The first Ford Mustang GT 2024 production will be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, Arizona, on January 28. It was reported that all proceeds will go to JDRF, the global type 1 diabetes research and advocacy organization.
It is the third generation of Mustangs VIN 001 which will be auctioned for charity. the first models Mustang Shelby GT500, Mustang Mach 1 and Mustang Bullitt were auctioned for a similar purpose.
“Ford has a long tradition of supporting charitable organizations through the Barrett-Jackson auction, and we’re proud to offer the new Mustang GT to support worthy causes like juvenile diabetes research.” Jim Owens, Mustang’s marketing manager, commented.
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“This seventh generation is our most powerful Mustang GT to date, and the winning bidder will not only support a good cause, but will become the owner of the first Mustang GT.”, he added.
The winner will be able to choose between any standard Mustang GT option, which includes: manual or automatic transmission, 11 colors, 18 to 20” wheels and brakes. Brembos in three shades.
This product features a tuned 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine capable of producing 480 hp and 415 pound-feet of torque. Although if the active valve exhaust system is chosen the values increase to 486 hp and 418 ib-ft, being the most powerful Mustang in history.
Once the first model is delivered, regular production is expected to start this summer.
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