All proceeds from the sale will be sent to the Fund of struggle against diabetes.
Not had time to subside talk about the world debut of the extreme versions of American coupes at the auto show in Detroit, as the first mass-produced 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 with serial number 001 sold at a charity auction Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale 2015 for $ 1 million. According to the organizers of the event, all money raised will go to the charity JDRF research diabetes problems. The winning bidder, whose name wasn’t reported, will be able to choose a car in any color and configuration. Shelby GT350R is the easiest version of all the “Mustangs” of the current generation, the car is 59 kg lighter than the Shelby GT350 Track Pack.
From a standard coupe car differs low and stiffer suspension, more aggressive bodywork, own wheels. Shelby GT350R driven by the atmospheric eight-cylinder petrol engine capacity of 500 HP and a maximum torque of 542 Nm (the most powerful “aspirated” of the company for the whole story). Painted red brake calipers, two stripes through the whole body, signboards Shelby GT350R, rear spoiler â€“ these are the features of the external appearance, which can recognize the new coupe. In the cabin there are leather in contrast colours and a new sports steering wheel with reduced diameter.
Only 37 copies of the Shelby GT350R will be made by Ford to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Shelby GT350.
Original Shelby GT350
The car was created on the basis racing model Mustang creative team headed by Carroll Shelby for all the fans of speed and sport. Since then, the name Shelby GT became iconic and extremely valuable for collectors and all lovers of sports cars.
For the anniversary of the creation Shelby, Ford will release a limited edition 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, equipped with the most powerful naturally aspirated engine Ford for all history of existence of the model Mustang. The number 37 was not chosen randomly. That’s how much an original Shelby GT350 was built in 1965 to participate in the race.