Carrol Shelby was a legendary automotive designer, racer and businessman who left a permanent mark on the American automaking. His legacy is being carried on by the Shelby American which produces the iconic continuation models and works closely with the Ford motor company on delivering immensely overpowered versions of their cars. In this episode of #AutomotiveTerritoryDailyNews, we will try to find out whether performance is still Shelby’s business, by exploring the modern lineup of the company!
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#1 2020 Shelby SUPER SNAKE SPORT F-150: shelby.com/Vehicles/F-150-Super-Snake-Sport
If a tuner deals with American car models, sooner or later it will end up tinkering with the best selling Ford F-150. This is what happened with Shelby’s Super Snake F-150 Research and Development exercise that eventually grew into a fully-fledged production model.
#2 2020 Mustang Shelby® GT500: ford.com/cars/mustang/models/shelby-gt500/?gnav=header-all-vehicles
2020 Mustang Shelby® GT500 the most advanced production version of the Form Mustang to date. The car gets a monster supercharged 5.2L Predator engine, race-tuned active chassis, and lots of advanced cabin tech.
#3 SHELBY DAYTONA COUPE CSX 9000: shelby.com/Vehicles/Daytona-Coupe-CSX9000
Today the SHELBY DAYTONA COUPE model is reproduced as the continuation under the CSX9000 series and comes in fiberglass and aluminum bodyworks.
#4 2020 Shelby Super Snake & Bold Package: shelby.com/Vehicles/Shelby-Super-Snake
The Super Snake moniker dates back to 1967, when it was introduced for the one of the first generation GT500 fastbacks. Currently, it exists as a separate model in the Shelby American’s lineup, that comes based on the current GT version of the Mustang. In early 2020, the model received an exclusive 1970s-inspired Bold package, that is available in three exclusive exterior color schemes: Twister Orange, Green Lime and Shadow Black, all featuring matching interiors.
#5 2021 Shelby GT40 Cinema Series: shelby.com/Vehicles/GT40-Shelby-Edition
Released as a part of Shelby’s Cinema Series, this Shelby GT40 is a duplicate of the original, Le-Mans winning Ford GT40.
#6 2020 Mustang Shelby GT350: ford.com/cars/mustang/models/shelby-gt350/?gnav=header-all-vehicles + Heritage Edition Package media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2019/12/19/limited-edition-shelby-gt350-heritage-edition-package.html
After the latest 2019 upgrade, the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 has solidified itself as a confident all-rounder that can perform on the track, drag strip and city streets. the 2020 model could be had with a special Heritage Edition Package.
#7 2020 Shelby Dragon Snake Concept: shelby.com/multimedia/Multimedia/Photos/emodule/5911/egallery/1230
The DragonSnake concept is the reincarnation of a drag racing version of the Shelby Cobra built by the company during the 1960s. This time, the car is based on the new GT500, which despite getting numerous upgrades remains street legal.
#8 2021 Shelby Cobra Cinema Series: shelbylegendarycars.com/vehicle/shelby-csx8000-cinema-series / shelby.com/multimedia/Multimedia/Photos/emodule/5911/egallery/1232
The name Cobra is often used to refer to a variety of street legal and competition-only models, that were built by the company in 1960s. In 2000s, the Shelby produced a continuation series of their most iconic 289 and 427 Cobras, and now, following the success of the 2019 Ford vs Ferrari movie, the Cobra is being released once again.
#9 2021 Shelby Mustang Signature Series: shelby.com/Vehicles/2020-Carroll-Shelby-Signature-Mustang
Paying tribute to the company founder, the limited-edition Carroll Shelby Signature Series is based on the latest Ford Mustang GT in either fastback or convertible body. The model gets a number of exterior revisions, a 5-liter V8 paired with a new Whipple supercharger, and a bespoke interior design.