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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  • 70 vintage pedal cars lead to record sale of automobilia ... - Gizmag
    ... this half-scale Shelby Super Snake Cobra go-kart - just like Carroll Shelby's personal 800 hp Cobra 427 ... to the Auto Racing Hall of Fame in ...
    01/30/2015 - 10:45 am | View Link
  • Beyond Limits: Reflecting on one of automotive history’s greats - San Diego Downtown News
    ... month of international automotive innovator Carroll Shelby rekindled ... AC Bristol and called it a Cobra. ... in his induction into its Hall ...
    01/30/2015 - 5:25 am | View Link
  • Barn-find collection heads to auction at Retromobile - FOXSports.com
    ... to Carroll Shelby will showcase a Le Mans-winning Ford GT40, a Shelby Cobra 427, and a Shelby Cobra 289 ... Leslie Keno of Antiques Roadshow ...
    01/29/2015 - 5:10 am | View Link
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  • 70 vintage pedal cars lead to record sale of automobilia collectibles
    The Pratte Collection auctioned last week , is best known for containing Carroll Shelby’s 800 hp Super Snake Cobra, the 1954 Pontiac Bonneville Concept car and the GM Futurliner, but it also contained one of the largest collection of childrens' cars ever assembled. More than 70 went to auction and they'll make you drool... Continue Reading 70 vintage pedal cars lead to record sale of automobilia ...
    01/30/2015 - 12:03 pm | View Link
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  • Carroll Shelby left a legacy far beyond Dallas
    ... 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 - 3:32 pm | View Link
  • Legendary race driver and Shelby Cobra sports car designer Carroll Shelby dies at age 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 ...
    05/14/2012 - 6:59 am | View Link
  • Carroll Shelby dead at 89: Was legendary racer and designer of Shelby Cobra and the Mustang Shelby GT500
    Inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 1992, Shelby worked in recent years as a technical adviser on the Ford GT project and designed the Shelby Series 1 two-seat muscle car, a 21st century clone of his 1965 Cobra. His 2013 Shelby GT500 has the most ...
    05/12/2012 - 10:32 am | View Link
  • Legendary car designer and racer Carroll Shelby dies aged 89 after FIVE DECADES at the top of motorsport
    His fabled Shelby Cobra sports car became an automotive and cultural icon ... The 1992 inductee into the Automobile Hall of Fame had homes in Los Angeles and his native east Texas. The one-time chicken farmer had more than a half-dozen successful careers ...
    05/11/2012 - 5:34 pm | View Link
  • Legendary Carroll Shelby dies at 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.
    05/11/2012 - 3:39 pm | View Link
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