On October 3,2010 with a 30km headwind at Gimli Dragway, Rob McLellan ran a 10.89 at 135 miles per hour in his Dodge Shelby Charger.
Update Oct. 2011: This Shelby Charger has now gone 10.28 @ 138.94mph (1.56 60 foot) (Fastest 8-valve 5 speed 4 cyl turbo Dodge on the planet)
Update Oct. 2011: This Car has now gone 10.04 @ 143.28 mph see video http://youtu.be/wambNdfnu5M
Shelby Dodge Tribute
This is a short video dedicated to the forgotten Shelby cars and their turbocharged Mopar siblings.
The photos were taken by me at the annual SDAC convention, that was held in
Chicagoland this year.
For more information on these 80's pocket rockets head over to www.turbo-mopar.com
Note: The beginning dialogue is Shelby talking about a Supercharged
Charger; I couldn't seem to find some useable audio that pertained to the
use of the turbochargers in the numbered
cars that followed... But it still has its merits.
Thanks for watching!
Worlds Fastest Turbo Dodge Shelby Charger 8v 4cyl Omni
On September 30,2012 at Interlake Dragway in Gimli, Rob McLellan ran a
10.04 at 143.28 miles per hour in his Dodge Shelby Charger making it
Fastest 8-valve 5 speed 4 cyl turbo
Dodge on the planet. This car is still running the none common block 2.2
with stock ported Exhaust manifold and
no NOS. Stock 568 trans. with quaife and stock axles.
FWD Performance Drag Car
My poor attempts to combine in car and out of car video for a front wheel
drive Shelby Charger going 8.13 at 180 MPH in the qtr. mile.
Classics Revealed: The Shelby Cobra
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The Shelby Cobra is perhaps the World's most
iconic and thus copied car. Less than 1000 original Ford AC Cobras were
built by Carroll Shelby. Tens of Thousands of copies of the original 289
and 427 AC Cobras exist with most of them being "kit cars" copies. In this
exclusive TFLcar video we visit Superformace in Southern California to
learn why the Shelby Cobra is such an iconic race car and automobile.
Superformance along with Carroll Shelby's own Shelby Automobiles, Inc build
what many call "Continuation Cars". These are brand new Shelby Cobra
roadsters and coupes that have official Shebly CSX serial numbers. They are
of course not the original series of Shelby Cobra cars which now demand
hundreds of thousands of dollars by collectors when they do come up for
sale , but they are also not copies. They are simply new Shelby Cobras
built as a continuation of the original series of cars. In other words,
these are new Shelby Cobras. If you are a fan of Carroll Shelby and his
cars you'll like this video as we get deep into the history of what many
believe is America's most beautiful and iconic race car.
FWD Performance Sponsored Drag Car - Stephane Beauregard
In car video of the 8.13 @ 180 mph pass during the SDAC /SRT4 Nationals
event at Heartland Park. Car gets a "little" squirrely near the end of the
pass. Having just finished the NHRA event in Las Vegas we trucked to Kansas
for this event before heading back to Houston. FWD Performance in Houston
served as home base for all the wrenching and tuning for a large part of
that season. And the Intercooler water was anti-freeze
leaking from the number 4 cylinder. If you look at the EGT gauges, you can
see the problem developing.
The 1986/1987 Shelby GLHS vehicles
Kazzer introduces the long overlooked low budget performance sports cars
from Caroll Shelbys Chrysler turbo days,
the 1986 Shelby GLHS (sedan) and the 1987 Shelby GLHS (coupe)
These weren't just Shelby stickered up Chryslers, the GLHS series of cars
were taken to Shelbys Whittier CA skunkworks facility where the performance
was bumped up all around and limited editions were made..
1986 GLHS's = 500 total
1987 GLHS's - 1,000 total