Shelby Cobra concept
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Detroit, Michigan – At the Detroit auto show, Carroll Shelby unveiled the new Ford Shelby Cobra concept car. The unveiling comes just six months after Shelby and Ford announced a new partnership.

Carroll Shelby
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The Ford Shelby Cobra has a 605 horsepower, 6.4 litre, all aluminum V10 engine with 501 foot-pounds of torque. Without the aid of supercharging or turbocharging, the Cobra will do 0 – 60 in less than four seconds.

“This is an exciting time for Cobra and Ford fans,” said Carroll Shelby. “If we were starting the Cobra today from scratch, this is the way it would look and feel by today’s standards.”

In the 1960s Carroll Shelby and Ford worked together on both racing and production vehicle programs, from the original Ford-powered Shelby Cobra to the Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 racing cars and the Shelby GT350 and GT500 Mustangs.

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