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New Ford Mustang GT350 / SVT Tester Spins Out of Control and Almost Crashes!


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Hold your horses there Mustang! Our spy shooters were at the right place at the right time to capture a 2016 Mustang prototype's unfortunate moment at the Nürburgring circuit.

Two of Only Three Shelby GT350 Mustang Original Prototypes Meet Up in Oklahoma


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Mark Hovander and John Atzbach are two lucky men who own two 1965 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang original prototypes – two of only three ever made. The two friends are touring the U.S. this year, bringing their prized possessions to nine different events in 2014, including this weekend’s 40th annual Mid America Ford and Shelby Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Another Reader Spies Ford's 2016 Mustang Shelby GT500


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As you can see for yourself, Ford isn't even trying to shy away from the public nor is it dodging cameras on the road with their prototypes of the next hot Mustang, thought to carry the 2016 Shelby GT500 nameplate (unless the Blue Oval goes for something different like SVT or SVO).

Future Cars: 2016 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 Hits The Redline


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There are two legendary names that come to mind in American automotive history; one of them is Mustang and the other is Shelby. Since 1965, Carroll Shelby worked magic into Ford’s pony car offerings - creating fire breathing, hi-performance versions and amassing legions of fans in the process.

Scoop: This Could be the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500


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Back in April, one of Carscoops readers took some shots of a heavily camouflaged Ford Mustang prototype with flush wheel covers (?) standing in traffic, and now, our spies nabbed a couple of similar, if not identical, testers driving around the Santa Monica Pier in California, and which we believe to be the next high performance version of the Blue Oval's pony car.

Dad Creates Awesome Shelby Cobra Toy Car with Mini 7HP Engine for His Son


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It's fair to say that, when it comes to toys, kids are spoilt for choice these days. Still, it's one thing to empty your pockets for an off-the-shelf product and another when you put your own sweat (and tears, and perhaps even a little bit of blood) into creating a unique object for your child.

Shelby Launches 50th Anniversary FIA Cobra, Only 50 Will Be Made


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Shelby American has announced the launch of a limited-edition 50th Anniversary FIA Cobra that is a close copy of the small block Cobra FIA version race car that competed in the 1964 World Manufacturers Championship series against brands like Aston Martin, Jaguar and Corvette.

Shelby Brings Back the Mustang GT Package for the Budget-Minded at LA Auto Show


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Shelby is trying to offer a little bit of everything to Ford Mustang owners, from the insane 1,200-horsepower 1000 S/C with an equally crazy price tag of $154,995, to the new basic GT package, presented today at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 vs. 2014 Ford Mustang GT500: And The Fastest One Is…


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The Corvette and the Mustang are two of the most recognized nameplates in the automotive industry with a long and rich history. Even though, technically, they're different rides made for different folks, at the end of the day, they're both sports cars built to be fast.

New Shelby Cobra Design Study Looks Like a Viper Killer


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For more than five decades now, the classic AC Cobra, more commonly known as Shelby Cobra in the United States, has captured the imagination of many drivers and car enthusiasts alike, having earned its place in automotive history. Super powerful yet as light as a feather (or so to speak), the Cobra was never a car for the faint hearted.

How Does the New Corvette Stingray Stack Up Against the Competition on the Track?


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Talk about milking it to the very last drop… Oh, yes, it's another one of Edmunds' videos on the new 2014 Corvette Stingray that supposedly comes to wrap up (though, we wouldn't be surprised if it doesn't…) the individual tests it performed against a variety of sports cars, regardless of price or if they're direct competitors in the eyes and pockets of consumers.

Shelby’s F-150 SVT Raptor is a Playful 575HP Monster


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Describing a 7,210-lbs (3,270-kg) pickup truck as a “joy to drive” will certainly raise some eyebrows among car enthusiasts. However, the description does not apply to any pickup truck, but the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor.

And oh, it’s not any Raptor, but the Shelby-modified version that has 164 more horsepower than the standard model, for a total of 575hp.

New Corvette Stingray vs. BMW M3 Coupe and Shelby GT500, Guess Who Won…


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Remember Edmund's track tests between the new 2014 Corvette Stingray C7 and Chrysler's 2013 SRT Viper, 2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition and Porsche 911 Carrera S (clicking on the links will take to the respective video reviews)?

Well, the online publication has returned with two more rivals for Detroit's newest performance sports coupe, the soon-to-be replaced BMW M3 Coupe with the Lime Edition orange package, and the Shelby GT500.

Ford Reminds Us of the Great Motivational Force That Was Carroll Shelby


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We’re counting down the months to the launch of the new Ford Mustang, an all-new model that promises to have global appeal yet still retain the very essence of what made people like and buy the cars in the first place.

Part of that essence is down to Carroll Shelby’s contribution to Ford and the subsequent creation of many hot Mustangs, and now the company has put out a video to honor his name yet again.

Ford Designs Special Mustang Shelby GT500 for Need for Speed Movie


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One of the lesser-known facts about DreamWorks Studios’ upcoming cinematic version of the "Need for Speed" racing game series is that the Ford Motor Company will have an important role in the movie with its current generation Mustang series and to a smaller degree, the F-450 pickup truck.

Mind you, the Mustang hero-car featured in the film is not your run-of-the mill pony car, but a Ford-designed special model. Today, the Blue Oval released the first picture of the movie car that will be driven in the film by the protagonist and ‘Breaking Bad’ star, Aaron Paul.

Yep, That Looks Broken: Shelby GT500 Obliterates a Dyno in Canada


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If for any reason you find some twisted kind of joy in watching sports cars overpowering dynometers with catastrophic results, then by all means, you should take a look at the following video footage.

YouTube author Yan Yaya tells us that this incident was filmed at the Expo Performance 24 in Sherbrooke, a city in southern Quebec, Canada.

Shelby Rolls Out Wide Body Kit for 2005-2009 Mustang Starting from $3,399


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Adding to the many, many choices that owners of the fifth generation Ford Mustang have to improve and/or individualize the looks of their cars, Shelby Performance Parts (SPP) of Shelby American, is now offering its wide body kit for the 2005-2009 Ford Mustang and Shelby Mustang models. Customers can buy the kit and have it installed by a local shop of their choice.

Shelby Supercharges Ford F-150 SVT Raptor to a Mighty 575-Horses


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What do you think is missing from a 411hp sport truck like the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor? Why, more horses and stickers, of course. Welcome to Shelby's interpretation of the Raptor that was introduced today at the New York Auto Show and which will set you back $17,995 (€14,000) for the special items alone, excluding the price for the truck itself that currently stands at $43,630 (€34,000).

New Shelby Mustang 1000 S/C Gets a Bugatti-Rivaling 1,200HP for NY Auto Show


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As if the 2013 Shelby GT500, with its 662 hp, was not quick enough, Ford and partner Shelby deemed it necessary to add an even more powerful variant to their high performance range.

In 2012, Shelby debuted the GT500-based 1000 at the New York Auto Show, and this year's edition of the event has been chosen as the venue for the unveiling of an even madder 1000 S/C with a mind-boggling 1,200 hp.

Shelby Juices Up 2013 Ford Focus ST's Looks and Dynamics for the Price of a New Fiesta


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The new Focus ST is the newest Ford vehicle to be added to the range of Shelby American. Revealed today at the Detroit Auto Show, the Shelby package for the Focus ST will be limited to 500 models year, each priced at a hefty $14,995, not including the car itself that starts from $23,700. That brings the total to 38,695, which is a whole lot of money, especially since it doesn't include any engine modifications.