Car and Track was the first syndicated television show involving car tests. Watch as host Bud Lindemann heaps praise on a (then) brand new 1968 Shelby Mustang 500KR after giving it a "thorough ring out".
Someone said they were disappointed the Jalopnik-liveried Forzalopnik GT500KR wasn't a LeMons car. Oh ye of little creativity. Just bang it around some. It'll be worth $500 in no time. We like the New York courses for easy quick scrape-ups.
Ladies and gentlemen, it is my distinct pleasure to introduce the 1968 Ford Shelby Mustang Jalopnik Forza Motorsport 3 GT500KR. Its name is long, its love is strong, and it will rock you allllllll night long.
Shelby's latest lawsuit, involving the supplier of $20,000 GT500KR carbon fiber hoods, makes us wonder if expected legal fees are included in their prices. The original cost of those carbon fiber hoods? $4,000. Now that's one serious up-charge.
One customer found when he hit an animal with his GT500KR how pricey it's snout is: hood $18,400; hood pins $632; front spoiler $3392. Shelby's since offered an interesting explanation — and lowered those prices. Here's what happened.