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Calypso Coral is one of the rarest and more desirable colors for the classic Boss 302 and 429 Mustangs, so when a pristine example goes up for sale it gets our attention. That’s the case …

The Ford Mustang was originally built as a pony car for the working man – a performance bargain with as much bang for the buck as any other car on the road. That still holds …

One of the three Eleanor “hero” cars from Gone in 60 Seconds will roll across the auction block next month.
Eleven 1967 Mustang fastbacks were converted to Shelby GT500 “Eleanor” lookalikes for the movie, but only …

If you find a Mustang packing Ford’s 428ci Cobra Jet V8, it will likely also come with a Mach 1, Shelby or GT badge. Not so with this rare pony car, a Plain Jane 1969 …

This past week in Monterey there were no less than five car auctions, all with a wide variety of classic and modern collectable cars up for grabs. For those interested in Ford Mustangs, though, Mecum …

Earlier this month we told you about an incredible 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 that would be going up for auction. A completely original and unrestored example, this amazing Boss 429 is a muscle car …

A few months ago we told you about the lowest mileage Mustang Boss 429 on the planet going up for auction. It was an incredible example of the ultimate Mustang muscle car, extensively restored with …

By normal standards this 1969 Shelby GT500 is a rare car. It’s just one of eighteen built in Grabber Yellow, and just one of three with a 3.50 Traction-Lok rear axle. What makes this GT500 truly special, though, is that it was once owned by the late Carroll Shelby. The current owner, who purchased the car from Shelby, has spent the last ten years meticulously restoring the GT500 back to showroom condition but has now decided it’s time to part ways. The car is scheduled to be sold to the …

When it comes to race car drivers Stirling Moss is among the best in history, winning over forty percent of the 500+ events he entered into in his decade and a half career. The legendary Brit won sixteen Formula 1 Grand Prix, finishing second in the drivers’ championship four straight years, but perhaps was most famous for his dominating win at the 1955 Mille Miglia.
So what does Sir Stirling Moss have to do with Mustangs? Well, he once owned and competed with this 1965 Shelby GT350 in various European vintage …

Classic Recreations, a bespoke coachbuilder known for its award-winning Shelby muscle cars, will offer a prototype 1966 Shelby G.T.350CR through Mecum Auctions on Aug. 16, 2013 at 4:05p.m. (lot number F165) during Monterey Car Week. This one-of-a-kind build is the first 1966 G.T.350 continuation car from Classic Recreations, a company already revered for its popular ’67 Shelby G.T.500CR builds. The Shelby-licensee combines classic Shelby styling cues, such as functional brake scoops, riveted quarter window covers, side exhaust and iconic LeMans stripes with modern technology to create a turn-key supercar with …

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