Although excellent for showing off to friends and attending track days, it will be tough to live with the 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 on a daily basis because of ride quality and gas costs.
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At the North American International Auto Show, a 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 with a difference is on display.
The all-new Shelby GT350R is as track-ready as they come, with a powerful engine and a lightweight design.
If the GT350 isn't enough to you, perhaps the GT350R will be more up to speed.
Lynn Park might just be the world's greatest authority on the Shelby Cobra, having worked closely with them -- and Carol Shelby himself -- for decades. XCAR met up with Mr Cobra.
The first hot rod version of the already hot new Mustang.
Renovo Motors, a Silicon Valley start-up, takes rolling chassis from Shelby American and fits them with an innovative electric drivetrain, aiming to become a super high-performance electric car.
If you feel that a standard Mustang is somewhat lacking then Shelby is the name to turn to. XCAR took the GT/SC out for a spin in the desert to see if it truly could be the perfect American ride.
This year's Detroit auto show featured two welcome revivals, the new Ford GT and Acura NSX, along with a slew of potent new launches.
The latest supercar to grace the cover of Turn 10's racing sim franchise will be a Ford.