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    Meet the king of Cobras
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    Carroll Shelby is undoubtedly the father of the Shelby Cobra, but Lynn Park might be the model's reigning king. He estimates he's owned 50 Cobras in his life and judging by his garage, he doesn't part with them too easily. For its latest video, XCar Films interviews this fascinating enthusiast with the nickname Mr. Cobra. Park caught the Cobra bug very ...

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    Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang to cost $52,995?
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    The 2015 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang was one of the shining stars of this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. And the Blue Oval's latest muscle car might even have reason to burn a little brighter if a recent rumor about its price proves true. Best of all are rumors that an even more potent version of the Shelby is potentially on the way. According to Horsepower ...

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    Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang is a lean, mean, Z/28-fighting machine [w/video]
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    If there's one thing you can count on, it's that the renewed rivalry between the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro will never, ever cease. For every version of Ford's pony car, there's an equally potent Chevrolet. And so with the debut of the Camaro Z/28 earlier this year, Ford has responded with a track-focused 'Stang of its own, resurrecting the Shelby ...

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    'Blood Muscle' auction to sell impressive collection of ill-begotten classic cars
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    The old saying goes that if you can't do the time, don't do the crime. But being a criminal can involve more than just taking a trip to the big house; it can also mean losing possessions purchased from any ill-gotten gains. Still, one man's loss is another's gain, and if you're in Lodi, NJ, on September 12, you stand the chance to buy some of the ultimate ...

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    Meet Shelby Mustang GT500 Miller, Iowa's latest hatchet-wielding criminal
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    Well, we've found the long-lost cousin of yesterday's Bentley-tattooed criminal from Florida. This is Shelby Mustang GT500 Miller. No, seriously. While his name seems just like the sort of thing we'd expect the Sunshine State to produce, he actually hails from Iowa. Despite coming from the Hawkeye State, Miller was arrested for a decidedly Floridian ...

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    Shelby American cleans house of 14 concept cars
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    Typically when an automaker rolls out a concept car or pre-production prototype, it does its tour and then disappears into the company's archives. Maybe it will be displayed for the public to see in the company's own museum or maybe it will spend most of its time under covers in a warehouse somewhere, but every once in a while, an automaker will open up ...

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    Turn up your speakers for this Shelby-powered Sunbeam Tiger and friends
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    Most of us are never going to be like Jay Leno and drive a new car every day. However, it's possibly affordable to collect a handful of vintage rides, especially if you look a touch off the beaten path. In recent video, Petrolicious highlights Hans Abrahams, who is doing just that. He has three 1960s, European classics that love to be driven. The ...

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    Unrestored 1969 Shelby GT500 one of many classic barn finds going to auction
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    We love a good barn find here at Autoblog. We like that there's a palpable excitement and sense of mystery surrounding barn finds. Each case has its own uniqueness to it, and this latest discovery is no different: an unrestored, one-owner 1969 Shelby GT500 with just 8,531 miles on it. In the case of this particular barn find, many of the typical ...

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    This Shelby Brock Daytona Coupe takes Jay Leno for a ride
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    The Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe is one of those classic cars that has managed to stand the test of time, likely due in part to both its racing success, helping the charismatic Carroll Shelby defeat Ferrari with Ford-powered Anglo-American machines of his company's own design, and its stunning good looks. And, while Shelby is the name history recalls most ...

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    Shelby Daytona Coupe becomes first add to National Historic Vehicle Register
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    The Shelby Daytona Coupe was the first American car ever to win the FIA World Sportscar Championship, and it won back-to-back class victories in the 12 Hours of Sebring. As the car celebrates its 50th birthday this year, it has another honor to add to its list of accolades. The first vehicle to be placed on the National Historic Vehicle Register is 1964 ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2014: 1963 Shelby Cooper Monaco King Cobra is a racing classic at $1.65M
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    While nowhere near as famous as some of Carroll Shelby's automotive creations, the Cooper Monaco King Cobra is nonetheless an interesting machine that saw some amount of success in sports car racing events in the 1960s. Importantly, this is the only original remaining King Cobra known to exist, and it offers a confirmed pedigree from Shelby American. A ...

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    Puritalia 427 roadster ready for testing
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    It's been more than a year since we were first introduced to the Puritalia 427, but it looks like the low-weight, high-horsepower roadster is one step closer to hitting the road. As an update about the car's progress, Puritalia has released three images of the first production 427 as it prepares for testing. According to the car's building, the Puritalia ...

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    Shelby GT name returns for 2014 Mustang with up to 624 hp
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    Earlier in the year, Shelby American unveiled the 1,200-horsepower Shelby 1000 wearing a price tag of $154,995. Now, the Las Vegas-based company is looking to meet the needs of budget-minded performance enthusiasts with the rebirth of the Shelby GT, which made its debut at the LA Auto Show. "Budget-minded" is obviously very relative here, but the three ...

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    1967 Shelby G.T.500CR hides a Coyote beneath its hood
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    Classic Recreations, a custom coachbuilder based in Oklahoma, debuted its Coyote-powered 1967 Shelby G.T.500CR at the SEMA show this week. Like the company's previous releases, the bright red, silver striped coupe offers classic Ford Mustang styling with today's reliable mechanicals. "If you like the graceful drivability of a modern G.T.500, but prefer ...

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    Classic Recreations Shelby GT350CR
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    If you've got an itch for a classic Mustang Fastback, you may want to give Classic Recreations a call. The Oklahoma-based company, which has made a name for itself building award-winning muscle cars licensed by Shelby, recently handed me the keys to its latest creation – a prototype 1966 Shelby GT350CR (serial number SCR350-00P) with a ...

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    Ford Mustang GT350 seen and heard in motion for the first time
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    We just recently saw our first spy shots of the next-gen hi-po Ford Mustang slated to replace the Shelby GT500, but now we're getting our first look – and listen – of prototypes captured on video. Mustang6g.com has the video (along with some different spy shots), which show that, if nothing else, SVT knows how to tune an exhaust system. The ...

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    Shelby to auction 2012 GT350 No. 1 in Vegas
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    With Shelby preparing to wind down production of its brutal GT350, a 624-horsepower Mustang that's meant to go up against the Roush Stage 3 in the world of tuned Ford ponycars, the Las Vegas-based tuner is looking to give back to one lucky customer. It'll auction off the very first GT350 ever produced, at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas, a ...

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    Ford Mustang GT500 successor spied near SVT
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    Details about the next-gen Ford Mustang are scarce, and there's even less information out there about the upcoming replacement for the Shelby GT500. Previously rumored to drop the Shelby name and wear the GT350 moniker, the highest-performance Mustang has just been spotted testing near Ford's SVT operations. Despite being cloaked in heavy camouflage, we ...

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    Malaise Era Busters
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    It was morning on Woodward Avenue again. Like the first post-9/11 Saturday Night Live in which Lorne Michaels famously asked New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani if it was it OK to be funny again, at some point in the early 1980s, car manufacturers asked the question "Is it OK to be fast again?" The memory of the second energy crisis was receding, the ...

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    Production of Shelby GT350 is coming to an end
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    One Autoblog staffer who drove the limited-edition Shelby GT350 wrote it probably was the best Mustang he'd driven, but, at some point, the fun had to come to an end: December 31 is the last day the GT350 will be available to order. The GT350's option list has evolved much like it did for the original 1965-67 GT350. For 2011, the 45th Anniversary edition ...

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