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FOR SALE: The Legendary 65′ Stirling Moss Shelby GT350 Mustang Race Car

The 65′ Stirling Moss Shelby GT350 Mustang has an interesting story… In the early 1980s, legendary driver Stirling Moss got an itch for vintage racing. He wanted a Shelby Mustang and reached out to his friend Carroll Shelby to help him out. In 1984, Shelby commissioned Cobra Automotive to convert a 1965 production year GT350 Mustang into an “R-code” credentialed racing car. The team at Cobra completely transformed the vehicle to meet the correct R-codes for the GT350 with new engine components and a lighter body. It replaced all glass with plexiglass, removed all seats but the driver’s seat, added a roll bar, installed appropriate racing gauges, and beefed up suspension, the transmission and the cooling system. Included in the car’s extensive documentation is a letter by Shelby’s “favorite race car builder,” Phil Remington, verifying the authentic R-code credentials. After completion of the conversion in 1985 and submission of FIA paperwork, Moss took the car to Australia’s Targa Tasmania for its first race. He won. Moss then went on to compete in every race on the vintage race circuit in that part of the world. He won all of them. Then he took it to England and all over Europe. […]

The Maserati Birdcage Tipo 61 #2459 Returns to American Soil

Houston, TX USA – WEBWIRE – Wednesday, February 19, 2020 The Maserati Birdcage Tipo 61, #2459 – the most documented Maserati Birdcage in history – has returned to the U.S. after an extensive European tour. Auto Collectors Garage, owner of the famed Maserati Birdcage Tipo 61, #2459, announced today that the car has closed out its European tour and returned to its U.S. home in Houston, Texas. The stunning red Maserati Birdcage Tipo 61, #2459 was built for road racing pioneer Briggs Cunningham in 1960. Its storied history includes many successful races and accomplished drivers. One of only 22 Birdcages ever produced, this meticulously restored vehicle is the most documented in history. Among other prestigious stops, the 2019 European tour included showcases at Salon Privé Classic Car Show, one of the longest-running and most established automotive events in the U.K., and the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the “largest motoring garden party in the world,” located just outside London. The vehicle as also been seen at the Kuwait Concours d’Elegance as well as in the United States at Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance in Houston and Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Florida. “We’re so pleased to have this spectacular car back […]

Meet Our 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 # 67400F4A00256

The Revolutionary 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 The groundbreaking 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 was the most powerful Mustang ever built at the time. Its fierce presence and unmatched performance elevated the Mustang from pony car to muscle car. Designer Carroll Shelby famously stated, “This is the first car I’m really proud of.” The stunning new model hit the market with a bang. Check out Car & Driver’s classic review of the 1967 Shelby GT500 in their February 1967 issue. Introducing Our Spectacular Wimbledon White 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 Remember the passion Nicholas Cage felt for “Eleanor,” the 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 fastback in the 2000 movie Gone in 60 Seconds? Remind yourself ! Now you can feel what it’s like to get behind the wheel and own one of these legendary machines yourself. Our exclusive inventory of premium collectibles features one of the most outstanding 1967 Shelby GT500s available anywhere. Preserved for the last 11 years in a private museum, her flawless white finish features trademark blue twin “La Mans” stripes. This little coupe’s breath-taking appearance is matched only by what’s under the hood.    View more photos of this gorgeous car here. This beauty underwent a total disassembly restoration from 2002 […]

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