The Renovo Coupe Is An Electric Shelby With 1,000 LB-FT Of Torque

Every year, some company with more ambition than experience puts out a press release and a rendering and a litany of promises about revolutionary, all-electric performance. Then silence. It's the cult of ego and vaporware. Renovo is not a member, and it's out to prove it with an electric Shelby Daytona with 1,000… » 8/15/14 9:40am 8/15/14 9:40am

The 2013 Shelby Raptor is ridiculous, wonderful

What do you do with a truck that comes equipped with seventeen Shelby logos? A truck that has 4 LED light bars, three feet of suspension travel, a Whipple twin-screw supercharger that, when mounted to the Ford Raptor's 6.2-liter V8, churns out 575 horsepower and a whine reminiscent of a Klaxon on an exploding… » 7/31/13 1:04pm 7/31/13 1:04pm

Hauling Ass- A 500 Horsepower 1963 Ford Falcon Sedan Delivery Van

Imagine it is 1967 at the Shelby factory in Venice, CA. Mr. Shelby notices that his cowboy hat is dirty and the stockroom is out of modified lower control arms. Now you need to get new LCAs at the supplier in Whittier and pick up a new 10-gallon hat downtown in the next 45 minutes. What do you drive? » 7/10/13 1:05pm 7/10/13 1:05pm

This $1.3 Million 1967 Shelby Is The Most Expensive Mustang Ever Sold

For reasons I cannot understand, someone this weekend paid a whopping $1.1 million for the "Eleanor" Ford Mustang from Nicolas Cage's Gone In 60 Seconds. It's not that I don't like that movie, I just think the kit is a bit overcooked and overrated. However, someone else paid $1.3 million for a far more tasteful 'Stang. » 5/20/13 3:03pm 5/20/13 3:03pm

Shelby Ford Focus ST: Where Is The Tire-Murdering Horsepower?

The Detroit Auto Show is always a lot of fun, but in this era of spy photos and leaks, there aren't many real surprises. One huge exception we encountered here was this, the Shelby Ford Focus ST covered in a bright orange tarp just outside the media center. For days we've been wondering what kind of magical mysteries… » 1/15/13 12:39pm 1/15/13 12:39pm

Is Shelby Really This Awful To Its Dealers?

Stephen Becker, owner of Planet Cobra, an authorized reseller of those "new" Shelby Cobras old rich accountants love is alleging Shelby American engaged in numerous unscrupulous and underhanded practices with its dealer network in a lawsuit obtained by Jalopnik. The lawsuit also reveals just how much dealers pay for… » 1/03/13 1:20pm 1/03/13 1:20pm

Carroll Shelby Once Threatened His Drivers With A Hammer In The Middle…

It was the 1966 Sebring 12 Hours. Ford GT40 drivers Ken Miles and Dan Gurney were dicing for the lead, coming dangerously close to knocking each other out of the race. Team boss Carroll Shelby tried to send the message to the drivers to stop racing each other, but neither would listen, so Shelby decided to intervene.… » 10/24/12 12:40pm 10/24/12 12:40pm