Snakes on Telegraph

Rick Sheldon of the Graff Automotive Group solicited ideas on how to help them promote the grand opening of their mega-facility on Telegraph in Southfield. In collaboration with Bruce Heckman (Viper Club) and Steve White (Shelby Club) we came up with the idea to display Shelby inspired vehicles.  Rick LOVED the idea. So we are on!! Join us on[…]

September 7th Cars and Coffee

Cars, Coffee and Friends at PMD Garage September 7th! Our fall Cars and Coffee will be held at the historic location of Pontiac’s original Pontiac Sales and Service location and later a well-known Ford and Lincoln Dealership in the epicenter of downtown Pontiac right off Woodward Avenue. This location was established in 1935 and is[…]

Replica vs Real Cobras

Replica vs. Real By Tim Suddard May 14, 2019 | AC, Shelby, Kit Car & Replica, Cobra | Posted in Restoration & Renovation , Buyer’s Guides | From the Sept. 2008 issue | Never miss an article Steve McQueen didn’t wear replica Persol sunglasses. He had the real thing. His Porsches, Cobras and Ferraris were also all genuine. Big difference between McQueen and the rest[…]

For Sale: Contemporary Cobra CCX 33868 built in 1996 with only 3,800 miles!

GLCC is helping the family of Tim Beesley, who passed away, sell his beloved Contemporary Cobra   Contemporary Cobra Overview   Ragoon Red with Black leather interior 351 CJ Toploader 4 speed Jag inboard disc rear end Coil overs XKE rack and pinion steering Pin drive Halibrand style wheels Contemporary was the Gold standard for[…]

GLCC Joins Alfa Romeo Club for AutoCross School and Events!

Our new friends Scott Whitford and David Small presented at our March Meeting the Art of Auto Cross. We arranged this as many members expressed interest in learning more and participating in AutoCross activities. The schedule for 2019 follows: Autocross School:  May 5th at 9:30am. Oakland University (Lot #37 South edge near Squirrel).  This is[…]

Factory Five Shelby Cobra: A retirement replica roadster- What it’s like to build one — or in this fan’s case, three of them

Hey Gang, Our friend and GLCC Member Paul Borror’s interview by AutoBlog has hit the airwaves!  Congrats Paul!! Click here for video  Transcript When you drive one of these, you’re like a rockstar. People are always waving at you, giving you the thumbs up. People recognize them just like I did. They recognize them from[…]

GLCC Exclusive – Michigan Proving Grounds Tour and Track Day!!

Greetings GLCC Friends! John Scholtes and I have been working diligently at putting together our BIG (GLCC EXCLUSIVE) EVENT at the Michigan Proving Grounds in Romeo on Friday June 7th (rain date June 28th). This is one of those events that will be truly a once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity!  For those who joined our friend William Deary to take delivery of his Ford[…]

2005 Superformance Mark 3 Cobra (10 year Anniversary Addition) For Sale: $64,995

Our good friend Jim Malak is departing with his beautiful 2005 Superformance Mark 3 Cobra (10 year Anniversary Addition) Options Include:   Full removable top and a tonneau cover. Roadster front and rear bumpers in stainless steel. Glove box, Tinted Sunvisor and side windshield wind deflectors. RTs Heavy duty rear upper shock mounts. RTs Racing inspired[…]

The truth behind Shelby’s 1964 “secret weapon” Cobra Daytona Coupe

55 years later, Peter Brock separates fact from fiction. by Scott Oldham // Like the gnarled reflections in the polished aluminum skin of this faithful recreation of the legendary race car, the tale of Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, chassis number CSX2286, became distorted over the last 55 years. As the story goes, the truck carrying CSX2286, the[…]

Superformance To Resurrect Ford’s Stunning Shelby GR-1 Concept

Remember the Shelby GR-1 show car from way back in the early 2000s? That stillborn project is about to come back to life thanks to Superformance, a tuner based in Irvine, California. The company bills itself as “a distributor of complete, rolling-chassis replica and continuation race cars of the 1960s.” But Superformance appears to have[…]

2018 Year in Review

   The purpose of this update is to reflect on 2018 and to peek into 2019.  Frankly, spring cannot come fast enough! Throughout the year you have provided feedback on the Club and the events. Thank you.  That feedback has been critical to shaping the Club and creating memorable experiences enjoyable by all. In 2018, we created 30 opportunities to gather,[…]