World's Only 1967 GT500 Super Snake Could Be Yours... For $3 Million

With all this Barrett-Jackson brouhaha around here, we mustn't forget that there are other places to spend torrents of money on a vintage car. Say, on eBay Motors, where $3,000,000 will buy you the only GT500 Super Snake that Carroll Shelby ever made. You get the 520-horse 427, the rights to the website »1/21/08 1:00pm1/21/08 1:00pm

A Shelby Cobra 427 frame-up, concours quality restoration with a sideoiler 427 engine. 11,000 origin

A Shelby Cobra 427 frame-up, concours quality restoration with a sideoiler 427 engine. 11,000 original miles. Never raced. Has the Sunburst wheels with original Blue Dot tires and a spare set of wheels and tires — and it just sold for $625,000 at the Barrett-Jackson to some guy on the interwebs. No, it wasn't us. »1/19/08 6:51pm1/19/08 6:51pm

Ford GT500KR Goes Into Production, Happy Birthday Carroll

What better way to celebrate the 85th birthday of Carroll Shelby, the man responsible for some of the best American muscle (and the Omni GLH), than with the production of the mean GT500KR? A King of the Road for a King of American Muscle. Works for me. 540 horsepower and 510 ft-lbs of torque for the first 79 years and… »1/11/08 12:00pm1/11/08 12:00pm

Carroll Shelby's Personal GT-500 to Be Auctioned Off

With Shelby-mania still at a fever pitch, we can imagine it's getting harder and harder for the uber-wealthy car collector to show up fellow affluent auto aficionados. Thus, we present Carroll Shelby's own 1969 Shelby GT500 convertible. Mr. Shelby apparently drove it extensively, putting nearly 69,725 miles on the 428… »11/07/07 4:30pm11/07/07 4:30pm

Hoons of Colorado: Super Supra Beats Up On Crazed Cobra

[Update: oops. That's a Cobra, not a GT500] Okay, boys, get that sound turned up. Way up. Why? So you can hear the age-old battle of forced induction. That's right, it's the whine of the supercharger vs. the wail of the turbocharger for hoon supremacy. You'll notice the supercharger gets its groove on first, which… »4/23/07 3:00pm4/23/07 3:00pm

Jalopnik Question of the Day: What Would You Buy for $5.5 Million

At the Barrett-Jackson auction this week, Carroll Shelby's personal Cobra went home with Ron "Futurliner" Pratte, a house builder from Chandler, Arizona who drops multimillions on classic vehicles like they were mid-career Charlie Hough cards on the eBay. He paid $5.5 million for this pedigreed Cobra, which may not… »1/23/07 12:45pm1/23/07 12:45pm

When Totally Frigging Awesome Isn't Enough: Carroll Shelby's Personal 800hp Twin-Supercharged Cobra Goes on the Block

The only thing better than a 1966 427 Shelby Cobra is a 1966 427 Competition Shelby Cobra with not one, but two Paxton superchargers that stump up 800 hp. Shelby built two, and Bill Cosby killed one of them. Now the survivor can be yours. Come middle of January, 2007, for the low, low price of "no reserve," you will… »12/04/06 5:04pm12/04/06 5:04pm