Carroll Shelby, 89, Of Shelby Cobra Fame, Dead

Decades after a heart condition forced him to retire from racing, Carroll Shelby still loved to drive muscle cars. Well into his 80s, the legendary car designer spent hours testing his last Mustang Shelby GT500, which sets a new record for horsepower and hits a top speed of more than 200 miles per hour.

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    ... of the Shelby Cobra, had me waxing nostalgic for the good old days when gasoline sold for 23 cents a gallon and highway speed limits were set at 70 miles per hour. Shelby was inducted into the International Motor Sports Hall of Fame in 1992. The ...
    05/22/2012 - 2:33 pm | View Link
  • Carroll Shelby dead at 89: Was legendary racer and designer of Shelby Cobra and the Mustang Shelby GT500
    DALLAS -- Decades after a heart condition forced him to retire from racing, Carroll Shelby still loved to drive muscle cars ... automotive consultant and safari tour operator. His fabled Shelby Cobra sports car became an automotive and cultural icon ...
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  • Legendary Shelby Cobra sports car designer, auto racer Carroll Shelby dies in Texas at age 89
    DALLAS - Carroll Shelby, the legendary car designer and champion auto racer who built the fabled Shelby Cobra sports car and injected testosterone ... The 1992 inductee into the Automobile Hall of Fame had homes in Los Angeles and his native east Texas.
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  • Carroll Shelby dies at 89
    The 1992 inductee into the Automobile Hall of Fame had homes in Los Angeles and his native east ... to designing high-powered "muscle cars" that eventually became the Shelby Cobra and the Mustang Shelby GT500. The Cobra, which used Ford engines and a ...
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  • Carroll Shelby, creator of fabled Cobra, has died
    DALLAS (AP) — Carroll Shelby, the legendary car designer and champion auto racer who built the fabled Shelby Cobra sports car and injected testosterone ... The 1992 inductee into the Automobile Hall of Fame had homes in Los Angeles and his native east ...
    05/11/2012 - 12:24 pm | View Link
  • Auto industry legend Carroll Shelby, father of Cobra, dies at 89
    DALLAS — Carroll Shelby, the legendary auto racer and car designer who built the fabled Shelby Cobra sports car and injected testosterone ... The 1992 inductee into the Automobile Hall of Fame had homes in Los Angeles and his native east Texas.
    05/11/2012 - 9:51 am | View Link
  • Timeline: Carroll Shelby’s life, 1923-2012
    ... elected to the Automotive Hall of Fame. December 30, 1992: Shelby helps introduce the Viper GTS concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Viper coupe paid homage to the Shelby Daytona Coupe. 1993: Shelby offers Cobra replica manufacturers the chance ...
    05/11/2012 - 9:23 am | View Link
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