I love cars and old hot rods. If Elaine would let me, I would have 20. I change from week to week on which ones I love the most, but old Mustangs are what I like. I cannot tell you how much I love old Shelbys and Boss Mustangs. Maybe one day I will have some.
Let me tell you about the biggest, badest boy that has ever backed out of a garage. It is the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Super Snake. They are very, very rare. A Super Snake is basically a new Shelby GT 500 that you buy and then you ship the new car to Shelby America and then spend another 40k to have them transform the Shelby 500 to a Shelby Super Snake. The finished Snake is unlike any other car on the road. Depending on the year, they have between 725 and 1000 horsepower.
Go to Google and put in “Super Snake,” and click on the images button and you will see what I am talking about.
You have heard many people say that when they were young they wished they had bought a new Chevy Super Sport, Boss Mustang, Shelby Hemi Cuda, etc., because they could buy them for 4,000- 5,000 when they were brand new. That is true, but all things are relative because in 1969 new cars cost about one half of the average annual income. So today, it is almost the same situation in that on average a nice car cost ½ – ¾ of a person’s annual salary.
So, the Shelby Super Snake will most likely be a valuable and collectable car in 40 years. All that aside, if you ever pull up beside one, trust me when I tell you that you do not want to challenge it in whatever fast car you may think you are driving. The Super Snake will spank you and make you look like you are driving a lawn mower.
One day, maybe I will post a picture of the Super Snake I buy. Ha. KT