Ford to sell first 2015 Mustang at a Barrett-Jackson auction

Article by Anita Panait, on December 28, 2013

Ford Motor Co. will sell the first retail unit of the new Ford Mustang at Barrett-Jackson Auction Company’s event in Scottsdale, Arizona on January 18, 2014. The proceeds of the auction will go to JDRF, a leading global organization in the United States that funds type 1 diabetes research. In its 50 years of existence, the Ford Mustang has become a symbol of freedom for millions of people globally, thus it is only fitting that Ford will auction off a new Mustang to aid a move to free people who have diabetes.

“We’re kicking off the next 50 years of Mustang in style with a 2015 model featuring a sleek all-new design, world-class performance and innovative technologies,” remarked Steve Ling, North America car marketing manager for Ford. He said that they are “thrilled” to take advantage of Mustang’s popularity to help “achieve the dream of ending juvenile diabetes.”

Since its launch in April 1964, Mustang has been “the car designed to be designed by you,” thanks to its wide variety of powertrains, colors, body styles and other options. The 2015 Mustang continues that formula by offering three engine options and new technology features.

The winning bidder of 2015 Mustang – offered as Lot No. 3010 -- will be able to choose between a manual or an automatic transmission. The winner could also select preferred interior, exterior and stripe color combinations offered on the new Ford Mustang GT. The team involved in the Mustang’s design and development will sign the muscle car in appreciation of the donation to JDRF.

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

It’s pretty neat if you possess something of an extraordinary breed like, say, the Pagani Huayra. There are after all just a total of 100 units ever been built by...
by - April 28, 2017
If you’ve ever visited an arcade, chances are you have already seen a Logitech G920 wheel. If that doesn’t ring a bell, it’s the steering wheel that you use when...
by - April 28, 2017
Toyota Motor Corporation disclosed that it will be bringing two of its Mirai fuel cell vehicles to China by October of this year. Tests will then be conducted on these...
by - April 28, 2017
Jaguar fans, as well as auto enthusiasts in general, has a reason to celebrate this week as the brand gave everyone a peek of the new 2018 XF Sportbrake. This...
by - April 28, 2017
BMW has revealed that its i brand has partnered with TED in order to launch a worldwide search of unique ideas under the title “NextVisionaries.” This brand has long been...
by - April 28, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries