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    Official: 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 ...

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    Shelby 50th Anniversary FIA Cobra debuts at Barrett-Jackson
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    We finally caught up to the CSX7000 Shelby 289 FIA Cobra at Barrett-Jackson, the Continuation Cobra that will be limited to 50 examples, each starting at $94,995 as a fiberglass rolling chassis. It celebrates the 50-year birthday of the Shelby 289 FIA Cobra and some of its legendary drivers with ...

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    Official: 50th Anniversary FIA Shelby Cobra 289 unveiled
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    To celebrate 50 years since the Shelby Cobra made its mark on the FIA racing world, Shelby American has created a special limited-production Continuation Cobra called the CSX7000 Shelby 289 FIA Cobra. Limited to just 50 units, this commemorative model was unveiled today at the 2014 ...

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    Official: 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 ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Shelby GT350
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    Shelby is a name as synonymous with the Ford Mustang as marshmallows are with campfires. But unlike the short-lived sugary confection that is prepared on a stick, the late Carroll Shelby's name on the placard means added performance and exclusivity. Launched in 1965, the automaker's celebrated ...

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    Official: 2013 Shelby 1000 unleashes its 1,200 horsepower ahead of NY show reveal
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    True story: Last fall, I had the opportunity to spend a week with Ford's new 2013 Shelby GT500 – the Blue Oval's factory Mustang with 662 horsepower and 631 pound-feet of torque. It's an amazing beast, to be sure. I'm not sure if it was Michigan's damp streets strewn with potholes and wet ...

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    Detroit: Shelby unveils tuned Ford Focus ST, widebody GT500 Super Snake
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    Shelby American has made its name tuning various Ford products, and now the Focus ST can be added to this list. Just introduced at the Detroit Auto Show, the Shelby Focus ST doesn't add any extra horsepower under the hood, but it should still make sizable gains in performance thanks to an ...

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    Official: Shelby reveals updated 2013 GT350 with new colors and options
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    Carroll Shelby may have passed away last month, but that doesn't mean his company has stopped producing new vehicles. Today, Shelby American announced that it has updated the GT350 for 2013 with new options and an expanded range of color options. Customers can now choose from any of the Ford ...

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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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    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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    Official: Shelby previews 1000-HP Super-Stang ahead of New York debut
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    For some, the horsepower wars being waged by auto manufacturers over the past few years are getting a bit out of hand. A 550-hp factory Camaro? A 650-hp factory Mustang? Ridiculous. But if you count massive amounts of gas-guzzling horsepower and torque a crime (we don't), then the worst of all ...

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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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    Colorado museum is trove of Shelby American treasures
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    Kamil Kaluski, a.k.a CarGuyDad, was cruising around Boulder, Colorado with his daughter when he spotted a sign emblazoned with "Auto Museum." Not expecting much, he was a surprised to find this particular museum was actually home to the Shelby American Collection. Stepping into the nondescript ...

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    Shelby releases final specs on GT350 Mustang, power output ranges from fast to furious
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    2011 Shelby GT350 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Shelby American has finally released the specs on its 2011 Shelby GT350. Starting with a 2011 Ford Mustang GT, Shelby utilizes Ford's 5.0-liter V8 engine but ups the ante a bit. The base GT350 is rated at 430 horsepower (the stock ...

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    Ford Mustang's 50th anniversary approaching - is a special Shelby in the wings?
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    2011 Shelby GT500 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's time to stoke the raging fires of the rumor furnace once again. The good people at Motor Trend have let it slip that Caroll Shelby may be planning something interesting for the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang. We're not ...

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    Shelby to offer naturally aspirated, automatic GT350 models
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    2011 Shelby GT350 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Different people like different things, and this is especially true with cars. Even with something as specific as the new 2011 Shelby GT350, customers want to have options. When the car was unveiled at Barrett-Jackson earlier this year it ...

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    Handful of new Shelby Series II roadsters still available for purchase
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Shelby Series II
    Back in the mid 1990s, Carroll Shelby set out to do something he had never done: build a complete car from scratch. The Series 1 seemed to have the right formula on paper – lightweight aluminum honeycomb chassis, carbon fiber body, ...

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