First Shelby Mustangs built in Venice, CA

I was pretty sure they only built cars in Detroit back in the day. But I’m not a smart man. And I know zero about the car industry. Except that they killed the electric car. Or was it oil companies?  Both of them in a conspiracy?  Not important for now. 

Mustangs. Shelby Mustangs, the hottest.  Guess where they were first built in 1965?  Venice, CA. (howstuffworks.com) They didn’t actually build them from scratch.  Race car driver Carroll Shelby had a facility in Venice that modified Mustang Cobras into the first GT-350s (that’s gear head speak for “Shelby Mustang”).

And now you know. Venice, CA is the birthplace of the Shelby Mustang. And knowing, my friends, is half the battle.

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