Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: carroll shelby

Photo Gallery: 2016 Shelby GT350 live unveiling

November 18, 2014 – 11:16 am | No Comment | 5,629 views
Photo Gallery: 2016 Shelby GT350 live unveiling

Yesterday saw the debut of the 2016 Shelby GT500, with Ford releasing the long awaited details and photos of the new flagship Mustang. Ford didn’t just show off the car online, though, and had a live …

2nd Annual Carroll Shelby Car Show & Tribute

May 19, 2014 – 1:16 pm | No Comment | 2,451 views
2nd Annual Carroll Shelby Car Show & Tribute

This past weekend the Carroll Shelby Foundation held their second annual Carroll Shelby Car Show & Tribute at the organization’s headquarters in Gardena, CA. As you might expect, dozens of Shelby owners and enthusiasts showed …

Video: Ford’s countdown series honors Carroll Shelby

September 19, 2013 – 8:17 am | One Comment | 701 views
Video: Ford’s countdown series honors Carroll Shelby

Since you like, follow or visit this web site you probably have a pretty good idea who Carroll Shelby was. Before his name became synonymous with high-performance Mustangs, the former chicken farmer raced Austin-Healeys and …

1969 Shelby GT500 once owned by Carroll Shelby going up for auction

July 8, 2013 – 2:39 pm | 2 Comments | 4,381 views
1969 Shelby GT500 once owned by Carroll Shelby going up for auction

By normal standards this 1969 Shelby GT500 is a rare car. It’s just one of eighteen built in Grabber Yellow, and just one of three with a 3.50 Traction-Lok rear axle. What makes this GT500 …

Photo Gallery: 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra

August 17, 2012 – 4:11 pm | 2 Comments | 12,856 views
Photo Gallery: 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra

Earlier today Ford and Shelby American unveiled the 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra, a one-off Mustang as a tribute to the late Carroll Shelby. Edsel Ford II and Shelby President John Luft pulled the wraps off …

2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra unveiled as tribute to Carroll

August 17, 2012 – 10:29 am | 4 Comments | 10,907 views
2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra unveiled as tribute to Carroll

Friends of Carroll Shelby, including Ford Motor Company, Shelby American, Ford Racing and many others have built a special tribute 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra. This tribute vehicle was unveiled by Ford Motor Company board member …

Photo Gallery: 1968 Shelby EXP 500 “Green Hornet”

August 16, 2012 – 9:30 pm | 3 Comments | 8,570 views
Photo Gallery: 1968 Shelby EXP 500 “Green Hornet”

The legendary Shelby prototype “Green Hornet” enjoys the distinct history of being one of the very few prototypes from that era that survived the crusher. It represents  a rolling history of what was happening within …

2009 Shelby GT500KR owned by Carroll Shelby going up for auction

August 1, 2012 – 2:07 pm | No Comment | 2,327 views
2009 Shelby GT500KR owned by Carroll Shelby going up for auction

Car enthusiasts will have an opportunity to purchase a rare Mustang personally owned by American automotive legend Carroll Shelby when it goes up for sale at The Vicari Auction Company’s 16th annual Biloxi Auction, Oct. …

The legendary Carroll Shelby passes away at age 89

May 11, 2012 – 3:33 pm | 3 Comments | 1,175 views
The legendary Carroll Shelby passes away at age 89

Carroll Shelby International, Inc. announced today that Carroll Hall Shelby, a man whose vision for performance transformed the automobile industry, has died at age 89.   Mr. Shelby passed away yesterday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. …

2013 Shelby GT500 prototype to be sold at Barrett-Jackson for charity

January 16, 2012 – 10:44 pm | One Comment | 4,286 views
2013 Shelby GT500 prototype to be sold at Barrett-Jackson for charity

Last month Barrett-Jackson posted a listing on their web site for their upcoming Scottsdale for a ‘special’ 2013 Shelby GT500, lot #3043. At the time we didn’t know exactly what the car would be, but …

Shelby to raffle 2011 GT350 prototype for charity

October 19, 2010 – 8:36 am | No Comment | 1,018 views
Shelby to raffle 2011 GT350 prototype for charity

Fans of muscle cars will have the opportunity of a lifetime to own a piece of Shelby history in June 2011 when the Carroll Shelby Foundation announces the winner of its 2011 “Win-A-Shelby” raffle.  One …

2011 Shelby GT350 auction raises $200,000 for charity

July 28, 2010 – 7:15 am | No Comment | 389 views
2011 Shelby GT350 auction raises $200,000 for charity

A 2011 Shelby GT350 built by Shelby American fetched $200,000 at a live auction to benefit the Carroll Shelby Foundation and Garth Brooks’ Teammates For Kids Foundation at the Wynn Resort and Casino in Las …