1968 Shelby Mustang GT500KR Road Test: The King Of The Road Earns Its…

Watch as Car and Track host Bud Lindemann heaps praise on a (then) brand new 1968 Shelby Mustang 500KR after giving it a "thorough wring out" on television's first syndicated car show. » 5/13/12 9:00am 5/13/12 9:00am

Why Did The World's Biggest Car Auction Raise Money For This Birther…

Another day. Another Barrett-Jackson controversy involving a president. This weekend the famous classic car auction helped raise $950,000 for a Marine veteran's project for wounded warriors. The only problem? The money isn't going to the highly-regarded charity, the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). » 4/09/12 11:15am 4/09/12 11:15am

Make It Stop: NBC Orders Up Four More Knight Rider Scripts

At this point, we're wondering if NBC is captained by a board of masochists, as news comes down the pipe they've ordered up four more Knight Rider » 10/16/08 1:40pm 10/16/08 1:40pm scripts from the show's writers. Mind you, they're just scripts, not necessarily full episodes...yet. If you've watched the show religiously, you're a sturdier breed of…

Carroll Shelby, SAAC Settle Legal Battle

The legal wrangling between Carroll Shelby and Shelby American Auto Club (SAAC), the car club that celebrates his vehicles, has ended according to a release from SAAC. The troubles started when Shelby complained that SAAC had not been providing him with required financial statements and had been using his name and… » 8/11/08 10:00am 8/11/08 10:00am

Hertz To Auction 25 Shelby Mustang GT-H Convertibles At Monterey Kruse …

Only 500 2007 Shelby GT-H Convertibles were made for Hertz's Rent-a-Racer fleet, but if you want one, 25 of them will be for sale at next week's Kruse auction in Monterey. True, you could probably build your own by bolting on a few parts to a standard GT Mustang Convertible, but if you're convinced a GT-H driven some… » 8/08/08 10:30am 8/08/08 10:30am

First Pictures Of Turbo-Boosted Super Pursuit KITT At Comic…

Those on the fence about the new Knight Rider television show need look no further than these shots of the newly upgraded KITT from Popular Mechanics shot at Comic-Con 2008. At a panel discussion in front of Knight Rider fanboys-girls they showed video of KITT employing Turbo Boost (before a very long press conference » 7/25/08 5:51pm 7/25/08 5:51pm

2008 Shelby GT500KR Hits The Dyno, Gets 50 More Horses Than Ford Claims

The ponycar fanboys at 5.0 Mustangs and Super Fords took a Shelby GT500KR press car, strapped it down on a Dynapack chassis dyno, hit the gas and recorded a monster 509 HP and 467.7 lb-ft of torque. When you factor in driveline losses, that means the King of the Road is putting out 590 HP and 550 lb-ft. That's… » 7/16/08 2:20pm 7/16/08 2:20pm