It would be a dream come true to own a flaming red Ferrari, but sometimes it’s best not draw attention (jealousy, ire, the eyes of law enforcement) to your vehicle. Those who want the power and speed without the notoriety can look to “sleepers”, cars almost intentionally built to escape notice while still secretly packing heaping loads of power and punch — and chips on their shoulders.
Don't Judge a Beast by its Cover
Charmed by the snake
A perfect homage to the spirit of Ford’s and Shelby’s original GT 500, the 2014 model takes “steroidal” to a whole new level. Starting at only $54,800, this savage serpent uses all 662 of its horses to hit 202 miles per hour at full speed, though you need only start the engine once to believe it’s capable of extreme and endless thrills. It’s capable of eating pavement for breakfast, lunch and dinner but also perfectly happy cruising around town; just be prepared for rubberneckers.
An icon returns
In 1962, the iconic Shelby Cobra took hold of motorheads’ hearts the world over and 50 years later, the icon has never released its relentless grip. In celebration, Shelby celebrates the anniversary with a new run of 50 Cobras. The new Shelby Cobra CSX8000 ($69,995-$134,995) model will be outfitted with new upgrades including disc brakes,…
[from Autoblog] This morning, Ford announced that the mighty King of the Road Shelby GT500KR will be making a return in the spring of 2008 — just in time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original. Only 1,000 of these special Mustangs will be built, and they will definitely be the fastest ones yet!…