Tag Archives: Shelby American

Shelby finally puts the 1967 GT500 Super Snake into production

As the saying goes, “better late than never.” That's certainly applicable to the 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake, which Shelby American will finally produce as a limited edition continuation model. During the 1960s, Shelby built a demonstration Mustang for Goodyear powered by a lightweight 427-cubic-inch race engine lifted from a Le...

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Shelby reveals Series 2 mod for its sole standalone sports car

Fans of Shelby's Series 1 sports car launched in the late '90s can look forward to a modern version based on the donor chassis of one of the originals. Unveiled Thursday, the new car is called the Series 2, and virtually every element from the donor Series 1 has been either redesigned or replaced for enhanced performance. The Series 1 arrived for 1999 and...

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Dodge Shelby Dakota driven by Carroll Shelby heads to auction

Carroll Shelby helped engineer and bring some of the worlds most iconic cars to life, but this one is a little lesser known. It's not a Ford product, but a 1989 Dodge Dakota. Not just any Dakota, but the very first Dodge Shelby Dakota ever built. The pickup wears VIN 0001, and during its heyday it was the first V-8-powered, rear-wheel-drive vehicle Shelby...

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1,000-horsepower Shelby Mustang debuts at 2017 SEMA show

Shelby American took SEMA week by storm with the unveiling of its first mega-horsepower version of the sixth-generation Ford Mustang. Yes, the company has revived its Ford Shelby Mustang 1000 and confirmed the new car for production in early 2018. Just 50 will be built each year. The transformation can be applied to any sixth-generation Mustang GT and...

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This Ford dealer’s Shelby-enhanced F-150 offers up 750 horsepower

Those with a serious thirst for power no longer need to turn to aftermarket shops since there's a growing trend where dealers are actually offering new vehicles pre-fitted with top-shelf mods, sometimes with warranties intact. Ohio's Lebanon Ford kicked off the trend with its Roush-tuned Mustangs and then Georgia dealer Pioneer Ford tried its...

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High school students build Shelby Daytona Coupe

Detroit area high school students had an assignment way cooler than any typical school project: assemble a 1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe. The Ford Fund together with the Detroit Public Schools Community District and Experience Aviation collaborated to let high school students put their skills to...

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Shelby teases styling pack for Ford’s Mustang Shelby GT350

Shelby American has had a busy week of new product reveals but the onslaught isn't over just yet. Hot on the heels of the company's reveal of a wide-body Mustang concept and F-150 Super Snake performance pickup truck comes a new Styling Package designed for Ford's own Mustang...

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Ford Shelby F-150 Super Snake debuts with 750 horsepower

Disappointed by Ford's decision to skip a V-8 in favor of a boosted V-6 for its latest F-150 Raptor? If so, take solace in the knowledge that Shelby American is not only offering an F-150-based performance pickup truck equipped with a V-8, but one supercharged to the tune of 750 horsepower!...

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Shelby rolls out wide-body Mustang concept

Shelby American has finally presented us with its first take on a wide-body version of the sixth-generation of Ford Mustang. It's strictly a concept at this point but Shelby has hinted strongly at a production version coming in the not too distant future. Given the popularity of previous...

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