Gathered here are the Oppositelock posts that people have put a good deal of effort into writing from the last 24 hours. Today it includes a visit to the first annual Carrol Shelby tribute and car show, one of the bigger automotive events in Puerto Rico, an enthusiast's review of the 2013 Toyota Beige and more. Read more...
The Los Angeles Shelby American Automobile Club is hosting the inaugural Carroll Shelby Tribute and Car Show on May 11 at the headquarters of the Carroll Shelby Foundation in Gardena, Calif. Shelby, the legendary auto racer, designer,...Show More Summary
In the movie Signs, crop circles portend the arrival of evil. The circles you could make with today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Viper are potentially parking lot donuts, but does the fact that it’s signed by Carroll Shelby make its price a sign of the times? Read more...
Shelby American Delivers Big Power in a Big Package, Unveiling the Ultimate Muscle Truck at New York Auto Show LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc., (Pink Sheets:CSBI),...Show More Summary
Automotive Legend and American Icon Carroll Shelby Inducted into SCCA Hall of Fame LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carroll Shelby, founder of the Carroll Shelby Foundation, Carroll Shelby Licensing Inc., and Shelby American, Inc., wholly...Show More Summary
Shelby American Brings World's Most Powerful Street Production Muscle Car Back to the New York Auto Show LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (Pink Sheets:CSBI),...Show More Summary
The New 2013 Shelby GT500 Super Snake Breaks the Mid-Tens in the Quarter Mile LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc., (Pink Sheets:CSBI), has released its quarter mile report for the 2013 Shelby GT500 Super Snake. Show More Summary
There are Aston Martins and then there are Aston Martins. This is the DBR1, the sports prototype Roy Salvadori and Carroll Shelby drove to victory at the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans. Yet another company not afraid to show their old cars at Geneva’s feast of the new. Show More Summary
A one-off Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 built by Shelby American and Ford Racing as a tribute to the late Carroll Shelby sold at auction over the weekend. The tribute car, called the Shelby GT500 Cobra, garnered much praise following its debut at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, so its final bid of just $200,000 at this past...
You can count on the fact that there will be plenty of tributes to the late Carroll Shelby over the next several months and years - most of them taking the vehicular shape of the Ford Mustang, we'd wager. The one you see above was created...Show More Summary
It’s not quite the EcoBoosted Shelby we were expecting, but the legendary American tuner formed by the late Carroll Shelby has stayed true to its word, unveiling at this week’s 2013 Detroit Auto Show a new product powered by one of Ford’s fuel-efficient EcoBoost engines. That new product is the 2013 Shelby Focus ST, which is...
The Shelby GT500 Super Snake Wide Body and Shelby Focus ST have debuted at the 2013 Detroit auto show, proving that although Carroll Shelby may have passed away, his name lives on in some of America’s most mental cars. Shelby … Continue reading ? The post Shelby goes old and new school with Super Snake Wide Body, Focus ST appeared first on CarAdvice.
Photos courtesy Ford Media, SCCA. Since 2005, the Sports Car Club of America has annually recognized individuals of greatness in road racing with enshrinement in the SCCA Hall of Fame. The 2013 class, the SCCA’s ninth, encompasses Skip Barber, Bill Noble, Bobby Rahal, Carroll Shelby, and Andy Porterfield. In terms of their backgrounds, Barber was [...]
If you have been considering heading out to the West Coast to take in all the auction action in the Scottsdale region of Arizona, but have yet to make formal plans, you may want to consider getting an early start: On Saturday, January 12, the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles will host a Carroll [...]
The death of Carroll Shelby left a Texas-sized hole in our hearts. He could be a litigious bastard at moments, but he was passionate and funny and built some of the best cars of the last century. More »
Despite the passing of Carroll Shelby, the company that bears his name, Shelby American, is as active as ever in designing new products and new vehicles. Its vice president, Gary Patterson, promises that 2013 will be a big year for the brand, with new product introductions at the Detroit and New York Auto Shows. As Mustangs Daily reports...
In May, the automotive world was saddened by the passing of racing icon Carroll Shelby. Following that sad event, it did not take long for attention to quickly turn to the future of the performance brand. Given the significance of Shelby...Show More Summary
Photos courtesy RM Auctions. Though he had given up automobile racing for polo and other playboy pursuits after selling his shop to Carroll Shelby in 1962, Lance Reventlow still appreciated fast cars, as shown by the Shelby Cobra that he ordered the following year and that will head to auction in January. Reventlow, born of [...]
It's easy to forget it was Holman & Moody that helped first put a Ford Mustang on track in competition. Well before Carroll Shelby ever spun a wrench on one of the pony cars, H&M served up a set of race engines for Alan Mann Racing.Show More Summary
Carroll Shelby created it, “Gone in 60 Seconds” re-imagined it, and audiences around the world made it famous. The 1967 Shelby GT500 Eleanor is one of the most recognizable movie cars of all time. With the body lines of a shark, the stage presence of a movie star and the perceived performance of an Olympic [...]