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    2008 Autoblog Holiday Sweepstakes - Day 3: C'était un Rendezvous and Snake and the Stallion on DVD (plus BONUS)
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    Click above to get £10 off the Snake and the Stallion using coupon code AUTOBLOG01
    Today's prizes come courtesy of Spirit Level Films, which has a real treat in store for Autoblog readers. We're giving away copies of both C'était un Rendezvous and the Snake and the Stallion on DVD to ...

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    Shelby celebrates 85th birthday and 1966 Le Mans victory with Commemorative GT40
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    We got our first look at Shelby's 85th Commemorative GT40 back in January at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale. It's as close as you can get to the real thing without spending millions on an original GT40 with the chassis and body nearly perfectly replicating the original. Shelby ...

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    Caroll Shelby takes delivery of paddle-shifter-equipped Superformance Daytona Coupe
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    Click the image above for a high resolution gallery You might expect that Carroll Shelby has quite a collection of cars. He's even put up a few for sale recently, including his personal 1969 GT500 Convertible that he's owned since new at Barrett-Jackson this year and the unique Cobra Supersnake ...

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    Have lunch with the legends at the new Shelby Corner Cafe
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    The newest place to eat in Vegas isn't anywhere close to the strip, unless you are talking about the drag strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Shelby Automobiles will open its new Shelby Corner Cafe at its Las Vegas facility this weekend alongside the NHRA drag races. Mr. Shelby himself will be on ...

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    Carroll Shelby sued by Unique Performance customers
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    Carroll Shelby has seen it all. He's raised chickens and flew planes in WWII. He's raced in Formula One and partnered with all three of America's automakers. And then some. At 85 years old, Shelby deserves praise – like the Automotive Executive of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards the ...

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    Round 4: Unique Performance execs face 25 felony charges
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    Just two days ago, we reported that Unique Performance was in hot water. They had miserably failed to deliver hand-crafted continuation Shelby 427 GT500 "Super Snake" Mustangs to customers who had put up $7 million worth of deposits. Frustration grew to boiling anger when customers heard that the ...

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    Unique Performance used prisons and buckets of Bondo to build Mustangs
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    This just keeps getting more interesting by the day. Back in 2002, Carroll Shelby partnered with Unique Performance to produce continuation Shelby 427 GT500 "Super Snake" models. Only one "Super Snake" was built in 1967, so each of these "new" cars, built on a vintage 60's Mustang platform with a ...

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    Carroll Shelby files lawsuit against SAAC to enforce agreement
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    From the "Don't Tick Off Carroll Shelby Department" comes the continuing saga which is the SAAC vs. the performance Mustang patriarch. We told you earlier about the feud between Shelby and SAAC owners Rick Kopec and Ken Eber over the cancellation of the Shelby club's license, and as of yesterday, ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2008: Carroll Shelby's personal 1969 GT500 Convertible
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    Click above for a high resolution gallery of the car var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Rarest_strangest_cars_sell_at_Barrett_Jackson_auction'; Anything with Carroll Shelby's name on it automatically has a higher value, and even more so if his name is on the pink slip as well. This 1969 ...

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    Shelby celebrates Carroll's 85th birthday and start of GT500KR production
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    Carroll Shelby is celebrating his 85th birthday today in style with a 3-day party in Las Vegas along with dozens of Shelby owners and enthusiasts. Guests will be treated to a weekend of open track and drag racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a parts swap meet, and a chili cook off. The event will ...

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    Carroll Shelby responds to SAAC allegations
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    click above image to read Carroll Shelby's statement There are always two sides to every story. When Carroll Shelby canceled his licensing agreement with the SAAC (Shelby American Automobile Club), it looked like he was giving the 33-year-old club the short end of the stick. After all, the club ...

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    Totally Meta: 2008 Barrett-Jackson Shelby GT unveiled
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    Click image to enlargeIt has come to this. A special edition of a special edition, named for the made-for-TV cash tsunami at which many of the first editions of the aforementioned special editions are auctioned off at eye-watering prices. It is the (we are not making any of this up, by the way) ...

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    Round 2: Unique Performance fires back at Shelby
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    We reported earlier that Shelby was severing ties with Unique Performance, builder of the Shelby GT350 SR and GT500 E continuation series Mustangs. Shelby claims that some customers who put down deposits up to two years ago have not received their cars. Unique has taken approximately $7 million in ...

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    Shelby GT500KR now rated at 550 HP?
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    Click image for photo galleryWhen Ford first announced the Shelby GT500, the horsepower rating the automaker gave SVT's delicious new creation was 475. As we're all well aware, the car's actual rating wound up being 500, and the rest, as they say, is history. Fast-forward to April 2007 in New York ...

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    Hopefully, they don't run fast: Anonimo Firenze's Shelby wristwatches
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    Italian watchmaker Anonimo Firenze is releasing a pair of Carroll Shelby-themed wristwatches this month. The launch is timed to coincide with the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. As for the baubles themselves, they're pretty nice-looking. The Anonimo Shelby Mark II SE is based on the company's ...

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    New York Preview: Mystery Mustang is Shelby KR
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    UPDATE: Check out the video of the original Mustang Shelby GT500KR after the jump. var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/business_finance/Ford_unveiling_new_Shelby_KR_at_New_York_Auto_Show'; We reported earlier this week that Ford will be debuting a new special edition Mustang this week live on ...

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    Shelby GT-H Convertible to be auctioned at Barrett Jackson
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    Shelby GT-H Convertible Concept from SEMA 2006 We told you earlier that a special-edition Mustang would be auctioned off this weekend at Barrett Jackson in Palm Beach. The guys and gals over at The Car Connection have gotten word that said machine will be the Shelby GT-H Convertible. As was the ...

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    New Mustang to debut at Barrett-Jackson Auction March 31
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    Barrett-Jackson and Mustangs seem to go hand-in-hand, especially special edition Mustangs. We just told you about the one-off Roush BlackJack Mustang convertible that will be going across the block, and there was the pair of bitchin' OCC Eleanor GT500 E Mustangs that set Westworld rockin' in ...

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    Buy a Shelby GT500 for just $120!
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    Have you stopped by your local Ford dealer lately to check out the hot new Shelby GT500? The 5.4-supercharged-liter Mustang that brings Carroll Shelby back to Ford directly, as opposed through the rental fleets? The Mustang that promises Corvette performance at half the price? The most powerful ...

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    Carroll Shelby gives two-wheel tuning a try
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    We love Carroll Shelby. You love Carroll Shelby. We all love Carroll Shelby. Repeat. We also love the cars that have the Shelby logo on them. Except, maybe a few of the Dodge products in the 80's. An Omni probably should never be called a Shelby. Anybody disagree? (Yes. I owned one. -Ed.)Now, ...

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