hr: Carroll Shelby Cobra 427 - Luxury Sports Car Legend Turns 85

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The April issue of the new luxury lifestyle magazine, hr: (Watches and Luxury Lifestyle) hits the newsstands this week with legendary race car driver and automotive designer, Carroll Shelby, as the cover story. Carroll Shelby is the creator of the famous Cobra 427 and a world renown icon of the US car industry.

The April issue of the new luxury lifestyle magazine, hr: (Watches and Luxury Lifestyle) hits the newsstands this week with legendary race car driver and automotive designer, Carroll Shelby, as the cover story.

Cruising into the luxury lifestyle magazine market, hr: features a man who proves that hip has no age. Recently celebrating his 85th birthday, Mr. Shelby's innovations including the 427 Cobra Roadster and Shelby GT 500, mark the man's influence in the luxury sports car marketplace.

The article takes readers on a journey through Carroll's youth in Texas, international racing career and automotive innovations including the acquisition of the title "King of the Road." The Shelby name is not just a name of the past. The hot rodder's automobile production factory in Las Vegas is still cranking out component vehicles. His 427 cobras are hot investment pieces. Originally sold on the market in 1966 for around $7,500 they can sell today for approximately half a million dollars.

In a recent auction, the 2008 Ford Shelby GT500KR sold for $550,000.

With plenty of images of Carroll and his cars, the article takes you from the 1950s to present day. hr: magazine proudly shares the innovative spirit of Carroll Shelby.

Additionally, in the spirit of innovation, April's hr: (Watches and Luxury Lifestyle) magazine features an article on Hublot watch brand's high-spirited C.E.O., Mr. Jean-Claude Biver, and his "7 Factors of Success."

hr: (pronounced by saying the letter names, "h" and "r") is currently distributed in the U.S. through Time Warner and is also distributed in Europe during the annual international watch and jewelry exhibitions. It can be found in leading bookstores and newsstands such as Barnes & Noble.

hr: (Watches and Luxury Lifestyle) magazine is published by hr GMT, Inc., a privately owned company established in 1998 in Florida's Tampa Bay area.

PR contact:
Joe Vangieri, Editor, hr: (727) 443-4800                                                                                
joev @ hrgmt.com

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