1963 Shelby Cobra 289

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The story of the Shelby Cobra has become so deeply ingrained into the psyche of automotive devotees on both sides of the Atlantic that it’s practically spliced into their DNA. Carroll Shelby started out as a racing driver and quickly moved up the ranks in the USA before finding his way across the pond to…

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1967 Shelby Mustang GT500

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The Shelby Mustang GT500 is considered by many to be one of the peaks of early muscle car development – from the golden age of the American V8. It was developed as the even-more-insane version of the already fast GT350 – using Ford’s 428 cubic inch (7.0 litre) Cobra Jet V8 in place of the…

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Carroll Shelby Goes Racing With Ford

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Carroll Shelby Goes Racing With Ford is a 1965 film presented by Carroll Shelby and featuring the likes of Pete Brock, Ken Miles and Dan Gurney. It’s an interesting look into the very early days of the Ford GT40 – before it had won any significant races or appeared on the radar of Ferrari. What…

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Shelby Series 1

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The Shelby Series 1 is a car that holds a special place in the annals of American automobile manufacturing – it was the first and only car ever designed from the ground up by Carroll Shelby, one of the country’s greatest automotive legends. The Series 1 was built in very limited numbers, only 249 factory…

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Shelby Dragonsnake Wallpaper

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The Shelby Dragonsnake started life in 1962 as a press car used for reviews and public relations activities around California, in 1963 Shelby loaned the car to MGM where it was used during the filming of “Viva Las Vegas” (starring Elvis Presley and Ann Margret) and “The Killers” (starring Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, and Ronald Reagan)….

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1966 Shelby 427 Cobra

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This 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 is a great example of the magic that typically happens when the Brits and the Americans stop arguing about warm beer and what constitutes ‘football’ for long enough to work on a joint project. At its core, the Shelby Cobra is a lightweight British roadster with an absurdly large American…

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1967 Shelby GT 500 Fastback

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  The 1967 Shelby GT 500 was to be the most powerful Mustang that had ever been built, up until that point in history. The Mustang had famously debuted in 1964 and had enjoyed overwhelming sales success across the USA, in the first 18 months Ford sold over a million of them – after having estimated…

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Carroll Shelby Engine Co. Tee

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This classic Carroll Shelby tee by Wicked Quick is 100% designed and made in the USA, each one is printed on US Slub Cotton (that’s a lightweight, summer friendly type of cotton). The logo design is reminiscent of late 19th century graphic design, which we love, and the light colours and materials make it a perfect Saturday t-shirt for the summer months.

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1966 Shelby GT350H Race Car

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The 1966 Shelby GT350H is one of the most historically interesting of the early Shelby Mustangs, it came about as a result of the Shelby company approaching the Hertz rental car company with the idea of producing between 50 and 100 specially built cars that would be rented out to enthusiasts for $17 a day.

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