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Factory Five Shelby Cobra: A retirement replica roadster

What it's like to build one — or in this fan's case, three of them

What it's like to build one — or in this fan's case, three of them.

Auctions
Ford GT Roadster Prototype, GM Styling Corvettes, more coming to Mecum Florida auction

Here are 6 of the most interesting lots

Ford GT Roadster Prototype and Chevy Corvette Stingrays from GM Design make up 2 of 6 historic sports car lots available at the Mecum Auctions Kissimmee, Florida, event.

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Lewis Hamilton owns 15 cars, uses tow trucks to keep the mileage low

Including a pair of LaFerraris and a custom Zonda

Including a pair of LaFerraris and a custom Zonda.

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1965 Shelby Cobra mauled by Alaska grizzly bear in search of Fig Newtons

The Cobra's vinyl top was original

The Cobra's vinyl top was original.

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Shelby American has its mojo, and swagger, back

A look at how the company Carroll Shelby founded is doing

Shelby American has its swagger back

Auctions
Final GT40 Mk. IV, all-original Shelby 427 Cobra going to auction

They'll be auctioned by Gooding & Company at the Amelia Island auction

Rare road and race Fords for sale.

Opinion
Why barn finds drive me crazy

Life sometimes gets in the way. But what happened to pride of ownership?

Take pride in what you own and protect it from damage. It won't make as good a barn find, and that's ok with me.

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AC Heritage reprises the iconic 1962 Cobra

The continuation series will produce nine more.

Time travel is no longer necessary to buy a brand-new AC Cobra.

Auctions
Very first Shelby Cobra sells for $13.75 million, a new record for an American car

CSX2000, in original, unrestored condition, earned a final bid of $12.5 million, plus auction fees.

Auctions
First ever Shelby Cobra going up for auction

RM Sotheby's will auction off the iconic CSX2000 at its Monterey auction.

One of the most important American cars in history is going up for auction in August at RM Sotheby's Monterey events in August.

Auctions
Cobras, Mustangs, and Ford GT40 set for Monterey auction

The Jim Click Ford Performance Collection is set to hit the auction block at Monterey, including a GT40, a pair of 289 Cobras, and a handful of classic Mustangs.

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The List #0427: Drive retro Shelby racecars

We Hit The Track In Shelby Cobra, Daytona, And GT40 Continuation Cars

To celebrate Ford's return to endurance racing, we drive continuation cars of the Shelby Cobra MKIII, Daytona Coupe, and the GT40 MKII from Superformance.

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$3m Shelby Competition Cobra headlines Scottsdale auction

RM Sotheby's has a trio of Shelby Cobras lined up for its Scottsdale auction next month, including a multiple championship-winning 427 Competition Cobra valued at $3 million.

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Shelby celebrates with Cobra 427 50th Anniversary special edition

Shelby American harks back 50 years to the good old days of American road racing with a throwback continuation of the original Cobra 427, offered with a big price tag but no engine.

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Meet the king of Cobras

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.

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The 11 most expensive American cars ever

Forget Ferrari, We've Got A Batmobile

Here's a Pro Tip for all you would-be classic car investors out there: buy Ferraris. With the Pebble Beach festivities kicking off this week, including any number high end car auctions, we thought it would be entertaining to compile a list of some to the most expensive cars ever sold with the bang of a gavel. Trouble is, once you get past the splendor of everyone's favorite Italian sports car maker, that list is pretty boring.

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Shelby American cleans house of 14 concept cars

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 its history and start selling off its concept cars. For Shelby American, "once in a while" has just rolled around.

Shelby 50th Anniversary FIA Cobra debuts at Barrett-Jackson

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 names like Dan Gurney, Bob Bondurant and Phil Hill.

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50th Anniversary FIA Shelby Cobra 289 unveiled

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 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, AZ, and it pays homage to the car raced by legends like Dan Gurney, Bob Bondurant and Phil Hill.

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Puritalia 427 roadster ready for testing

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.

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