harsh con

50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra Street Car

Shelby American has proudly announced that just 48 hours after the official introduction of the 50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra Street Car, all 50 examples of the exclusive ride were purchased by consumers and dealers. The amazing, connoisseur ride made its premiere at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. John Luft, president of Shelby American shared: “The strong demand for these cars proves that the Shelby Cobra is still as desirable and sought after today as it was 50 y

1967 Shelby GT500CR - a brutal car from Classic Recreations

1967 Shelby Mustang GT was revived once again by the American tuner Classic Recreations. The GT500CR boasts modern technologies such as an overdrive transmission and a coil-over suspension. The car is powered by enormous 7.0 liter (427 cubic inch) engine delivering whopping 545BHP (406 kW), which is mated to a Tr

2011 Shelby GT500 Super Snake boosted to 800hp

Shelby now offers power package for 2011 GT500 Super Snake. It is developed in collaboration with Ford Racing. The maximum output is increased to 800hp (597kW), which is 75hp more than the 2010 Super Snake. However, the car received some exterior changes - anthracite wheels, white stripes and new side scoops. Shelby also offers the GT500 model with „just” 660hp (492kW) and 750hp. The updated version will be produced in 1000 units. GT500 Super Snake with 800hp is not priced, yet, but the 750hp package is p

2011 Shelby GT500 is finally here

The 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 is here and is ready to take the top-end performance pony car to a whole new level. Designed by Ford’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT), the stunning muscle vehicle houses a brand-new aluminum-block engine, better driving dynamics and handling, improved fuel economy and more output power than ever. “The SVT team continues to push the performance standards of the Shelby to even higher levels and better refinement,” said Jost Capito, director of global performance veh