Carroll Shelby, the man who transformed the American auto industry, has died at age 89. He passed away yesterday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. His cause of death was not disclosed.
He was always known for reinventing the automobile and creating monsters of cars such as the Shelby Cobra. Shelby is also releasing the Shelby 1000, a Mustang with over 1000hp that joins the 200mph club.
Carroll Shelby will be missed immensely in the automotive world and our condolences go out to his family.
Update: Shelby had been in the hospital for several weeks, suffering from pneumonia.