Classic Recreations has been making dreams come true, taking old 1967 and 1968 Mustang Fastbacks and turning them into the ultimate resto-mod street machines. Word just got out of their new Viper model, but let’s first oogle their mainstay.
For all you hockey fans watching the NHL playoffs, you may have noticed the sweet red Shelby Mustang gracing the sides of Detroit Red Wings’ goalie, Jimmy Howard’s mask or helmet. It appears to be a 1967 Shelby, done in the “Eleanor” style, which is where he got the idea for the mask.
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SHELBY AMERICAN announced convertible 2012 Shelby GT350’s in Red, White, and Blue. A limited production of 350 will be built. 430 HP normally aspirated, 525 HP supercharged or 624 HP supercharged versions. Starts at $26,995.00 (normally aspirated) and $33,995.00 (supercharged), not including the base car.
The people at Cervini’s have come up with a sweet looking retro tail light conversion kit for late model Mustangs. They are reminiscent of the ones the Cougars had in the 1960’s, which were used by aftermarket Mustang modifiers to look awesome.
Hot off the presses for about $300 is Shelby American’s new precision-machined billet fuel rails for the 2005-2010 Mustang GT 4.6 and the 2007-2012 Ford Shelby GT-500 5.4 engines. They look great and have better flow for those demanding modded motors out there.
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Shelby American announced they will make a 2011 Shelby Super Snake, limited to 1000 cars, with a killer 800-hp. For that many horses, slap yourself, then slap $30 grand on the table along with your formerly beloved 2011 Shelby GT500.
Don’t miss the Shelby – Cobra – Mustang Show in Volo, Illinois today, Saturday, August 7, 2010. Hosted at the Volo Auto Museum, where you can a vast selection of rare and gorgeous Shelbys, Cobras, and other Mustangs to drool near, just don’t drool on the cars.
Amazing Ford & Mustang show in Bourbonnais, IL at Perry Farm on August 1, 2010. Every Mustang generation was wonderfully displayed across the sprawling grounds, complete with music, vendors, prizes, food, and more! I was speechless.