It’s a fitting tribute to the man who epitomised the ‘muscle car’ that the ‘Friends of Carroll Shelby’ should produce an epic, jaw-droppingly grunty Shelby GT500 Cobra in the year of his passing.
Up until now, if you wanted to buy your very own American muscle car here in the UK, then your choices were limited to one of the reputable import agents or handling the direct shipment yourself. Even the Boss 302 Mustang, that we ran on behalf of Ford Europe last year, doesn’t come with a UK price tag.
The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is the world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid and is Volvo Car Corporation’s most technically advanced model ever – an electric car, hybrid car and muscle-car all rolled into one.
I can only assume that I am way outside the target audience for these ads, since at first (and for quite a while) I really didn’t get them. Zubi Advertising – a leading US Hispanic agency were tasked with the brief to convey the power and acceleration of Ford’s new Mustang GT 500 in a series of print ads.
Now this is more like the kind of result we’d like to see from the hit BBC series, The Apprentice, we can just picture Lord Sugar setting the challenge – “your task is to build a muscle car from a Mercedes-Benz B-Class…”
Is it really possible to have ‘too much’ power? Chris Harris ponders the question when he drives the 605bhp Shelby GT500 Super Snake – a car which in the ranks of muscle cars is clearly in the heavyweight bodybuilder category.
It’s looks might not be to everbody’s taste but it’s the real deal when it comes to gasoline-fueled entertainement.
We’ve been out driving a new Shelby GT500 Super Snake, kindly supplied to us by a friend of DR, and we thought we’d share a few sound files to whet your appetite before the article and videos are published next week.
So, what is a GT500 Super Snake I hear you ask?
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