Articles about Shelby American

In case the standard Shelby GT500 is too tame for you
It recently fetched $3.85 million at auction
Flying straight into the top spot as the world's most expensive Ford Mustang is a Shelby Mustang that did actually fly.It's a 1965 Shelby GT350R prototype, driven-or rather flown-by one Ken Miles, the Brummie who had a
Faithful to the original
Nope, you just need a heart. This is Superformance's follow-up to the wonderful MKIII we've driven a while back. Hence, it is called the MKIII-R, and judging by how life-affirming the older car was, this promises to
It’s up for auction and could reportedly sell for millions
Auctioneer Mecum says this Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R may well be "the most important Mustang in the history of the marque," and could fetch many millions of dollars when it's sold in Indiana this May. It might even become the most
Two opposing forces in perfect harmony. Let’s end this tribal warfare—it’s okay to like both
If 2019 taught us anything, it's that the rise of the electric vehicle has created a car market that has never been more vibrant, diverse, or creative. The fact that the challenge of shifting four people around our planet can deliver
Complete with the original Wimbledon White paint job and Guardsman Blue stripes
Did you catch Ford v Ferrari when it came out? Well, if you did, you know the movie played up protagonist Ken Miles as an established racing driver even before getting behind the wheel of the legendary Ford GT40. Part of his
“Get your gear and revs right, and it doesn’t feel a whole bunch slower”
Fair question. The Shelby GT500 has 750hp, a supercharger, and an ability to knock the breath from Top Gear's Pat Devereux, not a man easily impressed. So, it's fair to imagine that'll leave the 526hp GT350 bobbing forlornly in
The partnership lives on
As much as Ford v Ferrari is about the rivalry between the American and Italian carmakers, it also highlights the very important relationship between Ford and Carroll Shelby. But first, let's talk a bit about the movie. Like the title implies,
As well as a 755hp F-150 ‘Super Snake’
SEMA season is here, and on Ford's stand at this week's show are these two-Shelby's Mustang GT500 Dragon Snake and Super Snake Sport F-150.Let's start with the Mustang. Back in the '60s, Shelby sold a
We test this claim on road, track, and drag strip
Le Mans might have been where Carroll Shelby sealed a historic victory for Ford back in 1966, but Las Vegas is where his brand, his legacy, Shelby American, lives on today. It's also-by no coincidence whatsoever-where Ford has chosen
The legendary brand will soon be launched in the local market
If you're a fan of legendary Shelby masterpieces like the Cobra and the Mustang GT, then man, do we have some good news for you.Autohub Group has just revealed that it has acquired the distributorship of Shelby in the Philippines,
Not the 760hp supercharged V8, no, but a number of useful things
Ford unleashed its feral Shelby GT500 in January-and there really is no other way to describe a car with 760hp and a bruising attitude to speed. Knowledge gleaned from that mad dog has now trickled down into its baby brother.Which
For context, here’s how other cars fare in the same challenge
Just 10.6sec. That's how long it takes the Shelby GT500 to accelerate from 0 to 100mph (around 160kph), then brake back to a standstill.Just how fast is that? Well, 0-100-0 is a number literally no other manufacturer
Making it the most powerful street-legal Ford ever
Earlier this year, Ford told us that its impending Shelby GT500 would have "a projected 700 horsepower." Seems those projections were a tad...conservative, because, ladies and gents, the all-new 2020 GT500 will produce a whopping 760hp and 847Nm of torque.
The Super Snake returns
The sixth-generation Ford Mustang boasts quite a few firsts for the model line--items such as independent rear suspension and an available 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. If you're a diehard enthusiast, however, you may just be looking
Still no replacement for displacement
Shelby American is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the production of its "big-block" 7.0-liter Cobra by creating a component vehicle that's limited to just 50 examples.Production of the 7.0-liter Cobras began in January 1, 1965, "
Limited to 50 units, of course
In 1967, Shelby American introduced the FIA version of the Cobra to compete in the 1964 World Manufacturers Championship series against established motorsport brands like Aston Martin, Jaguar and Corvette. To celebrate the birth of the 289 Ford-powered roadsters, Shelby American
Muscle car on steroids
Last May, Ford labeled the 662hp 5.8-liter supercharged V8 engine of its Shelby GT500 as the "most powerful engine ever produced in an American vehicle." Four months later and that doesn't hold true anymore as Shelby American has rolled
Tribute to Carroll Shelby
Ford, together with Shelby American, Ford Racing, and the friends of Carroll Shelby, have come together to build a unique 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra as a tribute to the late Shelby."Even at 89 years of age, Carroll was an inspiration to
He did more than the Shelby Cobra, after all
Motoring legend and engineer Carroll Shelby died just over a week ago. To honor the man, we look back at the top five cars he and his company, Shelby American, made under his watch.[gallery]1221[gallery]
Can you guess what the 1000 stands for?
While the all-new Viper may be the muscle car that many people are waiting to see at the ongoing New York International Auto Show, one equally all-American vehicle will undoubtedly trump it in the horsepower department: Shelby American's Shelby
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