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  Carroll Shelby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shelby went on to help design some of the most successful and beautiful cars of the era: the GT40, the Mustang-based Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT500, and of course the 427 Shelby Cobra.
Shelby began working with Dodge at the request of Chrysler Corporation chairman, Lee Iacocca, who had previously been responsible for bringing Shelby to the Ford Mustang.
Shelby's Series 1 roadster used Oldsmobile's 4.0 L L47 Aurora V8, but was poorly supported by the ailing GM division.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carroll_Shelby   (714 words)

 Shelby Cobra GT500
Carroll Shelby lends his support to SVT, adapting his earlier role as a senior advisor on the "Dream Team" that was assembled to develop and build the 2005 Ford GT.
The ultimate Shelby Mustang of the era was the GT500KR, or "King of the Road." Powered by a big block 428-cubic inch "Cobra Jet" V-8, the GT500KR was one of the most powerful, and memorable, muscle cars of that period.
Shelby accomplished this on his cars by opening up the grille area and redesigning the lower valance pan to maximize airflow into the radiator.
thehorsepowergarage.com /shelby_cobra_gt500.htm   (6243 words)

 2005 SHELBY COBRA GT500 :: The Automotive Crossroad :: Forums, Videos, Images, Cruises, Models & Event Coverage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Shelby Cobra GT500's design inspired by the 1968 Shelby GT500, and builds on details introduced on the 2003 Mustang GT concept and 2004 Mustang GT-R concept.
The overall shape and form of both openings were designed in deference to the Shelby GT500 circa 1968 – and provide the show car with a face that is strikingly similar to its predecessor.
The Shelby Cobra GT500 houses distinctive foglights in the lower outside corners of the front fascia – long a signature styling cue of Ford SVT vehicles.
www.crossroadonline.com /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=99   (2732 words)

 Ultimatecarpage.com forums - 1970 Shelby GT500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Shelby's fetch quite a bit of money, even in poor condition.
Nor the engine, it's gotta be shelby parts or similar, and that costs more money, which you don't have.
You can take the money you earn from the sale of that car and buy another car, whether it be a similar mustang, or anything else, and spend time with just you and your father fixing it up.
www.ultimatecarpage.com /forum/showthread.php?t=13300&goto=newpost   (1614 words)

 The 1967 GT500 Shelby Mustangs
The GT500 came from the factory with a medium-riser aluminum intake manifold were two Holley 650 cfm carbs setting on top.  The carbs came with progressive linkage with vacuum secondaries.
On top of the carbs was a special finned aluminum oval air cleaner, very similar to the one Shelby American used on the dual quad 427 motors.
The sales of the 1967 Shelby Mustangs were six times more than the 1966 models.
www.carmemories.com /cgi-bin/viewexperience.cgi?experience_id=57   (410 words)

 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 - Ultimatecarpage.com - Images, Specifications and Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Californian racing-legend Caroll Shelby had already had incredible success with Ford's V8 engines in his Cobras when he offered the company to modify their Mustang to beat the then unbeatable Corvettes.
Ford happily accepted and the result was the Shelby Mustang GT350, which used the same engine as found in the Cobra 289.
Where the early Shelby Mustangs were very competition oriented, the 1967 and 1968 cars were more of a combination between performance and luxury.
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 MMA Forums - 2007 Shelby Cobra GT500
Just as the original Shelby GT500 was the "step up" to big-block power from the GT350, the new Ford Shelby Cobra GT500 steps up to Ford's 5.4-liter "MOD" V-8.
Shelby Cobra GT500's LeMans and tri-bar stripes inspired by classic Shelby designs, functional front splitter and air extractors inspired by aerodynamics of the 2005 Ford GT.
New Shelby Cobra GT500 follows legendary Shelby and SVT Mustangs, such as the GT500KR and 2000 SVT Mustang Cobra R. The Ford Special Vehicle Team brought performance back to Mustang in 1993.
www.midwestmustangassociation.com /vb3/showthread.php?t=4312   (5460 words)

 67 Shelby GT500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The car is almost always refered to as "Shelby GT500".
From 67 on, the cars lose the Mustang badge on the grill (replaced by a Cobra badge) and "Cobra" is added to their name.
The car is refered in the literature as the "Shelby Cobra GT 500".
home.halden.net /harlem/shelby/index.php?side=faq   (256 words)

 Car and Driver - After 35 Years, Another Shelby GT500 Is on the Way - May 2005
The historic name Ford Shelby GT500, unused since 1970, was reborn in concept form at the New York auto show.
The concept Shelby GT500 isn't quite production ready, but it signifies what SVT intends to put onto the streets beginning in 2006.
Either way, the Shelby GT500 promises a power-to-weight ratio to rival the Chevrolet Corvette's at a price we expect to start at less than $40,000.
www.caranddriver.com /article.asp?section_id=29&article_id=9409   (280 words)

 Carroll Shelby Teams With Ford to Introduce Ford Shelby GT500 Concept at New York Auto Show
Equipped with a heavy-duty T-56 6-speed manual gearbox to put all of that power to the pavement, and revised shocks, springs and upgraded stabilizer bars front and rear to maximize road-holding and control, the Shelby GT500 Concept combines the performance, handling and on-road excitement of its storied predecessor.
Outfitted in trademark "SVT Red" with dual Le Mans-style white racing stripes running nose to tail, the Shelby GT500 Concept is dominated by an impressive functional hood scoop, front and rear underbody aerodynamic treatments, including a reworked front fascia with functional air splitter and a rear spoiler reminiscent of a classic GT500.
Carroll Shelby International, Inc. is the parent company of Shelby Automobiles and Carroll Shelby Licensing.
www.theautochannel.com /F/news/2005/03/24/020155.html   (708 words)

 Ford Shelby Cobra GT500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The GT500 now comes into full light, punctuated by the classic Le Mans-style white stripes that race along the top of the show car's "SVT Red" paint from nose to tail.
Subsequent Shelby Mustangs included a street version of the race car, the GT-350, and what was known as the "rent-a-racer" Mustang, the GT-350H, a joint project with the Hertz rental car corporation.
The ultimate Shelby Mustang of the era was the GT-500KR, or "King of the Road." Powered by a big block 428-cubic inch "Cobra Jet" V-8, the GT-500 was one of the most powerful, and memorable, muscle cars of that period.
www.americancarfans.com /news.cfm/newsid/2050323.003   (2268 words)

 TreadNews.com - 2007 Shelby GT500 Mustang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Using the Ford GT as a guide, the SVT team has given the GT500 more total horsepower than any factory Mustang in the muscle car's 41-year history.
The dramatic leap in body stiffness achieved by the 2005 Ford Mustang that contributes to the Ford Shelby Cobra GT500 show car's improved driving performance has a parallel benefit in accident avoidance.
With a body structure 31 percent stiffer in torsional rigidity than the previous generation Mustang coupe, the GT500's chassis is better able to respond to driver inputs to help control the vehicle in emergency maneuvers.
www.treadnews.com /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=24   (1752 words)

 Shelby GT500 KR - Shelby History
The greatest success story of the Ford Mustangs was probably the Shelby Mustangs of the late 1960's.
Until 1968, the Shelby Mustang had been a custom built at Carroll Shelby's own facilities in California.
This 1968 1/2 model Shelby was named GT500-KR with the KR indicating that this car was truly the King of the Road.
www.shelbygt500kr.com /history.html   (234 words)

 2006 Ford Shelby GT500:
The GT500, which is essentially the next-generation SVT Cobra in everything but name, promises upward of 450 hp and 450 lb-ft of torque from its supercharged 5.4-liter V8 (a detuned version of the same engine riding midship in the Ford GT supercar).
GT500 is expected to go on sale by summer of 2006.
Uh matt those "viper" stripes were used on Shelby mustangs back in the 60's.
www.dodgeforum.com /m_174878/mpage_1/key_/tm.htm   (976 words)

 StangNet Forums - "eleanor" Shelby Gt500
Officials with the 40th Anniversary Shelby Cobra Tour will give the public an opportunity to experience a Shelby GT500 Mustang replica similar to the one made famous in the recent movie Gone in 60 Seconds by adding the factory-authorized "Eleanor" replica to the traveling show.
The Anniversary Tour celebrates the birth of the legendary Shelby Cobra, which won sports car and racing championships worldwide, by giving individuals the opportunity to personally experience fierce Shelby performance cars.
Carroll Shelby is one of America's greatest racing heroes.
forums.stangnet.com /showthread.php?s=&threadid=250284   (1655 words)

 1967 ford mustang shelby gt500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is a 1967 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500, the same car that was in the movie Gone in 60 Seconds.
Inside Line: Ford says the 2007 Shelby Cobra GT500 Mustang will be the most powerful...
That's a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 KR, or King of the Road.
www.mustang-ii.parts-ford.com /mustangii/1/1967-ford-mustang-shelby-gt500.html   (303 words)

 Carroll Shelby Teams With Ford to Introduce Ford Shelby GT500 Concept at New York Auto Show
"This car will put a new generation of Shelby enthusiasts on the road." Powered by a 5.4-liter, 32-valve Ford V8 equipped with a Roots-type supercharger, the Shelby GT500 Concept delivers more than 450 horsepower and 450 lb ft of torque, making it the most powerful production Mustang ever produced.
About Carroll Shelby International, Inc. Carroll Shelby International, Inc. is the parent company of Shelby Automobiles and Carroll Shelby Licensing.
For additional information about the company or licensing opportunities, call (310) 914-1843, or fax (310) 914-1853 or write to Carroll Shelby Licensing, Inc., 11150 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 1050, Los Angeles, CA 90064 or visit http://www.carrollshelbyinternational.com or http://www.carrollshelby.com.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-24-2005/0003246509&EDATE=   (542 words)

 1969 Shelby GT500 Mustang
This early-built Shelby, #0025, is 1 of 1534 Shelby GT500 Fastbacks produced in 1969.
This is an all numbers matching, 428 Cobra-Jet Engine which boasts almost 400 hp, automatic transmission, finished with the extremely rare and correct Gulfstream Aqua exterior with White interior.
This Shelby has correct factory options, which include: 10-spoke wheels, driving lamps, power steering, power disc brakes, and factory air conditioning.
www.mustangreview.com /1969shelbgt500.htm   (195 words)

 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby Gt500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
StangNet.com - 2007 Ford Shelby Cobra GT500 by SVT
Classic and muscle car art and automotive art and prints from the past to the present.
Bold exterior changes give the 2007 Ford Shelby Cobra GT500 a more.....about with the...
www.ford-mustang-guide.com /2007-ford-mustang-shelby-gt500.html   (244 words)

 ZCAR.COM | Car Talk Forum - Eleanor is returning. 06 Shelby GT500
I personally would've liked if they had put the tail lights on from the concept car.
Actually, Shelby is affiliated with a real repro Eleanor...
The mustang in the background is a stock 67-69 Shelby GT-500.
www.zcar.com /forums/read.php?f=4&i=213260&t=213260   (738 words)

 Fordmustang Shelby Gt500 Items   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Shelby Ford 69 1969 1970 GT350 GT500 Mustang GT poster
Jada 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 KR 1:18 Elanor
Shelby GT500 Distributor Ford FE 428, 427 Mustang
www.site-do-amor.com /fordmustangshelbygt500.html   (254 words)

 2006 Shelby Gt500 Mustang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All Ford Mustangs News - 2005 Mustang - Shelby Cobra GT500 Reborn as M
The next generation Ford SVT Mustang Cobra will use the Shelby Cobra...
Hitting the street next.....The GT500 is the most powerful factory Mustang ever.
www.2006home.com /2006/2006-shelby-gt500-mustang.html   (505 words)

 Ford - Shelby Mustang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Shelby Parts and Restoration provides quality parts and restoration services for Shelby Mustang, Shelby,; Cobra, Ford Mustang,; and Boss classic automobiles.
Shelby Studio Rentals Meticulously restored 1966 Shelby Mustang GT 350 available for studio film, video and print photo shoot rental. One of just 1368 high performance Cobra hot rods built in 1966,; this Paxton supercharged, 420 horsepower muscle car is at the head of its class.
Shelby books for sale at Classic Car Books .com - Automotive books & magazines for all makes of vintage and classic american cars, muscle cars and trucks catagorized by make and model for easy shopping.
www.dtford.com /shelbymustang   (1842 words)

 Ford Mustang Shelby Gt500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
SAAC is dedicated to the preservation, care, history and enjoyment of cars from Shelby American, 1961-1970.
This '67 Mustang was modified to become a customized Shelby GT500 for the movie.
  concert punk..appartements.....traitement de la grippe..  ford mustang shelby gt500 all of them within your company.....yet more awful, when son in her...
www.carinsurancetactics.com /resources2/ford-mustang-shelby-gt500.html   (318 words)

 07 Shelby Mustang Gt500 Kr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Since the.....I have a 2003 Cobra with 450rwhp and the 07 Shelby Cobra has 450hp at the crank and.....Replies ] To:...
Gone in Sixty Seconds Shelby Mustang GT500KR (Elanor) die-cast...
as the Bronze Shelby GT 500 KR that is in...
www.ford-mustang-portal.com /07-shelby-mustang-gt500-kr.html   (536 words)

 1968 Shelby Mustang Gt500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Stock.....Revell Monogram 1/25 Metal Body 1967 Shelby GT500 Mustang - RMX 851522..
The 335-hp claimed by Shelby is most.....1968 Shelby Mustang...
The Shelby Mustang Resource Shelby Mustang GT 350 GT350 1965 1966 1967 GT500 GT 500 1968 1969 1970 GT500KR KR King of the Road Cobra...
www.ford-mustang-portal.com /1968-Shelby-Mustang-Gt500.html   (367 words)

 FordForums - $18,000 Shelby GT500. Should I buy it?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I have come across a 67 Shelby Mustang GT500 that is for sale for $18,000.
I have seen the pictures and the owner tells me that there is no rust, no scratches and is in imaculate order.
And before you ask, yes it is a genuine Shelby GT500 with about 99% of the car having oringinal parts.
www.fordforums.com /showthread.php?t=70546   (843 words)

 New York Auto Show: Mustang Shelby Cobra GT500 - Autoblog - www.autoblog.com _
Plus, the older Shelby’s are selling in the six figure range and is expected to double in the next five years.
So, Shelby is the name you will be purchasing and it will be a high price to pay for that name.
In many ways, Carol Shelby lives in every Mustang produced and the new GT 500 is a testimonial to both Mr.
www.autoblog.com /entry/1234000297037364   (4118 words)

 Shelby GT500 - Who's got one? - Shelby Forums
Welcome to ShelbyForums.com, a Shelby automotive forum community where Shelby owners and enthusiasts from around the world come to discuss all issues related to Shelby automobiles!
By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other Shelby fans (PM), respond to polls, upload your own photo gallery and access many other special features.
Mine is an Acapulco 68 GT500 #1883, restored and waiting for some warm weather.
www.shelbyforums.com /forums/showthread.php?t=808   (293 words)

 Shelby Gt500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Read about shelby gt500 in the free online encyclopedia and dictionary.
The Shelby Mustang was a tuner sports car from the 1960s.
It was a series of Ford Mustangs which were specially modified by Carroll Shelby's company and sold as a series.
www.visearch.biz /shelby-gt500.htm   (136 words)

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