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A Cobra Daytona Coupe with a British accent: the Sunbeam Tiger Le Mans Coupe

2 days agoVehicles / Cars :

Photos courtesy In 1964, a sleek Kamm-tailed fastback coupe, based upon a British roadster infused with American V-8 power by Carroll Shelby, made its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. One might assume the car referenced is the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, but the same sentence holds true for its lesser-known British […]

Baume & Mercier To Auction Unique Capeland Shelby Cobra Watch

The one-of-a-kind Capeland Shelby Cobra 18k Red Gold Flyback Chronograph that will be auctioned at Antiquorum in New York on December 9, with all proceeds going to the Carroll Shelby Foundation

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R First Drive

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Blame it all on notorious badass Carroll Shelby. The man was a goddamn prophet. Back in 1965 he knew what was wrong with the Mustang—it needed more power. It doesn't take a genius to think that, but it took one to make it happen, and to make history. Shelby gave the pony car more power in the form of the GT350—and the muscle car world...

Shelby American Going Global

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

The Shelby name is recognized worldwide but until recently it was hard for the brand founded by the late Carroll Shelby to expand overseas due to the fact that the most popular car it worked on, the Ford Mustang, was never officially sold outside of North America. That all changed when the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] introduced the current...

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1987 Shelby Charger GLHS

3 months agoVehicles / Cars :

Generally speaking, any automobile with direct ties to Carroll Shelby commands a premium price, from Cobras through G.T. 350s and even into modern performance Mustangs tuned by Shelby American. The exception to this rule seems to be the Shelby-tuned Dodges built in the 1980s, which remain affordable and entertaining, particularly in light of their relative […]

Hemmings Sunday Cinema – Sixties SCCA at Road America, off-roading CHiPs, Dateline Diamonds

4 months agoVehicles / Cars :

There’s hardly a driver or car mentioned – even in passing – in this video report of the 1964 SCCA Sports Car Championship series race at Road America that isn’t today considered a legend. There’s Carroll Shelby and his Cobras, of course, but also Walt Hansgen in a Ferrari, Jim Hall in his Chaparrals, and […]

Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe 50th Anniversary

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

After winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1959 (in the Aston Martin DBR1), Carroll Shelby wanted to return to Europe to beat Ferrari with a car of his own design. In 1964, he began work on the 1964-1965 Shelby Daytona Coupe, a car that...Show More Summary

Zagato Mostro Concept, Carroll Shelby’s Last Car, Audi Q8 Confirmed: Today’s Car News

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Zagato’s latest coachbuilt special is a V-8-powered GT called the Mostro, Italian for “Monster”. It’s been built to both celebrate Maserati’s centenary as well as honor the original Maserati 450 S Coupe Zagato race car that Sir Stirling Moss drove in the 1957 24 Hours of Le Mans. Before his passing in early 2012...

Last Car Built With Carroll Shelby Finally Going Up For Auction

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Back in 2011, Electronic Arts, the publisher of the Need for Speed video game franchise, teamed up with Carroll Shelby and his crew at Shelby American to create a one-off Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake that was to be auctioned off the following year to help raise funds for the Carroll Shelby Foundation. Sadly, Shelby passed away just a couple of...

2015 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, 2017 Infiniti QX30: Today’s Car News

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has confirmed it will build a limited run of 2015 model year Mustang Shelby GT350s to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original 1965 model launched by Carroll Shelby. Just 137 examples will be built before production switches over to 2016 model year cars. Fiat’s new sports car based on the bones of the...

Forget The Apple Watch: Shelby Teams With Baume & Mercier For Cobra Watch Collection

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

What does Carroll Shelby have to do with Swiss watches? We’re really not sure—but we’re sure it has to result in a better product than the compromised and overpriced Apple Watch. MUST WATCH: Here's A ‘Furious 7’ Extended Look Video Baume & Mercier, a Swiss watchmaker (and part of the Richemont Group) will partner...

Florida auction offers an impressive collection of low-mileage Shelby-badged Chryslers

10 months agoVehicles / Cars :

1983 Dodge Shelby Charger, the first Chrysler produced with Carroll Shelby’s input. Photos courtesy Auctions America. In 1982, Chrysler’s Lee Iacocca asked old friend Carroll Shelby to help add performance (and hopefully appeal) to the automaker’s front-wheel-drive product line. The immediate result was the 1983 Dodge Shelby Charger, a car that would solidify an eight-year […]

70 vintage pedal cars lead to record sale of automobilia collectibles

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The Pratte Collection auctioned last week, is best known for containing Carroll Shelby’s 800 hp Super Snake Cobra, the 1954 Pontiac Bonneville Concept car and the GM Futurliner, but it also contained one of the largest collection of childrens' cars ever assembled. Show More Summary

Shelby GT

10 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

In 2007, Ford, Carroll Shelby and Ford Racing teamed up to create a new muscle car that would slot between the Mustang GT and the bonkers Shelby GT500. The result was the Shelby GT, which featured a 4.6-liter, V-8 engine tuned to generate 319 horsepower. Show More Summary

2015 Ford Shelby GT Debuts With 625 Horsepower: Video

10 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

The Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R Mustangs have just burst onto the scene, with new flat-plane crank V-8s to boot. However, if you’re looking for a Shelby Mustang built by the company that Carroll Shelby helped create, then the all-new 2015 Ford Shelby GT may be for you. Revealed in Las Vegas over the...

Junkyard Find: 1987 Dodge Shelby Charger

Who would have thought, in the late 1960s, that the future held front-wheel-drive Chargers, based on a French platform? Or that Carroll Shelby’s name would be on some of those cars? The Shelby Chryslers aren’t worth a whole bunch today,...Show More Summary

For Shelby Cobra roadster’s 50th, designers 3D print a working replica

It’s arguably one of the rarest, most coveted and often copied of all cars: The Shelby Cobra. Now it’s also one of the few to arrive as a 3D-printed and working replica. First introduced by Carroll Shelby in 1962, The Shelby Cobra roadster...Show More Summary

Chuck Cantwell, the living badass behind the GT350R

11 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Last year, we had a chance to speak with Chuck Cantwell, the chief engineer behind the 1960s Shelby GT350R. Cantwell was hired by Carroll Shelby himself; he worked as a project engineer in Los Angeles during the Shelby marque's golden years and was responsible for both street and race GT350s, among other things. Show More Summary

Shelby 50th Anniversary Cobra 427

11 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The iconic Shelby Cobra — based on the British-built AC Ace roadster — first left Carroll Shelby’s shop in 1962 with a 4.3-liter, V-8 engine under its hood. It took the Cobra name only a few months to become famous and Carroll quickly turned to making it equally popular on the race track. Show More Summary

50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra 427

With the Shelby Cobra 427, Carrol Shelby created one of the most iconic American sports cars of all time. The roadster turns 50 years old and of course that occasion has to be celebrated accordingly. To be released in January … The post 50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra 427 appeared first on Highsnobiety.

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