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    Video: Shelby fans around the globe give tribute with "moment of noise"
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    At 6:55PM PST on Wednesday, engines across the world were revved in unison to honor the late Carroll Shelby, who passed away last Thursday at the age of 89. The raucous tribute was organized by the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, which followed up the synchronized salute of RPMs with ...

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    Video: Watch country music's Mac Davis sing a Carroll Shelby tribute
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    The passing of automotive legend Carroll Shelby has led to an outpouring of support, including a replay of a toe-tapping melody from country music great Mac Davis. Davis has enjoyed a long and successful career as both a performer and songwriter, with several number one songs including three ...

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    Carroll Shelby to get the TV miniseries treatment thanks to Velocity
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    Farmer, car dealer, Le Mans winner, sports-car maker, businessman and tuner Carroll Shelby passsed away on May 11. To honor his contribution to the numerous segments of the auto industry he impacted, cable network Velocity will be airing a three-hour, three-part miniseries on Sunday, May ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #282
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    Carroll Shelby's passing, BMW 3 Series Wagon, Porsche sub-Boxster/Pajun, Google car in public, BMW 2 Series Episode #282 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Chris, Dan and Zach chat about the passing of industry legend Carroll Shelby, the BMW 3 Series Wagon that's coming soon, Porsche ...

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    Carroll Shelby, 1923-2012
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    It's darn near impossible to overemphasize the impact that Carroll Shelby has had on the automotive world as we know it today. Born in 1923, Shelby took part in his very first race, a quarter-mile drag, in 1952. Later that year, he'd go on to win his first road race in an MG-TC. By 1956, Shelby ...

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    Official: Carroll Shelby passes away at age 89
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    Carroll Shelby has passed away at the age of 89. The legendary tuner and proprietor of the famous marque that bears his name had been in the hospital for several weeks, suffering from pneumonia. Shelby addressed his fans fourteen days before his death, saying that he was resting comfortably and ...

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    Ailing Carroll Shelby addresses health on Facebook
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    A few members of the Autoblog team have been grappling with the issue of our ages recently. Yes, some of us are feeling old. Given that a primary motivation for getting into this automotive journalism racket in the first place was a desire to avoid growing up by spending our whole lives playing ...

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    Official: Shelby teams up with David Yurman for wristwatch line
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    Say what you will, but in this business you're nobody until you have your own watch line. Ferrari has several, Bentley teams up with Breitling, Aston Martin partners with Jaeger-LeCoultre, Bugatti with Parmigiani Fleurier... the list goes on and on, and now includes one more: Carroll Shelby and ...

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    Shelby Cobras gather for 50th anniversary reunion
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    2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Shelby Cobra, and it seems ol' Carroll and his band of hot rodders are intent on celebrating the legendary roadster for the entire year. Back in January, Shelby kicked off a series of nationwide 50th anniversary events with the debut of the Anniversary ...

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    Video: Original Dodge Viper Concept shows up in new Chrysler video
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    Got 13 minutes to spare? Of course you do – it's a Friday. Then we've got just the way to burn them. Chrysler has posted three new SRT Viper videos, the first being a nice seven-minute documentary about Viper history, from its origins to the present. We're happy to see the automaker make ...

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    New York: 2012 Shelby 1000 is Carroll's ultimate Mustang
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    As if last year's 800-horsepower GT500 Super Snake wasn't enough, Shelby has just taken the covers off their lastest creation, the "1000" at this year's New York Auto Show. The muscle coupe comes in two flavors – the 950 horsepower street version and the track-only 1100+ horsepower S/C ...

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    Report: Shelby SuperCars gets a new name
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    When you hear the Shelby name, the first person who comes to mind is likely Carroll, father of the Cobra, racing legend, and a man still involved in the development of performance Fords at nearly 90 years of age. You probably don't think of Jerod Shelby, even though his company, Shelby ...

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    First Toyota 2000GT produced goes up for sale
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    A design and engineering icon, the Toyota 2000GT is the forefather of all Japanese supercars, the ancestor to which the Acura NSX, Nissan GT-R and Lexus LFA must pay homage. It's rare enough to find a 2000GT for sale, but the example being offered by Maine Line Exotics is particularly ...

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    Official: 2013 Shelby GT500 development car to be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson for charity
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    For the last several years Ford has partnered with Barrett-Jackson to auction off some very special vehicles for charity. Past cars have included the first production examples of the Shelby GT500KR and Shelby GT as well as special one-offs like last year's Grabber Blue Mustang Boss 302 Laguna ...

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    2012 Monterey Motorsports Reunion to feature 50th anniversary of the Shelby Cobra
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    There are always at least a few Shelby Cobras at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the Monterey Motorsports Reunion, mixing it up with Shelby Mustangs and Corvettes, but for 2012 there will be quite a few more. Laguna Seca has announced that the Cobra has been selected as the featured vehicle for ...

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    Video: Dodge Omni GLH ad brings out the child in us all
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    The name Shelby is synonymous with high performance. The name Omni is more often recalled as a small hatchback offered by Dodge in the 1980s, and while it was practical and efficient, nobody ever thought of the little runabout as anything other than basic transportation. A funny thing happened ...

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    Breaking: Carroll Shelby accused of sexual assault by former receptionist
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    TMZ is reporting tonight that automotive legend Carroll Shelby has been accused of sexual assault by a former receptionist. Angelica Smith, who reportedly began working for Shelby back in 2005, filed her lawsuit in L.A. County Superior Court earlier today. In it she claims that Shelby ran a ...

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    Rumormill: Shelby to bring back rent-a-racer program?
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    Most available choices at your local car rental agency are tame appliances built to shuttle you from Meeting A to Hotel B. Back in the day, however, things were a bit different thanks to Shelby and Hertz. In 1966, the rental car company and Carroll Shelby partnered up to offer a custom Ford ...

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    SPEED discusses Ford GT40 Le Mans victories with Carroll Shelby
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    If this year's intense 24 Hours of Le Mans hasn't satiated your thirst for the French race, SPEED has something special for you. The show 'Dave Despain on Assignment' is taking the time to get up close with one of the living legends of the great Ford versus Ferrari battles of yore: Carol ...

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    Ford opens its archive of images to the world
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    Ford opens up its image archive – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The year 2011 marks Ford's 108th year in business. Over the course of its long history, the automaker has collected millions of images. Most of these images are stored in boxes, away from prying eyes... but that is ...

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