His Childhood Dream Car Was This 1967 Shelby G.T. 500
Horse Trainer: How Shelby acquired some manners in the ’67 G.T. 500.
Near the end of 1966, a significant change took place at Shelby American. In a decided shift away from the antisocial G.T. 350, a road-racing rogue of a car, Shelby smoothed out the rough edges to provide a performance car more acceptable to a wider market -- the G.T. 500. It was like he had traded in his bib overalls for slacks and a sport coat. After all, his audience was maturing and demanding more civility, and the G.T. 500 was a grown-up sports car for smooth touring -- at least by comparison with its predecessor ... read more