$100k+ 1968 Shelby GT500KR abandoned; many ask if it’s for sale

A thread on Reddit has emerged which shows a picture of a 1968 Shelby GT500KR that appears to have been left out in the elements to rust away. The title claims that it is 1 of 4 that was produced in blue with white stripes. With some 933 produced in 1968 it seems unlikely there were only 4 produced in this color but this author was not able to find … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Shelby Daytona Coupe crashes at Laguna Seca

Jalopnik is reporting that a Shelby Daytona Coupe crashed at Laguna Seca, taking part in activities as part of the Pebble Beach fesitivities. Chassis #2286 is said to be worth $4M...even though other original Daytona Coupes have sold for as much as $7.25M. While this is significantly less than the $11M paid for a Ford GT40, it's not the amount … [Read more...]