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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  • Carroll Shelby, 89, of Shelby Cobra fame, dead
    DALLAS -- 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 ...
    05/13/2012 - 11:02 pm | View Link
  • Legendary car designer and racer Carroll Shelby dies aged 89 after FIVE DECADES at the top of motorsport
    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 - 1:18 pm | View Link
  • Race Car Driver and Designer Carroll Shelby Dies
    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 ...
    05/11/2012 - 9:24 am | View Link
  • Race Car Driver and Designer Carroll Shelby Dies
    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 - 9:24 am | View Link
  • Carroll Shelby, legendary racer and car designer, dies at 89
    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 ...
    05/11/2012 - 8:58 am | View Link
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