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17 Dollars a Day and 17 Cents a Mile: The Story of the Shelby GT350-H and GT-H

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In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll look back at the 40 year history of the Shelby GT350H and GT-H. When the Shelby GT350 burst on the scene in the mid-1960s, it was the hottest pony car you could buy. So what better way to get the GT350 in the hands of enthusiasts and prospective buyers than to offer it for rent? Thus, the GT350-H was born. For 17 dollars a day and 17 cents a mile, you could rent one of the hottest cars around. Let’s take a look at what makes the Shelby GT350-H and its sucessors some of the most highly sought after muscle cars ever created. Read the rest of this entry

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2017 North American International Auto Show

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The 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is the first major auto show of the new year. The Motor City hosts one of the best shows for muscle car lovers and this year’s event was no exception. The Big Three were well represented and there were a few surprises that caught our attention as well. The temperature outside may have been in the teens but our enthusiasm heated up once we got inside Cobo Hall. There was so much to see and experience during the two-day media preview. Here are some of the great muscle cars we got to see at this year’s show. Read the rest of this entry

2016 Shelby GT350 North American Track Tour

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Ford recently invited us to participate in the 2016 Shelby GT350 North American Track Tour. The tour allowed us to get up close and personal with the new GT350 and then take the car for a few laps around the track to see what this beast is capable of doing. Our Thursday morning started early at 8:00 a.m. at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. After getting registered for the event, visiting with a few fellow journalists, and woofing down some blueberry muffins and coffee, we were ready to start the day with a brief orientation about today’s activities. Read the rest of this entry

Tommy’s Car Blog Visits The 2016 North American International Auto Show

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TCB was on hand last week at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Fresh muscle, vintage horsepower, and new concepts were major attractions at this year’s show. The Big Three brought out many of their newest autos and new manufacturers were there to show off their latest concepts. This definitely was one of the best auto shows we’ve ever attended in Detroit. Read the rest of this entry

Tommy’s Car Blog Visits Shelby American

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During a recent trip to Las Vegas, we paid a visit to Shelby American. They recently moved into a central location on the south end of the strip and once we heard about the free factory tour, we knew we had to go and check it out. Read the rest of this entry