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The inside story of Carroll Shelbys last quarter century the man, his cars and secret projects
Shelby, Chrysler and the Dodge Viper story
The intrigue behind reuniting Shelby with Ford
Shelby, Chief Technical Advisor to Project Petunia: The Ford GT40
Codename Daisy, the Shelby Cobra Concept: its creation it and how the author came to own it
The backstory of Project Condor - how Shelbys name finally appeared on the Mustang Shelby GT500
Carroll and GR1, the spiritual successor to the legendary Shelby Daytona
Secret projects: The Shelby GT Mark IV successor to the Ford GT
Shelby American Mustangs: Shelby GT, GTH, GT500KR, Super Snake, Terlingua, 1000 and GT/SC
The authors first-hand account of his 24-year friendship with Carroll Shelby
Revealing the inside story of Carroll Shelbys last quarter century: the legend, the man, and the vehicles he helped develop with the author: Ford GT, Shelby GT500, Shelby Cobra Concept, Shelby GR1, Super Snake, secret projects, and the return of Daisy, the last Shelby Cobra.
Carroll Shelby, legendary driving ace, race team owner, and designer of Shelby Cobra, Daytona, and Mustang GT350 classics is revered by automotive enthusiasts, yet little has been written about the last quarter century of Carroll Shelbys life. During that time Chris Theodore, VP at Chrysler and Ford, developed a close personal friendship with Carroll.
The Last Shelby Cobra chronicles the development of the many vehicles they worked on together (Viper, Ford GT, Shelby Cobra Concept, Shelby GR1, Shelby GT500 and others). It is an insiders story about how Shelby came back to the Ford family, and the intrigue behind the five-year journey to get a Shelby badge on a Ford Production Vehicle. The author provides fresh insight and new stories into Shelbys larger-than-life personality, energy, interests and the many unpublished projects Carroll was involved with, up to his passing. Finally, the book describes their unfinished project, the Super Snake II Cobra, and the serendipitous circumstances that allowed to the author to acquire Daisy, the last Shelby Cobra. To his many fans, Carroll Shelby was truly the most interesting man in the world.
Period Covered: 1956-present
Models Covered: Dodge Viper RT/10, GTS and GTS-R, 1991-2002
Ford GT, 2005-2006
Ford Mustang, 2005-2014
Ford Shelby Mustang GT500, 2007-2013
Shelby Cobra (classic Cobra, Super Snake and Daytona), 1961-1967
Shelby Mustang GT350 and GT500, 1965-1969
Shelby Cobra Concept, 2004
Shelby GR1, 2005
Shelby GT500KR, 2008-2009
Shelby Mustang Super Snake, Terlingua, GT350, 1000, GT/SC, 2007-2016
An insiders story of Carroll Shelbys last 24 years his intriguing return to Ford, the cars and secret projects.
First-hand, previously untold stories of Carroll Shelbys last quarter century, the Legend, his cars and projects.
The book includes many previously unseen photos of Carroll Shelby, along with renderings, CAD drawings and photos of projects worked on together by Shelby and the author.