1968 Shelby EXP 500 (The Green Hornet) bid to $1.8M

The Shelby EXP 500, known as the "The Green Hornet", was a factory prototype that thankfully escaped the typical ending of the era: being crushed and recycled for scrap. Sporting a 390 V8 and C6 automatic transmission, it was exhibited in car shows before becoming a platform for experimental modifications including independent rear suspension, rear … [Read more...]

Santa’s custom car workshop

If Santa has an automotive workshop, he probably has a collection of custom cars something like the one seen here... A Ford RS200, capable of 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds in Group B Rally trim, this is an EVO edition with >500 BHP and 0-60 mph in 2-point-something), Ferrari 512S (3.0L 5.0L V12, 560 BHP), a custom Ultima GTR (heavily modified, … [Read more...]

2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Cobra tribute, with 850 BHP!

A custom 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Cobra has been created thanks to a collaboration between friends of the late Carroll Shelby, Ford and Ford Racing, Shelby American, and others. Aside from the striking "Shelby blue and white stripe" motif, the 850 HP should grab your attention. This special car, created in honor of the 50th anniversary of the … [Read more...]

Ford GT40 sets record with $11M sale

At the RM Monterrey Auction history was made when a Ford GT40 was sold for $11M. Autoblog.com is reporting that this sets a record for an American car sold at auction. This particular GT40 had an interesting history and provenence. It was the first of three lightweight production GT40's, and only one other remains. Its first win, and the first … [Read more...]