Tag Archives: Shelby

2009 Shelby GT500 Super Snake Prudhomme Edition

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This isn’t something you see very often. An extremely rare Shelby GT500 Super Snake Prudhomme Edition will cross the auction block at the upcoming Mecum 2017 Las Vegas auction. Read the rest of this entry

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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

Muscle Cars at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show

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TCB was on hand during media days at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. With several new and upcoming cars on display, we knew this would be a great show. Needless to say, this year’s show definitely didn’t disappoint. In addition to seeing all the latest and greatest muscle cars, we also got to see a few blasts from the past. Read the rest of this entry

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

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Destroys The Nurburgring

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Chevrolet announced today that the 2017 Camaro ZL1 lapped Germany’s grueling Nürburgring Nordschleife road course in 7:29.60.

Chevrolet announced today that the 2017 Camaro ZL1 lapped Germany’s grueling Nürburgring Nordschleife road course in 7:29.60.

The new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 recently tested at Germany’s fabled Nurburgring track. Chevrolet’s sixth generation ZL1 boasted an impressive 7:29.60 time. That’s over two seconds faster than the Shelby GT350R and the Porsche 911 Turbo S! Even more surprising, this record is 11.67 seconds quicker than the previous generation Camaro ZL1. 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

“Ole Yeller” Shelby GT350 Up For Auction

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Ford has created yet another aviation-themed Mustang that will be up for auction to benefit Experimental Aircraft Association youth programs, including the Young Eagles. This one of a kind Shelby GT350 is the ninth example Ford has commissioned and will be up for grabs on July 28th. Read the rest of this entry