For 1969 the name “Cobra” is lost and it is baptized again such as the Shelby GT350 or Shelby GT500, while receiving a Great redesign. The length was increased by 10 cm. These Decisions were made mostly by Ford.
-The Shelby GT350 now equipped a 5.7L (351 cu in) engine.
-Carrroll Shelby canceled its agreement with Ford during the Summer of 1969.
In the photos we have the
1969 Shelby GT350 Fastback
Packard Co. file photograph of a 1952 Packard front view, passing through large puddle, man behind wheel. Inscribed on photo back: “1952 Packard 250, twenty-fifth series, model 2531, 8-cylinder, 150-horsepower, 122-inch wheelbase, Mayfair sport coupe (body type #2577), fitted with exterior sun shield, note: redesigned pelican emblem, no "P-A-C-K-A-R-D” above grille, Packard crest mounted on grille, three redesigned jet louvers on rear fender, setting Packard Proving Grounds.“
Courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection, Detroit Public Library
I’m not overly convinced by this Lexus RX200t. It’s nice inside but the 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol means it’s both slow and ridiculously thirsty. 0-62mph takes 9.5 seconds yet I’ve not even averaged 21mpg. Oh dear.