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1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra

1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra

The history of Anglo-American hybrid sports cars dates back to the launch of Ford’s original “flathead” V-8 of 1932, which provided an infusion of relatively inexpensive and readily upgraded power to the elegant British sportsters of the era. Famous marques with this configuration being built between the wars included Jensen,…
1967 Fiat-Abarth 1000TC Berlina Corsa

1967 Fiat-Abarth 1000TC Berlina Corsa

The humble Fiat 600D people’s car hardly seems like a racing machine, but in Italy, anything with an engine was a race car, and the light, tunable Fiat made a perfect platform for Abarth’s magic touch.Abarth started building 600D-based performance cars in 1960 with the 850 Turismo Competizione, or TC.…
1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 R

1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 R

The factory competition variant of the iconic Shelby GT350, the GT350 R, was purpose-built for racing, and Shelby American extracted a hefty premium for the ultra-performance it commands. As a result, there were few produced (only 33 according to most sources), and they remain rare today. Chassis 5R538 was built…