EyesOn Design 2012 will feature giant Shelby tribute

Nearly 50 Shelby vehicles will be showcased in a special Shelby Snake Pit exhibit at the 25th annual EyesOn Design car show on Father’s Day, June 17, 2012 at the Eleanor & Edsel Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan. 

Cars featured in the historic gathering will include a ’64 Shelby Cobra, a ’65 Mustang GT350 prototype, a ’66 Ford GT40,  a ’67 Super Snake Mustang, six Shelby Dodge vehicles including an ’83 Dodge Shelby Charger, a ’99 Shelby Series 1, and the ’08 Shelby GT500 Mustang movie car used in the “Knight Rider” TV series. One final addition is a Shelby Series 1 Titan motorcycle. The Snake Pit is presented as a special tribute to automotive legend  Carroll Shelby, who passed away on May 12, 2012 at age 89.

EyesOn Design benefits the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation, and is a major source of revenue for the DIO’s research, education and support group programs for the visually impaired.

The EyesOn Design car show, featuring over 220 historic and collector cars, is a favorite Father’s Day destination in the Detroit area. The annual event is held at the Eleanor and Edsel Ford House at 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan 48236.

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Photo of ’67 Mustang Shelby GT500 Super Snake by Al Rogers