Estate Sale Shelby: 1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible

Upon first glance, this estate sale appears to be furniture. In fact, I scrolled through quite a bit of furniture before I found what I was told could be found in the listing: an unrestored original… more»

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Almost There: 1984 Dodge Shelby Charger

Carrol Shelby was a legend in the automotive world.  Formerly a very good sports car racer, Shelby gave up racing for health reasons and found himself modifying automobiles.  Starting with the legendary Shelby Cobras, he branched… more»

One Of 750: 1987 Shelby CSX

In addition to looking worn out and battered, this 1987 Dodge CSX Shelby edition is missing its original turbocharged powerplant and doesn’t currently run. It’s hard to imagine a car emblazoned with the name Shelby could… more»

Former Hertz Car: 1968 Shelby Cobra GT350H

Back in 1968, the Shebly Cobra GT350 was the dream car for many weekend race car drivers, but with starting prices just over $4k net everyone could afford one. That’s where Hertz came into the picture…. more»

Saved from Scrapper: 1987 Shelby Lancer

Over the years, there have been any number of tales about enthusiasts rescuing rare cars from the merciless hands of the local scrap yard. How many of them are true is anybody’s guess, but it sure… more»

1987 Shelby GLHS Survivor: Black Beauty!

Having owned a regular, non-turbo Shelby Charger at one point and enjoying it a great deal, I vividly recall the first time I saw a GLHS and was blown away by it. If you share those… more»

Owner Went West: Dodge Daytona Shelby Turbo Z

This rare Dodge Daytona Shelby Turbo Z popped up in a New Hampshire barn, where it’s been stashed since the owner left for the West Coast in 2003 – and never returned. Fortunately, it looks like… more»

Trade for Cabin: 1987 Shelby Charger GLH-S

While the roster of Shelby-branded vehicles sold by Chrysler Corp. in the 80s ran quite deep, there were a few models that were a touch more special than the others. Of course, I’m talking about the… more»

The Tale Of The Lost Daytona Coupe

I was recently digging through old forum posts on various websites when I came across a photo of what was clearly a barn find Shelby Daytona Coupe. There wasn’t any information about it or a link,… more»

1986 Revisited – Part 2: Deals on Wheels

Here’s another installment from the recently-found 1986 “Deals on Wheels” magazine. This one is the color edition with a few exotics and some up and down values. The first car is a 1969 Jaguar XKE 2+2…. more»

1986 Revisited – Part 1: Deals on Wheels

This is a different one, but it may be fun, and very, very painful. In going through a couple of boxes of old magazines recently I ran across an August 1986 edition of “Deals on Wheels”,… more»

Shelby Fresh Outta The Barn!

If I told you I had found a dusty, forgotten Shelby in a barn, your heart might start beating a bit faster. A genuine Cobra? A Mustang wearing the iconic stripes down the hood? What, pray tell, could… more»

Here’s A Paxton Supercharger For Your Shelby!

We normally stick to complete cars around here, but this Paxton supercharger caught my eye. Any vintage Paxton is special, but this one has a cool story behind it. Supposedly, the seller bought it off a… more»