A silver-with-black-stripes 2021 Shelby Super Snake Speedster drives on a desert racetrack
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Does Ford Own Shelby?

The iconic Ford Shelby models draw ample attention and have attracted masses of fans over the years. From the Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT500 Ford Mustang GT models introduced in the 1960s to the more recent Ford Shelby F-150 pickup truck, Shelby’s relationship with Ford has produced some amazing models. But does Ford own Shelby? …

A low-angle shot of the gold-and-white 1968 Shelby GT500 Mustang EFI prototype
Sedans & Coupes

A 1-of-1 1968 Shelby GT500 Mustang Prototype Could Be Yours

While the Shelby company helped tune a lot of cars over the years, few are as well-represented as the Mustang. And though Shelby American isn’t directly involved with the modern GT500 Mustang, Carroll would likely be proud of the muscle car’s supercar-slaying performance. But while the current-gen car more than lives up to the nameplate, …

The blue 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake in a dimly-lit garage
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The Only Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake Is up for Sale

Besides finding bargains, auctions offer opportunities to own some truly rare cars. That means everything from hypercars like the Koenigsegg Regera to a US-market Unimog. And it also includes special variants of already iconic classics. One such opportunity is coming up this March: the only remaining Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake. The Shelby Cobra 427 …

A 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 with a silver paint job and black racing stripes drives on a racetrack in the desert
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Is the Mustang Shelby GT500 Faster Than a Lamborghini?

Arguments about whether American muscle cars or European supercars are better has been ongoing for decades. A standard Ford Mustang, even with plenty of growl in the pipes, can’t compete with the likes of Lamborghini. But the Shelby GT500 is hardly a standard Mustang. The 2020 Shelby GT500 has the horsepower to demand respect from …

A white Shelby Cobra 289 'Street Cobra'
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This American Sports Car Earned the ‘Greatest Ever’ Title, Not the Legendary McLaren F1

Even though Gordan Murray already designed its spiritual successor, the McLaren F1 still looms large in the automotive consciousness. From its Toyota-Sera-inspired doors to its gold-lined engine bay, it’s a supercar that still feels, well, super. But according to Road & Track, it’s not the best sports car. Instead, that title belongs to the Shelby …

1966 Shelby Cobra chassis CSX 3178, belonging to Carroll Shelby
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Carroll Shelby’s Personal 427 Cobra at Auction

Carroll Shelby is an automotive icon. He has raced, owned race teams, and developed specialty sportscars for large manufacturers. Even with the vastness of his knowledge and experience that spans decades, a vehicle that he built in the 1960s is the thing that fans ardently praise him for to this day. One of those Shelby cars is coming to …

2020 Dodge Challenger SRT up close front detail shot of the grill and headlights
Sedans & Coupes

You Can’t Go Wrong With These 3 Cars Under $100,000

If you’re looking to spend more than $100,000 on a high-performance car, these three cars likely aren’t on your list. Maybe they should be, though. These three cars offer plenty of high-performance power along with a more affordable style. Here’s a look at the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, 2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody, and 2022 Chevrolet Corvette …

Attendees examine the Ford Mustang Mach-E all electric vehicle at the Chicago Auto Show
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1968 Ford Mustang GT500 Mach-E Rendering

Arguably, one of the most polarizing two-door to four-door sportscar conversions is the 2021 Mustang Mach-E. Purists argue that the Mach-E might be a descent vehicle, but as the argument goes, the Mustang moniker should not have been attached to it. After all the original Mustang never came in a four-door version. That was enough inspiration for one …

A blue-with-white-stripes 2020 Shelby American Ford Mustang GT500 Special Edition on a racetrack
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Shelby’s Giving the Mustang GT500 Even More Power

When it comes to power, the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 isn’t exactly short of it. But the new Dodge Challenger Super Stock has even more. And even though it’s not as popular, the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE is the Shelby GT500’s match on the track. The new Shelby American Ford Mustang GT500 and GT350 Special …

Black 2020 Shelby F-150 Super Snake doing a burnout
Trucks & SUVs

The Shelby F-150 Super Snake Is a Riot of a Track Truck

Traditionally, if you’ve wanted a faster Mustang, you turned to Shelby. The latest Shelby GT500 Mustang, for example, has enough horsepower to out-pace certain supercars. But the American tuner creates more than just muscle cars. It also works on Ford’s pickup trucks. And Shelby’s latest high-output truck is the Shelby F-150 Super Snake. 2020 Shelby …

A yellow 1970 Shelby sits in the sun with its top down
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Rare 1970 Shelby GT500 428 Convertible at Auction

Businesses across the globe have been adjusting their business model in recent months due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The truth of the matter is that people still need to sell things. Auction houses are places that sell a lot of those things. To keep business flowing during the health crisis, a lot of the notable automotive auction houses …

Caterham Seven 310R kit
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Stuck at Home? Build a Kit Car

Usually, wrenching on your car means changing the oil or fixing the brakes. But kit cars offer a whole new meaning to the phrase. Wrenching your own car together isn’t exactly easy. But besides really getting to know your wheels, a kit car can also offer an opportunity to own a modern vintage machine for …

1967 MG MGB GT Special
Cars

The MGB GT Could Out-Race the Original Shelby GT350

The heir to the most iconic British sports car isn’t the Morgan 3-Wheeler. It’s not the Caterham Seven or the BAC Mono. Instead, it’s the Mazda Miata that draws the most inspiration from classic British roadsters. And back in the 60s, the most popular British roadster was the MG MGB. In fact, up until the …

Eleanor Mustang from the Gone in 60 Seconds Movie Remake with Nicolas Cage (2000)
Cars

Classic Muscle Cars Are A Joke By Today’s Standards

There is no denying that the dawn of the V8 muscle car in the 1960s certainly changed things. High horsepower vehicles, growling deeply, and moving metal quickly down the road was a definite attraction to automotive enthusiasts and well as the regular consumer. In today’s market, however, those old cars are a joke.  There’s nothing …

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye vs. Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 vs. Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE
Cars

Who Makes the Ultimate Muscle Car: Ford, Chevy, or Dodge?

Despite the popularity of off-road SUVs like the Wrangler, muscle cars still loom large. Perhaps the best example is the Dodge Challenger, unchanged in 13 years. But its sales have grown with the help of high-powered models like the Hellcat and Demon, and it’s also earned above-average reliability scores from Consumer Reports. In contrast, the …

2020 Shelby F-150 Super Snake Sport F-150 SEMA | Shelby-00
Trucks & SUVs

Shelby 755 HP F-150 And 800 Hp Mustang Concepts

Shelby debuted the over-800 hp Shelby GT 500 Dragon Snake Mustang at the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. And for 45-less horsepower, there’s also the Shelby Super Snake Sport F-150 with 755 hp. Take your pick if you’re looking for fast fun in a Ford. Shelby Super Snake Sport F-150 Shelby already builds this …

Cars

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Insane 0-100-0 In 10.6 Seconds

If a 0-100-0 in 10.6 seconds Mustang doesn’t arrest those mid-engine Corvette daydreams, you don’t dream hardcore enough. Ford will sell you the most powerful street-legal Mustang—actually the most powerful street-legal Ford, ever built. It’s just announced the 2020 Shelby Mustang will pack 760 hp and 625 lb-ft of torque. Can the human brain even …

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Autos

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Cost $70,300

Is there a limit to how much people will pay for a Ford Mustang? From the sound of it, we’re about to find out. That’s because what appears to be a full pricing list for the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 has leaked, revealing the cost of not just the car but its options, as …

Autos

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Makes a Hellcat-Killing 760 HP

Enthusiasts have been waiting, not so patiently, for the release of the all-new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. We’ve already told you about its stablemate, the GT350R, and its test performance at Pocono. But perhaps the biggest mystery has been how much power Ford would give the GT500. Details have not been easy to come by …