The story goes like this: One day in 1966 Bill Cosby bumped into Carroll Shelby at a department store. Cosby was in the series I Spy. Shelby liked the show and Cosby. Shelby chewed Cosby out for driving foreign exotic cars and prohibited Cosby from driving another foreign car. Cosby’s reply was that he had
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The two seater British hand built, AC Cobra Roadster had original been powered by an out of date BMW pre-WWII designed straight six engine. Caroll Shelby was pleased with the outcome when he had a Chrysler 331 cu in V8 power plant into the Roadster. This first prototype was easily converted and with the engine and
We’re looking at a 1965 Shelby AC Cobra with a 427 engine. This is not a kit car, this is the REAL DEAL. This is Carroll Shelby car is a CSX 4000 Series. To make this car even more over the top it has ONLY 6.1 miles on it at the time of this video!
If you’re into cars, you’d love seeing a muscle car on the road. Classic-looking, they were built for anything but nimbleness as they were all rather big and heavy. However, they came with attitude, were definitely powerful and reflected all that was to love about the American auto industry between the years of 1960’s to
Who holds the record for top speed in a vintage Ford Mustang? If you guessed Carroll Shelby, you’d be close. The racing legend once hit 170 miles per hour in the 1967 GT500 Super Snake. Or you might think it was Mario Andretti, who stuffed a racing engine inside a Mustang and cracked 174 on
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