Shelby Mustang Fifty Years by Colin ComerShelby Mustang Fifty Years by Colin Comer

Shelby Mustang Fifty Years

byColin ComerForeword byLee Iaccoca

Hardcover | September 23, 2014

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of America's premier performance car!

From the original Shelby Mustang GT350 to today's 1,000 horsepower GT500, Carroll Shelby, Shelby American, and the Ford Motor Company have defined high-performance with their Shelby Mustangs. Shelby built his Mustangs from 1965 until 1970, at a time when it seemed that the muscle car was a dying breed. Then an odd thing happened: people began to realize the classic nature of the car almost as soon as Shelby stopped building them. After a much-too-long hiatus, in 2006 Carroll Shelby was back with Ford and production of new Shelby Mustangs began for the first time in 36 years. Today, Shelby Mustangs of all eras remain at the top of almost every gearhead's list and with good reason-they are America's premier do-it-all pony car.

Shelby Mustang Fifty Years is a celebration of these magnificent machines and covers every iteration from the raw 1965 GT350s to today's Shelby 1000 monster and the men that made it all happen. Created in cooperation with the Carroll Hall Shelby Trust and officially licensed by Carroll Shelby Licensing, Inc., Shelby Mustang Fifty Years is lavishly illustrated with rare, historic photography and modern color images to chronicle the story of these amazing cars, from the initial collaboration with Ford to today's record-setting high-tech muscle cars.

The foreword and tribute to Carroll Shelby by the "Father of the Mustang" Lee Iacocca rounds out this love note to America's premier performance car. No Mustang fan will want to miss it.

COLIN COMER is a respected authority on collector cars and a noted champion for the cars, people, and history of Shelby American. Comer’s writing is well known from his many years as editor-at-large for Sports Car Market and American Car Collector magazines, an editor for Hagerty magazine, and a contributing editor for Road & Track mag...
Title:Shelby Mustang Fifty YearsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 12.25 × 10.12 × 1.12 inShipping dimensions:12.25 × 10.12 × 1.12 inPublished:September 23, 2014Publisher:MotorbooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760344752

ISBN - 13:9780760344750


Editorial Reviews

"It probably isn't possible to spin the Shelby Mustang yarn again and make it as interesting as Colin Comer has done in this book. Everything about this book screams quality. This is Comer's finest book yet. If you consider yourself a real Shelby person, this book should be on your coffee table. If you're not, it might just make you one." - The Shelby American