When you see the 1999 Shelby Series one, the first thing that likely comes to your mind is the video game Gran Turismo 2 back in 1999. This car was one of the stars. We have proven through a video recently how loud the car could get, not to mention it’s the only car ever built by Carroll Shelby from a clean sheet of paper. It was built from the ground up while all other Shelby cars are re-engineered models produced by other manufacturers and modified by Shelby.
YouTube user saabkyle04 and a well-known reviewer of cars on YouTube, with over 1000 car reviews has put the Shelby Series 1 on the spotlight. He takes you through an in-depth review of the Shelby Series 1, the track inspired car, it is powered by an Oldsmobile’s 4.0 litre L47 Aurora V8 DOHC engine developing 320hp and 290lb-ft of torque at 5000rpm. This means that it does a 0-60mph sprint of 4.4 seconds, with a top speed of 170 mph, 15 mph faster than the 427 Shelby Cobra.