My Dinner With Ford SVT Engineers

I found the Ford SVT engineers to be a great group of guys. They all seem to genuinely love their jobs, and each of them seems to have a real passion for their products. So that's great. Still, it doesn't mean I couldn't annoy them to the verge of tears and with my inane suggestions, which is what I did. Because that's … » 5/22/12 4:00pm 5/22/12 4:00pm

Garage Fresh 1968 Shelby GT500 Proves Ultra Rare Project Cars Are…

Stories of ultra-rare muscle cars sitting in barns are truly the car person's equivalent of "the fish that got away". A few years, a hazy memory or just a desire for a good story have all too often put a Hemi under the hood of a dusty small block Barracuda or turned an average rot box Camaro into a ZL1. » 5/19/12 12:30pm 5/19/12 12:30pm

This Shelby GT500 Crashed So Hard Its Engine Detached And Hit Another…

A 33-year-old Utah woman crashed her 2009 Shelby GT500 with such force last month that the roof disintegrated, the front suspension detached, and the engine flew out of the car. The big V8 was then struck by an Acura causing another accident. Everyone survived. » 5/02/12 4:00pm 5/02/12 4:00pm

2013 Shelby GT500 Pricing Starts At $54,995

Even with its skyrocketing price, the Nissan GT-R is still a value, but it's hard to argue it's cheap power anymore. But the 650 HP 2013 Shelby GT500 — at a starting price of just $54,995 — is astonishingly cheap power. » 3/15/12 10:00am 3/15/12 10:00am

Barack Obama Thinks The Shelby GT500 Is "Sick"

President Barack Obama took time out from watching the Republican field eviscerate each other in Florida to visit the Washington D.C. Auto Show. He sat in roughly six cars, but seemed to focus on the 2013 Shelby GT500, which he apparently called "sick." Right on, Mr. President. » 1/31/12 6:12pm 1/31/12 6:12pm

Chevy's Anti-GT500, Pro-Camaro ZL1 Smack-Talking Powerpoint

The Camaro ZL1 is built to be run hard, no doubt about it. "Track-ready" is the word of the day from the engineering team. (And we're out at Bondurant to prove it., more on that later) But it takes an extra-large bucket of stones to use a competitor's owner's manual against it. » 1/20/12 5:45pm 1/20/12 5:45pm

Like We Said Before, The 2013 Shelby GT500 Convertible Is Not Coming…

Some seem to think because they saw a 2013 Shelby GT500 Convertible running around without camouflage it's suddenly coming to Detroit. It's not. Haven't you people ever heard of post hoc ergo propter hoc? Total fallacy. » 1/06/12 4:30pm 1/06/12 4:30pm

Classic Recreations Cars Returned, Company Back In Business

Oklahoma-based coachbulder Classic Recreations is back in business one month after state law enforcement raided the shop and impounded vehicles. The cars have been returned and company's owner wants to change a vague law he says harms reputable shops. » 8/09/10 7:50pm 8/09/10 7:50pm