To say that today is a sad day for the automotive world is an understatement. Carroll Shelby, one of the true pioneers of everything automotive that we have come to love and cherish, has passed away at the age of 89. Born January 11, 1923 in Leesburg, Texas, Shelby’s love of cars manifested itself early [...]
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Ahhh those folks at Barrett-Jackson have done it again! Continuing their fantastic tradition of raising money for charity, Barrett-Jackson delivered again with the auction of the one-off 2013 Shelby GT500 prototype Ford used in testing and development. This Mustang was put through the paces by the SVT team and Carroll Shelby in numerous locations including [...]
The SR-71 Mustang co-designed by Jack Roush and Carroll Shelby went for a cool $375,000 with the proceeds benefitting the Experimental Aircraft Associations Young Eagles program. Ford has donated a one-off Mustang for the past three years with this years resembling that of a SR-71 Blackbird. The car is based off a 2011 Mustang GT [...]
To help support the Young Eagles program of the EAA AirVenture, Ford has donated a one-off Mustang for the association to auction for the past couple years. This years Mustang will be inspired by an SR-71 Blackbird and should bring a hefty sum, likely to exceed the half and quarter-million price tags of the past [...]
As we mentioned here (Classic Mustang parts galore) last week, Classic Recreations is taking original 1967 Mustang fastbacks, stripping parts off – reselling them, and equipping them with genuine Shelby American parts to make a new Shelby GT500CR. The guys over at Jalopnik were invited out to take one of these monsters for a ride [...]