A motorsport legend, Carroll Shelby would have celebrated his 96th birthday this week.

Here’s the great man with his Shelby GR-1 concept car. The fully functional concept car was revealed at the 2005 North American International Auto Show and was fitted with a Ford 6.4-litre all-aluminium V10 engine producing 605bhp and 679 Nm of torque. The GR-1 was capable of 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds and a top speed approaching 190 mph.

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