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  1. Watch: The GT500 Laps Laguna Seca

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    On-board videos of hot laps are a mixed bag, but sometimes the combination of car and track is just right. If you’ve been waiting to see the GT500 in action, we suspect this one will feel just right. Filmed by YouTube’s Speed Phenom, the video sees the Shelby at one of America’s great tracks...
  2. Mach 1 Returns with 480 HP, 6-Speed Manual, and Shelby Parts

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    What is, according to Ford, the most track-capable 5.0-liter Mustang ever produced has now arrived. The Mach 1 brings the nameplate that started in 1969 back with 480 hp at 7,000 RPM and 420 lb-ft of torque at 4,600 RPM. The power comes thanks to a handful of revised Shebly GT350 components...
  3. The 2021 Mach 1 Will Be Most Track-Capable 5.0-liter Mustang Ever

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    As we first reported in April, Ford is planing to bring another special edition Mustang into the fold . Another historically charged name, it will be called the Mach 1. Now, the Director of Ford Icons, Dave Pericak, says that the Mach 1 will be the top-performing 5.0-liter Mustang. "Mach 1...
  4. Watch: A GT350 Lapping Virginia International Raceway

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    Track days are unfortunately few and far between these days, but fortunately Ford has furnished us with a cockpit video of the GT350 lapping VIR. With all the talk about the GT500, is easy to forget how lovely the GT350 was. Making a healthy 526 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque, the car is a track...
  5. Watch: Ford Designer Talks About Drawing the Sketch that Became the GT500

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    Even if you didn’t know how much horsepower the GT500 made, you’d know it made a lot. And that was the point of the original sketch that Ford Exterior Designer Chris Stevens drew six years ago when the GT500 project was just kicking off. Speaking to Motor1 in an interview, Stevens said that...
  6. Watch: Hoovies Garage Buys Cheapest GT350 in America

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NLylqnR4mU It's not his usual level of Hooptie, another broken four-figure high-power BMW or Mercedes, or an even more broken Rolls-Royce, but YouTuber Tyler Hoover of Hoovies Garage has just picked up a Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, one he says is the cheapest in...
  7. First-Ever Competition Shelby Mustang Headed to Auction

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    It's the first-ever competition Shelby Mustang. The GT350R Competition model known as the Flying Mustang thanks to an iconic photo of Ken Miles behind the wheel of the car driving it to victory at its first race in 1965 with all four wheels in the air. The car, badged as 5R002 was used by...
  8. Shelby Says it Sells More Trucks than Cars

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    Shelby American might be best known for its cars, but it turns out that the go-fast company is actually, like much of the rest of the market, building more fast trucks than fast cars. Company spokesman Jonathan Marsh told Autoblog about the figures. Though while the company doesn't release...
  9. Read This: The Restoration of Shelby's "Little Red"

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    Last week, we reported that Craig Jackson--of Barrett-Jackson fame--bought the very first 2020 GT500 and painted it to match 1968 GT500 prototype. We also mentioned that Jackson would be buying another 2020 and painting it to match "Little Red." That 1967 prototype's restoration is now done and...
  10. Watch: A Modified 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 Runs 9s

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    Stock, Ford's 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 will run the 1/4 mile in the 10-second range. But we all know that stock is never fast enough. So now here's a tuned one that has broken the 10-second barrier. Evolution Performance has modified the supercharged 5.2L V8 to make 945 hp to the rear wheels...
  11. Watch the GT500 Go Toe-to-Toe with a 911 GT3 RS

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    When the GT350 came out, the world loved it. Esoteric, old-timey words like flat, plane, and crank came back into vogue and the howling sound of a high-revving V8 reminded us that the Shelby name stands for track dominance. History had repeated itself (sort of) and if it was to repeat itself...
  12. Not that Green Hornet: GT500 VIN 001’s Paint is Inspired by Shelby Prototype

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    Late last year, Ford auctioned off the very first new GT500 for charity. With the sale went a choice of colors and the owner chose a good’un. Inspired by the first GT500 prototype, nicknamed the Green Hornet, the one-of-a-kind green was created by BASF and Penske, who added a Candy Apple Green...
  13. Ford Gives Mustang Shelby GT350 Some Old-School Stripes and Paint

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    Never one to miss out on a good special edition, Ford has just revealed a new Heritage Edition Package for the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT350R. While Heritage Edition on Ford's GT has usually meant the orange and blue of Gulf Oil, for the Mustang this is strictly Shelby heritage. The...
  14. Ford Offering Driving School to New GT500 Owners

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    Ford is planning on giving buyers of the all-new Mustang Shelby GT500 the skills to manage the car's massive performance though a Track Attack driving experience free to all owners. The GT500 boasts 760 hp from its supercharged V8, along with launch control, a limited-slip rear diff, and a...
  15. Watch: This is How Much the New Mustang Shelby GT500 Tips the Scales

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbm6Aj6izmw It's been a year since Ford revealed the new Mustang Shelby GT500, and so we know how much power it makes, how quickly it accelerates, and we've even driven it. Heck, they're even on sale to the public. But Ford's been keeping one of the most...
  16. Watch: Spend an Hour and a Half with Carroll Shelby

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    To those of us who grew up watching car shows on Saturday morning instead of cartoons, Dennis Gage’s glorious moustache is a promise of insight and historical excellence. It’s hardly surprising then that this nearly 100 minute, unedited interview with Carroll Shelby should come from his show, My...
  17. Shelby Brings Back Dragon Snake with 800+ HP Concept

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    Shelby American has waved its wand over Ford’s best-known pair of vehicles to pump them up to insane levels at SEMA.  The concepts aren’t production vehicles yet, but Shelby is gauging audience feedback to see if it should build the GT500 Dragon Snake and the Super Snake Sport F-150. “These...
  18. 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 First Drive – Approachable Power

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    Cinched into a five-point racing harness, with a head-and-neck support device attached to my helmet, I felt a bit of nerves as I awaited my turn to pilot the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 at full-tilt-boogie around a road course at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Without the benefit (or restriction...
  19. A Completely Stock GT500 Has Run the Quarter-Mile in 10.7 Seconds

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    The reviews of Ford’s most powerful Mustang ever are finally coming out and that means we’re finally getting some instrumented test results. Namely 0-60 times and quarter-mile times. On the sticky prepared surface of a drag strip, the GT500 hits 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds and will run the...
  20. Watch: Jay Leno Talks to Matt Damon About Ford vs. Ferrari

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    As Ford vs. Ferrari approaches, the press tour begins. Naturally, Matt Damon took a 289 Cobra to visit Jay Leno and talk about the movie and reveal a few details. As someone who knew Carroll Shelby, Leno is especially well placed to judge Damon's portrayal of the story's central character. And...
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