Posts Tagged ‘Shelby’

1967 Mustang Fastback Shelby G.T.500CR 900

May
21

1967 Mustang Fastback Shelby G.T.500CR 900 - Muscle Cars Blog1967 Mustang Fastback Shelby G.T.500CR 900 as listed on Ebay (auction id: 290562873274)

MSN Autos recently named the 1967 Shelby G.T.500 the “ultimate muscle car.” The Shelby G.T.500CR 900 model starts with a legend, and injects it with modern supercar technology: a 770 horsepower supercharged engine, advanced multi-link race car inspired suspension, an oppulant interior and modern turn-key reliability.
Every Shelby G.T.500CR is coachbuilt at our facility located in Oklahoma. Modern amenities include authentic Shelby Performance Parts, rack and pinion steering, race inspired suspension, oversized disc brakes, and more. Engines are hand assembled out of the finest parts available, and with nearly 800 horsepower on tap the 900 model offers supercar performance. Please read the vehicle specs below.
Read more and check out the pictures!

1966 Ford Mustang Fastback Shelby GT350 Hertz Recreation

May
19

1966 Ford Mustang Fastback Shelby GT350 Hertz Recreation - Muscle Cars BlogWe were looking for some parts at Ebay and we stumbled upon a few cool auctions we would post here. Let’s start with the first one – FORD MUSTANG 1966 GT350 SHELBY HERTZ REPLICA aka Rent-a-racer (auction id: 170640456785).

Here is the original description:

1966 Ford Mustang Fastback Shelby GT350 Hertz Recreation. 289 V8 with C4 automatic transmission. Much money and hardwork has been invested in creating this car ensuring it is as authentic to an original Hertz Shelby as possible.

The Hertz association with Shelby started in 1966 when Carroll Shelby struck a deal with The Hertz Corporation to supply approximately 1000 cars from Shelby America to the Hertz Sports Car Club. The cars could then be rented for $17 per day from numerous airports across America. These cars have since become known as the famed Rent-a-Racers. Of the cars supplied, 800 were painted in black with gold Le Mans stripes with an automatic transmission. Today, these cars are some of the most prized and valued Shelby Mustangs out there! Read more and watch the video!

New Shelby GTS Package For 2011-2012 Mustang

Apr
26

New Shelby GTS Package For 2011-2012 Mustang - Muscle Cars BlogNEW YORK – April 21, 2011 – Fulfilling the desire of Ford Shelby GT fans worldwide, executives with Shelby American Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI:PK) introduced today the new Shelby GTS post-title package for the 2011-2012 Ford Mustang at the New York International Auto Show. Available with a either a V6 or V8, normally aspirated or supercharged, the Shelby GTS is the spiritual rebirth of the popular 2007-2008 Ford Shelby GT.

“The Ford Shelby GT was introduced in 2007 as an agile, reliable and affordable muscle car,” said John Luft, president of Shelby American Inc. “It dominated its SCCA racing class and was a popular canvas for enthusiasts to create their dream Shelby. Our Shelby GTS picks up that mantle and expands upon it with a choice of V6 or V8 power for a new generation of Shelby enthusiast who wants a car built just for them.” Read More!

800HP 2012 Shelby GT500 Super Snake

Apr
07

800HP 2012 Shelby GT500 Super Snake - Muscle Cars BlogLAS VEGAS– April 6, 2011 – Shelby American Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI:PK) will unveil its new Super Snake post title package for the 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 at the New York International Auto Show. With 800 horsepower, the Shelby GT500 Super Snake will be the most powerful American muscle car introduced at the show. In addition to the Super Snake, Shelby American will also display the limited edition 2012 Shelby GT350 coupe and convertible.

“Shelby American has a rich history at the New York International Auto Show,” said John Luft, president of Shelby American Inc. “The very first Shelby car was introduced there in 1962, as well as the 1968 and 2008 Shelby GT500KR and the 2006 Shelby Hertz GT-H. This year, we’re returning with one of the most powerful and important Shelbys ever built.” Read more!

Mr October to Auction His Own 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350

Mar
18

Mr October to Auction His Own 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 - Muscle Cars Blog“MR. OCTOBER” TO VISIT INDIANA FOR THE AUCTION OF HIS PERSONAL SHELBY MUSTANG Auburn, Ind. (March 17, 2011) – Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and noted car collector, Reggie Jackson, will be making his way to Auburn, Indiana this spring to watch his prized 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 (chassis no. SFM5S129) go under the hammer at the Auctions America by RM inaugural Auburn Spring Collector Car Auction, May 12 – 15, 2011 at the 235-acre Auburn Auction Park.

This 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 (estimate of $175,000 – $225,000) is a superbly presented car, highly original and well maintained. Its sale represents a terrific opportunity to own an outstanding GT350 from the first production year of the Shelby Mustang, and from the private collection of none other than “Mr. October.”

“We’re so pleased that RM’s long-time friend, Reggie Jackson, has chosen Auctions America’s inaugural Auburn Spring event as the venue to offer his highly-desirable Shelby Mustang for sale,” said Donnie Gould, President, Auctions America by RM. “We encourage all enthusiasts and their families to join us in Auburn this May for the first of what is sure to become a spring tradition for the collector car community.” Read more!

Mustang Race 2011 – Mini Movie from Poland

Feb
19

Mustang Race 2011 - Mini Movie from Poland - Muscle Cars BlogThis is a mini movie by Mustang lovers from Poland – Mustang Klub Polska

A Film by www.marcinbielawski.pl

Photography by Marcin Bielawski, Mateusz Siwek, Patryk Jakowski

Edited by Mateusz Siwek

Music by Adham Shaikh “emergence” The Jokes After Lunch “melanż”

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2011 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Massive Burnout

Feb
13

2011 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Massive Burnout - Muscle Cars BlogRob Kinnan from HOT ROD Magazine takes a brand new 2011 Shelby GT350 Mustang out for a quick test drive in the hills outside of Las Vegas. This car features several special modifications from Shelby to link it to the 1965 GT350. The supercharger on this car cranks out 525 horsepower and Rob does a massive burnout in this video to showcase that grunt. Watch the video!

2012 Shelby GT350

Feb
10

2012 Shelby GT350 - Muscle Cars BlogShelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. today introduced the limited edition 2012 Shelby GT350 during the Chicago Auto Show, being held at the McCormick Place complex. A convertible, the first since 1970, and two new body colors (red and blue) will be options for the 2012 model year. In addition, a limited production of 350 total 2012 Shelby GT350s will be built.

“Last year, we brought back the GT350 45 years after it was launched,” said Carroll Shelby, founder of Shelby American. “They look and sound just like the ones we built in 1965. We’re repeating history by offering two additional colors and building a few convertibles for the second year of production.” Read more!

2011 Super Snake vs 427 Cobra – The Baddest Shelby Ever

Feb
04

2011 Super Snake vs 427 Cobra - The Baddest Shelby Ever - Muscle Cars BlogHot Rod Magazine took the two best Shelby vehicles of all time, the 427 Cobra and the new 2011 GT500 Super Snake, to Las Vegas Motor Speedway to find out which is the baddest ever.
Rob Kinnan from Hot Rod and Gary Patterson from Shelby North America race each car on the road course and the drag strip to see which is fastest in the different disciplines. Carroll Shelby tells why he created the Super Snake and shares what his favorite is! Watch The Video!

800RWHP Supercharged Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 blows up on the Dyno

04-Dec-2010


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