One of the Iacocca Silver 45th Anniversary Mustangs up for sale

Article by Christian A., on February 18, 2011

Bidding ends on February 23 for one of the 45 limited edition Iacocca Silver 45th Anniversary Mustangs. So far, the bidding is stuck at $80,000 but the car has been estimated to fetch at least $120,000.

The highest bidder will also get the chance to have lunch with the “Father of the Mustang” in Los Angeles. In fact, the car was donated by Lee Iacocca himself. The anniversary model is the result of the collaboration between Iacocca, designer Michael Leone, Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters and Design Company.

All of the 45 limited edition Mustangs are custom-built by the team at Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters, who made use of composite construction laminates, a reinforced material that is mainly used in aerospace design.

The special edition is available in two powerplant options sourced from the same engine: a normally-aspirated 4.6l Ford V8. The unit develops either 320 hp (for the Ford Racing Cold Air) or 400 hp (for the Ford Racing Supercharger). Meanwhile, both are partnered to a 5-speed stick shift transmission but an automatic version is also available.

The vehicle is based on a 2009 Mustang GT platform. The team upgraded the suspension with a Ford Racing Performance Handling Package and the wheel shave had been custom made and covered in Goodyear Eagle RS-A performance tires.

For the interior, the model had been fitted with a leather-wrapped steering wheel with "I" logos, Diamond Design leather seats with embroidery stitching, an Iacocca signature dash plaque with serial number, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with “I” badge and Iacocca-badged aluminum sill plates.

Forty-five years following the introduction of the original Ford Mustang at the 1964 World’s Fair at New York during a spectacular press conference, Lee Iacocca, an auto industry visionary proudly presented the newest version of the popular muscle car. The Iacocca Silver Edition Ford Mustang for its 45th Anniversary is an awesome vehicle incorporated with Ford’s latest advancements in performance technology.

This Mustang fastback certainly has the flair and style to be recognized. No more than 45 units of "2009½" Iacocca Silver Edition Mustangs” painted in a special silver chosen by "Iacocca", will be available.

Iacocca Silver Edition Mustang, which took almost two years to develop, is a joint effort of Michael Leone, designer of Iacocca and Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters, world-leading coachbuilding as well as Design Company located in Fountain Valley, California.

The latest business venture called I Legacy will be in agreement with exclusive Ford dealer Galpin Ford, to present the 45th Anniversary Iacocca Silver Edition Ford Mustangs to the market. To put it briefly, the latest Iacocca Silver Edition Mustang is spectacular.

Its lines flow naturally from the front to the rear. The handcrafted rolling work of art, its innovations as well as the impact of its fastback design, make it exceptional in all angles. It has hollow headlights, low stance and slanted grill that give off a street vibe. Iacocca was quoted to have said that when the “original Mustang” came along, it clearly had the power to change everything and it eventually did.

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