The Shelby GT500: It’s all about raw power

At $54,000, the Shelby GT500 is an expensive one trick pony — it likes to go in one direction, fast. Peter Valdes-Dapena and I got to drive and review it for CNNMoney. As a German sports car fan, I had my doubts about raw American power. Peter let me drive the Shelby GT500 around the…

1999 Mercedes CLK GTR goes for $1.1 million

The 1999 Mercedes CLK GTR racecar was originally built so that the automaker could compete in a new race series. Among the rules: Automakers needed to build at least 25 production versions of the racing vehicles. This one was the first of those production cars and I had the opportunity to spend some time with…