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New York 2013: Shelby Raptor Debuts With 575-HP V-8, Custom Graphics

As we suspected when Shelby hinted its next vehicle won’t be Mustang-based, the tuning firm has unveiled a Shelby version of the 2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor at the New York auto show. The Shelby Raptor boasts unique graphics and a supercharged engine, and joins the Shelby Focus ST and 1200-hp Shelby 1000 S/C on stage in the big apple. A 2.9-liter supercharger is used to raise power of the stock SVT Raptor’s 6.2-liter V-8 from ...

2013 Shelby Focus ST Quick Drive

When Shelby American President John Luft stopped by Motor Trend headquarters and offered us a quick drive in the production version of the all-new 2013 Shelby Focus ST sporting the complete Shelby kit, we couldn’t say no. Our tester came in Oxford White with the Azure Blue Shelby Competition graphics package – just one of the three graphics package, which also includes Checkered Flag Splash and Shelby Traditional stripes – as well as the optional ...

Shelby GT500-Based Shelby 1000 S/C Has 1200 HP

Shelby American says that 40 to 50 customers purchased its 2012 Shelby 1000 S/C muscle car, which made 1100 horsepower. If you’d like to embarrass those people, we’d recommend opening your checkbook and buying this, the 2013 Shelby 1000 S/C. Why? Simple — it makes 1200 horsepower. You might recall that the last Shelby 1000 made 950 horsepower in street-legal form, but Shelby says that every one of its buyers opted instead for the Shelby 1000 ...