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Rare, Unrestored 1967 Shelby GT500 with 9841 Miles Headed to Auction Block

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Although in 2012 we lost one of the most iconic names in American automotive history, Carroll Shelby’s legacy lives on. In honor of what would’ve been Shelby’s 90th birthday, Barrett-Jackson will be auctioning off Shelby cars, including a unique 1967 GT500. The car is one of the first GT500′s ever produced by Shelby American, and everything is original: its Nightmist Blue exterior paint color, black interior, 428 Police Interceptor engine, dual four-barrel carburetor, wheels, tires, and ...

Goes Like Hell: 2013 Ford Shelby Focus ST Debuts in Detroit

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Those familiar with Carroll Shelby’s full body of work know that V-8-powered cars weren’t the only vehicles he was able to tune. Now, Shelby American has unveiled its latest car, and – believe it or not – it’s not a Mustang (though the specialty car builder did unveil a Mustang at the same time). Instead, Shelby unveiled the 2013 Ford Shelby Focus ST – a modern-day take on the original turbocharged Shelby hot hatch, the ...

Holy Smokes! Batmobile Goes for $4.2 Million at Barrett-Jackson Auction

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Even more than the first production 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 or even the 1968 Shelby EXP, perhaps the most highly-anticipated car to go up for auction at this weekend’s Barrett-Jackson auction was the legendary 1966 Batmobile. Hailed as “the world’s most famous car” by Barrett-Jackson CEO Craig Jackson, prior to the actual bidding, some believed the car was over-hyped, and would not fetch the stratospheric prices predicted for it. The cynics were quickly silenced once bidding ...