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

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

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

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 ...