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Saw a new Shelby on the road-NOT!!!!!

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I was driving my new Stang GT one day when I spot what looked like a new Shelby going into a parking lot, and since there are test cars driving around Los Angeles sometimes, I thought that I would give it a look. After a quick U-turn, I caught up behind him in the parking lot, turned off the radio to listen to the exhaust...wait a minute, single muffler! No throaty rumble.... Oh no!!!!! Another V6 wannabee!!!! I parked along side the chubby middle aged man, and felt like saying what the f#*%!!!! He had the ducktail spoiler, and even had glue on letters saying SHELBY on it!!!! He admired my car, I said thanks, and I played ignorant and said "is that the new Shelby?" "No, it's just a V6" he said, but he liked the look of the new Shelby. Oh well, I thought that the wannabe V6'ers who make their cars look like GT's were bad!!!!!! This reminds me of the craze sweeping middle eastern men here in LA where they would take a Fiero, and put on a Testerossa body kit on it..... Kind of a Fierorrari!!!!!!! Stop the madness!!!:confused:
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Saw the same thing today. Ford dealer in Savannah has a Redfire V6 vert with gold stripes, a fake extra tailpipe, the ground effects, pretty damn sweet looking wheels, etc. Pretty good looking car, actually, to those lacking knowledge. The sticker shows it as "Shelby III package" or something like that, a dealer add-on, tacking on almost $6k to the price. Still a V6, but at the price of a GT.
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