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Jul
18
Shelby GT500 Review

2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 coupe

Test car came equipped with: SVT performance package, SVT Track Package, Electronics Package with navigation system, Recaro-brand seats with leather upholstery. Total MSRP with $795 destination = $65,420.

May
18
Shelby Omni GHS, Carroll Shelby Chili

Carroll Shelby with a GLH-S bearing his name, circa 1986.

When it came to light that Carroll Shelby had passed away last week, it brought to mind the first time I had the pleasure of meeting this chicken farmer turned automotive legend.

May
11
Carroll Shelby Obit

Carroll Shelby, 1923–2012

Whether racing on the circuits of Europe or designing exciting cars for Main Street, USA, Carroll Shelby, who died Thursday at age 89, left an indelible mark on the automotive world.

May
11
2012 Shelby Mustang GT 1000 coupe

2012 Shelby Mustang GT 1000 coupe

Editor’s note: This article from April 2, 2012, is being re-posted in memory of automotive entrepreneur Carroll Shelby, who died at age 89 on May 10, 2012.

May
11
Carroll Shelby with Steve McQueen, Shelby Cobra and Steve McQueen

Carroll Shelby (left) and Steve McQueen discuss the Cobra.

Editor’s note: This article from April 10, 2012, is being re-posted in memory of automotive entrepreneur Carroll Shelby, who died at age 89 on May 10, 2012.

At the New York Auto Show in April 1962, a pearl-yellow sports car was on display. The formula wasn’t particularly new: a British-built roadster with a relatively powerful American-built engine. The shimmering yellow machine was an AC Ace modified to accept the new 260-cubic-inch “small-block” V8 originally designed for the 1962 Ford Fairlane. The Shelby Cobra had arrived.

Aug
31
Toyota Supra 2.0

2021 Toyota Supra 2.0 in Nitro Yellow (a $425 option)

Quick Spin

2021 Toyota Supra 2.0

Class: Premium Sporty/Perfomance Cars

Miles driven: 129

Fuel used: 4.6 gallons

Aug
21
2000 Honda Insight

2000 Honda Insight

Being first to market is no guarantee of success. Social-media platform Myspace arrived on the scene almost a year before Facebook came online, but as of this week, Myspace doesn’t rank among the top 2000 most-popular websites globally; Facebook ranks number 4.

Aug
13
2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, 2019 Mustang Bullitt

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of iconic movie “Bullitt” and its fan-favorite San Francisco car chase, Ford introduced the cool and powerful 2019 Mustang Bullitt.

Camaro ZL1

by Don Sikora

Note: The following story was excerpted from the October 2019 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.

Arguably the most famous Mustang of all is the dark-green 1968 Mustang GT fastback that Steve McQueen’s character Lieutenant Frank Bullitt drove in the 1968 motion picture Bullitt. Ford celebrated that iconic car with special-edition Bullitt Mustangs in 2001 and again in 2008-09. For 2019, Ford has released a third Bullitt Mustang, and like the others, it’s our choice for a future collectible. 

Jul
24
Buying a Car During COVID-19

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Jul
10
Goodguys

1979 Chrysler LeBaron coupe

Among the seemingly countless tragedies and hardships that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought upon the world this year, the upending of the normal American summertime car-show season ranks relatively low on the list. Still, it hurts to have so many car shows, car races, cruise nights, and other automotive gatherings either cancelled outright or postponed.